Light Vehicle Driver

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Job Opening
Job Opening ID220871
Job Network : Logistique, transports et chaîne d’approvisionnement
Job Family : Transportation
Category and Level : Catégorie des services généraux et catégories apparentéesG-3

Duty Station : MEXICO CITY

Department/Office : Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Date Posted : Nov 8, 2023
Deadline : Nov 22, 2023
Org. Setting and Reporting
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region’s economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities. Please visit our website at for further information. This position is located in the General Services Unit of the Administration Section at the Subregional Headquarters of ECLAC Mexico in Mexico City. The Light Vehicle Driver reports to the Director.
Under the overall supervision of the Director, the Light Vehicle Driver will be responsible for the following duties: • Collect and analyze data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables, and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting. • Drives vehicles safely for the transport of authorised 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 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.
• Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates 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; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. • 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 timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Job – Specific Qualification
A valid driver’s license is required. A safe and penalty fee driving certificate is required. Training relevant to driving is required.
Work Experience
Two years of progressive experience as a driver is required. The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to 0 for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher. Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans and other kinds of motorised vehicles is desirable. Work experience with an international organization, Diplomatic representation or multinational company is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat; and Spanish is a working language of ECLAC. For the position advertised, fluency of Spanish is required. Knowledge of English is required. Knowledge of the second language (English/Spanish) will be tested unless it can be supported by a certificate from a recognized institution. NOTE: ‘’Advanced knowledge’’ equals a rating of ‘’fluent’’ in all four areas (speak, read, write, and understand) and ‘’intermediate knowledge’’ equals a rating of ‘’confident’’ in two of the four areas.
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