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Vacancy Announcement No: EM-SUD/GES/017/001

The World Health Organization, Sudan Office is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the following post:

Job Title: Senior Driver (Fixed Term Appointment)
Section/Unit: DAF/HRS - Administration
Grade Level: G3
Duty Station: Khartoum
Closing Date: 07 Dec 2017

  Background:

1.Purpose of the Position

To provide transportation to WHO staff and visitors, as well as delivery/collection services of documents and goods, related  to  the official work of the WHO’s office.

 

2.  Job Description

Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objective

To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State’s health and development agendas, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams. 

Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on the intricacy and difficulty of working environment)

Under the supervision of the Administrative Officer and the overall guidance of the WR, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. Instructions are normally given on an ad hoc basis, routine duties are carried out according to the established schedule; fulfillment of assignments is checked on a regular basis.



  Duties and responsibilities:

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

 

  1. Prepare and implementthe daily vehicle movement schedule.
  2. Drive for the WHO staff and official visitors, meet official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities, ensure compliance with WHO rules and regulations including security and safety requirements.
  3. Deliver/collect and facilitate the customs clearance of official incoming and outgoing pouches, hand-delivery of mail, parcels and other heavy items to or from UN Agencies, Ministries, Embassies, Universities, airport, etc.
  4. Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the WHO official vehicles, checks fuel, oil, battery, breaks, tyres, etc.. Perform minor repairs and coordinate and arrange for other repairs, ensure the proper functioning and cleanliness of the vehicles and MOSS compliance.
  5. Review the log books of the WHO official vehicles; Record vehicle usage and related expenditure as per available procedures, maintain all the required documents/supplies up to date; including vehicle insurance, license, registration, logs, office directory, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
  6. Procure minor supplies and picks-up and deliver payment when required.
  7. Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are followed in case of involvement  in an accident.
  8. Deliver and follow up the issuance of car licenses. Replace the protocol assistant to deliver and follow up the issuance of visa requests, renewal of car licenses and special permits for WRO when required.
  9. Perform messenger service within the office as required by supervisors.

 

*Difficulty, Sensitivity, Nature and Importance of Work Relations

    

With whom (indicate title only) and for what purpose does the job require contacts?

 

 

Title of person contacted

Subject and purpose of contact

Within unit/division

All staff

 

Provision of services inline with assigned duties

Within Organisation at duty station

Non staff and visitors

 

Provision of services inline with assigned duties

 

Within Organisation outside duty station

 

 

 

 

Outside the Organisation

Garages, Governmental entities, embassies, universities, hotels.

Delivery of correspondence and exchange of information

 

 
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

3. Recruitment Profile

     

 Competencies:

Describe the core, management competencies required - See WHO competency model - list in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones. (identify a minimum of three and a maximum of five competencies):

WHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1

 

1. Teamwork

2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

3. Communication

4. Knowing and amanaging yourself.           

 

    

  Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position

  • Basic mechanical knowledge and skills in operating and maintaining different types of vehicles.
  • Good knowledge of the topography of the country and full proficiency in local traffic regulations.
  • Proven ability to deal with clients with tact and respect for diversity.

 

Education Qualifications

Essential : Completion of secondary education or equivalent. Must possess a valid professional driving license for light and heavy duty vehicles.

Desirable:

 

Experience

Essential: At least three years of professional experience in driving cars.

Desirable:

 

4.     Use of Language Skills

 

 Languages

English

Read:  Intermediate Knowledge

Write: Intermediate Knowledge

Speak:       Intermediate Knowledge

[X] Required [ ] Desirable
 
Other(s)  Arabic

Read: Expert knowledge       

Write: Expert  Knowledge    

Speak:   Expert knowledge

[X] Required [ ] Desirable

Other Considerations (e.g. Physical Workplace Condition, if other than normal office environment; IT Skills; etc.)

Work may involve some discomfort due to long driving hours, lifting of bags and/or parcels and being subject to weather and traffic risks.

Basic computer skills are required


Application instructions

 

 

ANNUAL SALARY10,487USD

 

 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Thursday December 7th  2017

 

 

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE MADE via E-mail to: emacosudhr@who.int  indicating the Position title in the e-mail subject, please attach the up to date Personal History Form “PHF” or / C.V in a word or pdf” . 

 

 

ONLY CANDIDATES UNDER SERIOUS CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED FOR TEST AND INTERVIEW.

 

ANY APPOINTMENT/EXTENSION OF APPOINTMENT IS SUBJECT TO WHO STAFF REGULATIONS, STAFF RULES AND MANUALS.OTHER SIMILAR POSITIONS AT THE SAME LEVEL MAY BE FILLED FROM THIS VACANCY NOTICE

 

FOR INFORMATION ON WHO'S OPERATIONS PLEASE VISIT: HTTP://WWW.WHO.INT.

 

WHO IS COMMITTED TO WORKFORCE DIVERSITY.

 

WHO HAS A SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENT AND DOES NOT RECRUIT SMOKERS OR USERS OF ANY FORM OF TOBACCO.

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Important Note:

 

          Kindly don't send links to any drive you may use to maintain your PHF or C.V such an application will not be considered, only send your PHF or C.V in word or pdf format.

 




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