Tuesday, February 9, 2010

UNDP, Driver (1 Post), Deadline February 12, 2010.

Vacancy Announcement

Project Title: Strengthening Early Recovery for Comprehensive and Sustainable Recovery of IDPs-SERC
Post title: Driver (1 post)
Duty Station: Dili, Timor – Leste
Duration: 6 months, with possible extension
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Level: SB-1
Expected Start date: March 2010
Organization Unit: UNDP, CPR Unit
Entitlement/Benefits: Please obtain from the UNDP, Human Resources Unit           


The UNDP Strengthening Early Recovery for Comprehensive and Sustainable Recovery of IDPs-SERC Project is seeking one Driver to work under the direction of the National Project Manager in support of Project activities. This post will be based in Dili, however the driver will be required to travel to the districts.

Supervision: National Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

The driver is expected to assume the following responsibilities:

·         Drive project vehicles for the transport of project personnel and equipment;
·         Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean;
·         Maintain car trip log each time the vehicle is used including: daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc.;
·         Maintain the serviceability of the vehicle:  Check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs other minor repairs and arranges for external repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean and in good working order, logs official trips, daily mileage, gas/fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing and other services and timely annual vehicle inspection and registration;
·         Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident;
·         Support the project staff during workshops, training and field trips, facilitate their movements and    assist in other related duty needed by them;
·         To perform all other duties necessary, as required.


·      Primary education; driver’s license; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
·      Three years work experience as a driver, safe driving record and including driving to the districts.
·      Knowledge of local conditions in Timor-Leste.
·      Initiative, independence, sound judgment, flexibility, service-oriented approach and problem solving and action-oriented.
·      Safe driving record.
·      Willingness to drive to the districts.
·      Must be reliable and punctual.
·      Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
·      English Language is an asset.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications together with:

§         curriculum vitae
§         P11
§         Photocopy of driving license and certificates
§         Referees details and references / evaluations
To the following address:
Human Resources Unit
UNDP, Building 11,
UN House, Caicoli Street
Dili, Timor-Leste

The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday 12 February 2010
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.