UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO Project Antenna, Yangon


Parent Sector : Field Office

Duty Station: Yangon

Job Family: Field Operations Coordination

Type of contract : Non Staff

Level : Level 2

Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months

Recruitment open to : External candidates

Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 15-July-2022

UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism


Under the overall authority of the Director of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, and under the direct supervision of Head of Myanmar Project Office, the Diver will provide administrative and operational support as follows: Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure provision of reliable and secure driving services by:

    • driving office vehicle for the transport of authorized personnel and the delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items, and
    • meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport and delivering and collecting visa and customs documents when required.
  • Ensure cost-savings through proper use of the vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs and provision of inputs to the preparation of vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs and arrangements for major repairs as well as timely changes of oil, checks of tyres and brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents and supplies, including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts.
  • Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.

  • Perform any other related duties which may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Long Description

COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)

Accountability (C)

Communication (C)

Innovation (C)

Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)

Planning and organizing (C)

Results focus (C)

Teamwork (C)

Long Description

For detailed information, please consult the UNESCO Competency Framework.



  • Secondary Education.
  • Valid driving license.

Work Experience

  • At least two (2) years of professional driving experience, preferable with an international organization

Skills and competencies

  • Knowledge of local traffic rules and regulations;
  • Sound mechanical knowledge and safe driving record.


  • Good knowledge of English and Myanmar Language.


Interested applicants should click on “Apply Now”, download, and complete the Employment History form (Word document).

Prior to uploading the documents, at the end of the word document, please insert the following required information

  • a cover letter;
  • a full resume (stating details of educational qualifications and work experience, present income, home and office contact addresses, email address, telephone numbers and three references)

Applications must be submitted by 15 July 2022. Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be accepted and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.

The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.

UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.

Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.

Tags: continuous improvement, customs documents, knowledge sharing, myanmar language