Education & Work Experience: C-HS Graduate or Equivalent - 2 year(s) experience
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension
Tanzaniana Nationals Only.
Under the overall guidance direct supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
The Driver provides driving services to the operations and programme staff in the CO, Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures provision of reliable and safe driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of UNDP staff, other high-ranking officials and visitors, b) delivering and collecting of mail, documents and other items, and c) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formality arrangements when required;
Ensures cost-savings on proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports;
Function / Expected Results Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc;
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts;
Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties;
Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies;
Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints;
Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations;
Ability to operate and maintain a variety of computerized business machines and office equipment in order to provide efficient delivery of service;
Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities;
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair (for Drivers);
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol (for Drivers);
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues (for Drivers);