UNICEF Vacancies: Senior Driver (General Service Category) - Jobs in Ghana

UNICEF Vacancies: Senior Driver (General Service Category)

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19 Sep, 2011

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ghanaian Nationals for the post of Senior Driver (General Service Category).

VN No.: VN-11-29                                                Post Level: GS-3
IMIS #: 1911                                                     Duty Station: Accra
Type of Contract: Fixed Term Appointment   Duration: 1 year renewable

Job Purpose:
Under the supervision of the Administrative Assistants drives the Representative’s vehicle and assist in the management of drivers and vehicles.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives Representative and other high-ranking officials and performs protocol, routine and/or other task assigned by the Representative or designated official.
  • Meets officials at the Airport and facilitate Immigration/Customs formalities
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., reports promptly to the Supervisor any defects/faults on the vehicle, performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean; ensures safety and custody of vehicle including tools, etc on it
  • Assists Administrative Assistant on transport management; control and supervise usage of vehicles, fuel consumption, other lubricants, servicing/maintenance, travel schedules, Logging of official trips, monthly mileage reports, etc.
  • Assists in the selection of drivers for official trips from the carpooling system
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident
  • Stands in for supervisor in his/her absence concerning management of drivers and vehicles


Required Skills or Experience


  • Middle School Leaving Certificate
  • Professional Driving License
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of auto mechanics desirable
  • Four years continuous safe driving as a professional driver
  • Fluency in English required. Another UN language is an asset

Competence Profile:
Core Values (Required):

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity

Core Competencies (Required):

  • Communication (I)
  • Working with People (I)
  • Drive for Results (I)

Functional Competencies (Required)

  • Analysing (I)
  • Following Instructions and Procedures (I)
  • Planning and Organising (I)
  • Learning and Researching (I)


How To Apply

If you have experience working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children and match the profile outlines, send a brief application letter supported by detailed curriculum vitae, UN Personal History form (which can be downloaded from http://www.unicef.org/about/employ) and photocopies of other supporting document to:

The Human Resources Officer
P. O. Box 5051



Offer valid till: 26 Sep, 2011

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