On behalf of UNHCR, UNDP in Uzbekistan seeks multilingual, motivated candidates with appropriate experience for the position of a Driver, who will be for providing effective transportation services at the central level in timely and secure manner.
The Driver position is placed in Termez and functions under direct supervision of the Associate Supply Officer. In addition to the senior driver’s duties, the incumbent assists in general office administration, including travel arrangement, customs related issues, and delivery of invoices, acts. The incumbent is focal point for sending and receiving of pouches, mails and other office correspondence. The incumbent also works with the warehouse focal point, assisting him/her in goods receiving in the warehouse, quality and quantity control, and goods releasing from the warehouse.
The Senior Driver has regular contacts with staff within the UNHCR Office and with others (including Partners, government authorities, etc.) outside UNHCR involving limited exchange of information.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Associate Supply Officer the incumbent will perform the following duties and responsibilities:
Integrity: Demonstrate the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviours. Stands by decisions that are in the Organization’s interest, even if they are unpopular.
Professionalism: Substantive experience in technical and administrative functions (e.g., administrative and budget programme), familiarity with the relationship between business objectives and operations;
Respect to Diversity: Work effectively with people from all backgrounds. Do not discriminate against any individual or group.
Communication: Ability to write in clearly and concisely. Possession of effective verbal and written communication skills.
Client Orientation: Establish and sustain effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients and respond to client needs promptly. Organize and prioritize work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines.
Planning and Organizing: Sound organizational skills and time management skills, ability to prioritize own work programme and to work independently or with minimum supervision, ability to deliver assignments in a timely manner.
Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance.
Availability of a third-party liability insurance is a must;
Knowledge of Uzbekistan orientation;
Ability to take trips outside of Termez;
Safe driving record (e.g. last five years);
Professional driving license (B and C) is desirable;
Previous work for an international organization and companies would be considered as an advantage;
Excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor repair;
Experience in driving across country regions, a good knowledge of country geography and roads;