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Driver (Temporary Appointment - 6 months)

Apply now Job no: 503609
Work type: Temporary Appointment
Location: Thailand
Categories: Operations and Business Management

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

 

Purpose of the Position

Under the supervision of the Senior Administrative Assistant, the driver provides reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and regulations.

 

Major Responsibilities and Key Expected Results

 

  • Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials

Drives office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials and visitors, delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items, and meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport and may include assisting with basic visa and customs formalities arrangements when required.

 

  • Maintenance of assigned vehicle

Ensures vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels and car washing.

 

  • Documentation of vehicle related information

Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax formalities.

 

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • Completion of secondary education with valid driving license, knowledge of local driving/traffic rules and regulations, and skills in minor vehicle repairs
  • Minimum 2 years work experience as a driver in international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record
  • Familiarity with immigration/customs procedures an advantage
  • Fluency of English and Thai, both oral and written
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, tact and courtesy
  • Ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

 

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity

Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results

Functional Competencies

  • Analyzing
  • Learning and Researching
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Following Instructions and Procedures

 

To view our competency framework, please click here

 

Successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package under the UN system.

 

Please send application no later than 3 April 2017.

 

All UN including UNICEF candidates need to send an application letter together with Personal History (P-11) and Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs) of the last two years.

 

Download File FORM P11.doc

 

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

 

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

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Applications close: SE Asia Standard Time

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