Wednesday, March 3, 2010

UNFPA, Driver, Deadline March 12, 2010.



Job Title: Driver   
Organization: MSS/UNPFA
Organization Description: United Nations
Job Location: Dili with travels to the District
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Duration: 1 year initially with possibility of renewal, (three months probation period apply)
Closing Date: 12/03/2010

Summary:  The incumbent serves as the UNFPA driver responsible for the safe transport of UNFPA staff in Dili and other Districts or countrywide and ensuring the vehicles are properly maintained and kept in good condition. Driver reports on the state of the vehicle to supervisor and takes all the necessary dispositions. This position reports to the Logistic and Procurement Assistant.

Essential functions include (but are not limited to):

  1. Under the supervision/coordination of the Logistic and Procurement Assistant for Gender Project, the incumbent drives for the assigned vehicle to transport authorized project’s personnel, documents and other supplies & equipment if requested.
  2. Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle:  Checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., and reports any failure observed in the vehicle to his Supervisor to arrange for external repairs. 
  3. 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 in timely manner.
  4. Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of any of involvement in accidents (brief to be written and provided to all Drivers).  
  5. Supports the Programme staff during the implementation of the DHS/Census activities facilitating their movements. Must be reliable and punctual.
  6. The incumbent will assist other Project Staff to facilitate the implementation of activities as needed by the team such as but not limited to photocopying and deliveries etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/ Skills: complete Secondary School, driving license and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
-  At least 5 years of practical experience in vehicle driving, preferably part of it acquired in the UN System or NGOs.
-  Knowledge of local conditions and the administrative regions of Timor Leste.

Other competencies:
-                      Initiative - Independent - Sound judgment – Flexible - Service-oriented approach - Problem solving and action-oriented.

Language Requirements
      - Fluency in Tetum Knowledge of Portuguese and/or Bahasa an advantage.

Candidates should submit a Cover Letter, Recent Curriculum Vitae and P11 form in a sealed envelope marking “Confidential” and mentioned the post being applied at the top of the envelope, by 12th March  2010 at the latest to the following address:

UN House,
Caicoli Street,
Dili, Timor-Leste
or email to:

Note : May get the P11 form at the security house at the back gate of Obrigado Barracks compound (opposite Palacio da Cinzas) or get the soft copy by sending an email to the above email address.