Job Network : Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain
Job Family : Transports
Category and Level : Catégorie des services généraux et catégories apparentées, G-3
Duty Station : LIMA
Department/Office : Resident Coordinator System
Date Posted : Nov 8, 2023
Deadline : Dec 7, 2023
Org. Setting and Reporting
The UN Secretary-General launched on January 1, 2019, a bold and new global reform that repositioned the UN Development System to deliver more effectively and efficiently with the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. As part of this reform, UN Resident Coordinator Offices (UN RCO), under the leadership of an empowered and independent UN Resident Coordinator—the highest-ranking official of the UN Development System and Representative of the UN Secretary-General at country level—support countries in the achievement of their development priorities and the attainment of the SDGs. This position is located in the Resident Coordinator’s Office and reports to the Resident Coordinator Team Leader. Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
• Drives vehicles safely for the transport of authorized personnel and for the transport of general cargo goods and or. • Makes deliveries of parcels, documents, etc., between the office and other offices and institutions, e.g. Ministries, Embassies, Permanent Missions, etc. • Makes minor purchases and collect urgent purchases from local suppliers as requested. Collect goods from the customs with due regard to customs regulations and formalities. May make or collect payment for goods. • Meets official personnel at the airport. • Deals effectively and tactfully with officials and visitors. • Takes care of the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.; perform minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that vehicle is kept clean. • Logs fuel consumption, maintenance, insurance, SOAT, etc. • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of accident. • Applies good judgment in the context of assignments given. • Performs other duties as assigned. • Weekly, enter personal vacation requests and overtime reports into the Umoja system. • Intermediate-level English language skills (preferably) • Basic knowledge in the use of technological equipment (copier, scanner, computer) • Comply with the office hours within the facilities in case you are not performing transportation services.
PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of driving rules and regulations. Knowledge of the area and the current condition of roads and highways; security and safety awareness; familiarity with frequently traveled routes and routines of the more senior staff or the officers Show pride in work and in achievements; demonstrate professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; and remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work. PLANNING AND ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates an appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. Client ORIENTATION: considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timelines for delivery of products or services to clients. __________________________________________________________________
High school diploma or equivalent is required. A valid national driver’s license is required. A valid basic life support (BLS) certificate or equivalent is desirable.
Job – Specific Qualification
A minimum of two (2) years of progressive, responsible experience as a driver with a safe driving record is required. Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans and other kinds of motorized vehicles, is required. One (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or a related area is desirable. Experience working with the United Nations or a comparable organization is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written Spanish and knowledge of English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage. NOTE: “fluency equals a rating of “fluent” in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and “knowledge” equals a rating of ” confident” in two of the four areas