Afghanistan Unspecified 452
Date Posted:Oct 17, 2010
Closing Date:Oct 17, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Services
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:


UNDP Afghanistan is supporting the Government of Afghanistan to implement the Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Programme. This programme is supported by the international community and the United Nations to bring long term security and stability to Afghanistan. To implement this programme, a Peace and Reintegration (P&R) Trust Fund will be established to support various reintegration efforts, including training programmes, development activities and technical support.

Job Summary:

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. c) Understanding of route planning and security measures;
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, 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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Corporate Competencies:

Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values;
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
Teamwork: Good Interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
Communication: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally;
Must be willing to work on shifts including some nights, weekends and official holidays duty;
Pleasant personality, clean and well groomed;
Perform any other relevant duties as required.

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
Impact of Results:
The results have an impact on the success of country programme within specific areas of cooperation. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.

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.

Job Requirement:

Education and Experience:
Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license.
Minimum of 2 years work experience as a driver with UN or International Organizations;
Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations;
Good skills in minor vehicles repair;
Experience in driving various types of vehicles;
Good familiarity of Kabul and other major cities in the country.
Language Requirements:

Good knowledge of English and fluency in the language of the duty station, knowledge.

Job Location:

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