Driver (three positions)

Closing date: Saturday, 15 April 2017

Education & Work Experience: B-Less Than HS Graduate – 3 year(s) experience
Vacancy Type: FTA Local
Posting Type: External
Bureau: Africa
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Head of Transport in UNDP Malawi, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to UNDP staff and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Driving office vehicles on authorised assignments
  • Effective pick-ups of documentation and personnel from different locations
  • Ensure that the assigned vehicle is in good running condition, reporting any fault for immediate attention
  • Efficient use of motor vehicle fuel, ensure that that fuel utilised is well reconciled with Mileage covered
  • Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time
Corporate Competencies
  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Functional Competencies
Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Shares knowledge and experience
  • Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office
Development and Operational Effectiveness
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol
  • Well developed chauffeur courtesies
  • Good skills in initiative and discretion
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues
  • Adequate communications skills to be able to liaise with police and protocol staff on different assignments,
  • Be conversant with basic computer operations such as internet/email operation as most of the transport requests are made through email
  • Well behaved, well groomed and dressed, discreet, has a high level of person ethics
  • Be resilient and ready to work under pressure and odd hours
  • Be a team player, easily associative with other pool drivers

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