Driver

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time -

Grade: G2
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): two years
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2022, 10:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Zambia-Lusaka
Organization: AF_ZMB Zambia
Schedule: Full-time
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
CSU were established in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM and ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of ERP system.The Operations Support and Logistics team is responsible for WHO vehicles and other transportation medium ensuring efficient use of resources and coordinating field travel.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Drive office vehicles to convey authorized personnel, delivery and collection of mail, documents etc; Meet authorized personnel at the airport, facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required; Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies e.g vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; Ensures proper daily maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs etc; Ensures that the vehicle is kept clean and mission ready; Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumptions, oil changes, greasing, etc. and fills in the Monthly vehicle data form; Take steps required by the rules and regulations in case of involvement in an accident; Perform other related duties as required or instructed as assigned by the supervisor.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Essential: Completion of secondary education or equivalence training and valid driving license.
Desirable: Basic mechanics certificate and first aid training
Experience
Essential: Minimum of one year driving experience as a driver; clean safe driving record.
Desirable: Experience in driving within WHO or other UN agency an asset. Experience in Oracle-based or other ERP systems
Skills
Ability to read, write and understand instructions in the working language; An ability to write a concise and official report of incidents; Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads and conditions; Ability to assess vehicles for mechanical fitness and skills in minor vehicle repairs; Ability to work in a team.
WHO Competencies
Teamwork
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Communication
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable:
REMUNERATION
WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at ZMW 181,258 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
A written test may be used as a form of screening.
In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
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WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.