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Driver
Juba, South Sudan
Certificate of completion of secondary/high school is required A valid driver’s license is required
PUBLIC SECTOR
Minimum of two years work experience as a driver, Skills in driving is a requirement
Background Information - Job-specific

Background Information – Project

UNOPS SSCO will be implementing the South Sudan Safety Net Project (SSSNP), which is funded by the World Bank (WB) to address existing challenges of soaring levels of poverty, vulnerability, unemployment and idleness, particularly amongst youth. The project development objective is to provide access to income opportunities and temporary employment to the poor and vulnerable households and strengthen safety nets delivery systems.

SSSNP has three main components namely:
a. Public works plus including complementary activities like entrepreneurial skills, WASH trainings and early childhood development and nutrition messaging;
b. Direct income support targeting HHs who are labour constrained;
c. Strengthening safety net delivery systems.

The project will be targeting the most vulnerable segments of South Sudanese population aiming to be benefit in excess of 68 thousand beneficiary HH in more than 10 vulnerable locations across the country.

Functional Responsibilities

Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Support Officer, the driver provides reliable and safe driving services to project team and visitors, ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver has a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Summary of Key Functions:
Provision of reliable and secure driving services
Proper use of vehicle
Day-to-day maintenance and cleaning of the assigned vehicle
Availability of documents/ supplies
Immediate action in case of accident
1. Provides reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the project team and visitors b) collecting and delivering mail, documents and other items; and c) meeting official personnel at the airport and facilitating immigration and customs formalities as required.
2. Ensures proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
3. Ensures the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle by checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tries, etc.; performing minor repairs and arranging for major repairs; and ensuring that the vehicle is kept clean.
4. Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts.
5. Ensures that immediate steps as required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.

Impact of Results

The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe and timely execution of the UNOPS services.

Education

Certificate of completion of secondary/high school is required
A valid driver’s license is required
Experience

Minimum of two years work experience as a driver
Skills in driving is a requirement
Languages

Fluent working knowledge of English is required.
Knowledge of Arabic language is desired.

Contract type, level and duration

Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement
Contract level: LICA-2
Contract duration: Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
This is a local position, therefore it is open to the nationals of South Sudan and applicants who have a valid residency work permit to work in South Sudan

For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspx
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UNOPS

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Contact Details

UNOPS
FJA-UNO-8
21st May 2019

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