Driver, Yerevan, Armenia

UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund

UNICEF Yerevan, Armenia

Driver, GS2, Yerevan, Armenia, Post #00122799 Temporary appointment – Open to the nationals of Armenia only

Job no: 557017

Position type: Temporary Appointment

Location: Armenia Division/Equivalent: CEE/CIS

School/Unit: Armenia

Department/Office: Yerevan, Armenia

Categories: Transportation

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a champion

UNICEF Armenia CO is looking for a self-motivated, committed, and experienced Driver who will provide reliable and safe driving services, demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and regulations.

The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

How can you make a difference?

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials

Drives office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials, visitors and delivery

and collection of mail, documents and other items.

Meets official personnel and visitors at the airport and may assist with basic visa and customs formalities and arrangements when required.

Maintenance of assigned vehicle

Ensures vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels, and car washing.

Documentation of vehicle related information.

Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance,

vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and

necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax

formalities

Performs other related duties, as required

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education:

  • A secondary education is required, along with a valid driver’s license and knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of work experience as a driver with a safe driving record is required;
  • Experience working in a UN agency or other international organization is considered as an asset.

Languages:

  • Fluency in Armenian and English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language, such as Russian, is an asset.

Skills:

  • Good knowledge of the city, local roads and conditions where the office is located

  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors
  • High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: (link)

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic. We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply to become a part of the organization.

Applications are required to be submitted in English. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Advertised: Jan 23 2023 Caucasus Standard Time Application close: Feb 06 2023 Caucasus Standard Time

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    Driver, GS2, Yerevan, Armenia, Post #00122799 Temporary appointment – Open to the nationals of Armenia only in Armenia

    UNICEF Armenia CO is looking for a self-motivated, committed, and experienced Driver who will provide reliable and safe driving services, demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and regulations.

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