Driver, Maiduguri, Nigeria
Driver, Maiduguri, Nigeria

Job description

Organization:UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
Category:Logistics & Transportation
Grade: SB1
Duration: Initial duration of 9 months
Deadline: 24 January 2017


Under the guidance and supervision of the Administrative & Finance Analyst in Abuja and direct supervisor, the Head of Sub-Office in Gombe, 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 Country Sub Office (CO), Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.

This position is based in Gombe.

Duties and Responsibilities

ummary of Key Functions:

Provision of reliable and secure driving services
Proper use of vehicle
Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
Availability of documents/ supplies
Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.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, and 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.


Secondary Education. Valid Driver's license.

Work Experiance

2 years' work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.


Corporate Competencies:

Demonstrates commitment to OCHA'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

Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues

Leadership and Self-Management

Focuses on result for the client

Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude

Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure

Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views


Fluency in English, knowledge of

Local language of the duty station.

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