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Senior Driver

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  • Addis Ababa, ethiopia
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ILO

ILO is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Driver in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Job Description

  • Job Title: Senior Driver
  • Organization: ILO – International Labour Organization
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Grade: Administrative support – GS-3, General Service – No need for Higher Education – Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2024-04-10

 

Grade: G3

Publication date: 11 March 2024
Application deadline (midnight local time): 10 April 2024

Vacancy no.: RB/ADDIS ABABA/GS/2024/02

 

Job ID: 11748
Department: RO-Africa
Organization Unit: CO-Addis Ababa
Location: Addis Ababa
Contract type: Fixed Term

 

The recruitment process for General Service positions is subject to local recruitment regulations and Article 4.3 of the ILO Staff Regulations.

 

The following are eligible to apply:

  • ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations.
  • External candidates

 

The ILO values diversity among its staff and welcomes applications from qualified female candidates. We also encourage applicants with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to ilojobs@ilo.org.

 

*Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade.

Organizational Setting

This position is located in the ILO Country Office for Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan (CO-Addis Ababa), Ethiopia.

The ILO Country Office for Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan, and for the Special Representative to the AU and the ECA, based in Addis Ababa, implements its programmes and activities in close partnership with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, in particular with its technical line, the Ministry of Women and Social Affairs (MoWSA), the employers’ and workers’ organizations. The implementation of its activities and programmes are in support of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP), agreed by the tripartite partners. DWCP is fully aligned with the Country’s development goals, articulated in its five-year Growth and Transformation Plan and the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) of Ethiopia.  In this context, the ILO CO-Addis Ababa seeks to recruit a Senior Driver.

Main Purpose

As a team member, the incumbent provides reliable and safe driving services to the Office Director and other officials and visitors ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity and sense of responsibility. The incumbent is accountable for arranging airport VIP and protocol services and customs clearances when receiving high-level delegations. The incumbent may be required to carry out certain messenger functions and clerical support services. The incumbent is required to plan and organise workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines, and shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs. Work affects the delivery of mail and pouch and transportation services of the Office.

The position works under the supervision of Director CO-Addis Ababa. The incumbent operates with some operational independence in carrying out assignments and supervision focuses on the successful achievement of assignments. The incumbent does not receive guidance on the technical aspects of the duties but does receive procedural and day-to-day operational supervision.

Working Relationships

Internal contacts are with staff and visiting ILO officials to receive instructions on operational issues such as work schedules and to exchange information.

External contacts are primarily with government and airport authorities for exchange of information.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the provision of safe and reliable driving services. Drive the Office Director, senior level officials and other authorized personnel and visitors. Meet officials and visitors at the airport including assisting, where necessary, with protocol, visa and customs formalities.
  • Deliver and collect mail and documents and other items.
  • Ensure cost-savings through proper use of vehicle and accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and documentation.
  • Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of assigned vehicles through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tyres, brakes and water levels, car washing, etc in order to keep the vehicle clean and in good running condition at all times.

  • Ensure 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 other MOSS-compliant equipment, and necessary spare parts in assigned vehicles.
  • Where appropriate, schedule drivers and vehicles for use on a daily basis.
  • Inform the supervisor in a timely manner of (re)registrations and insurance procedures for all the office vehicles.
  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining stores. Assist in the mailing, collection and distribution of documents and publications including to ministries and banks. Arrange to pay office telephone and other bills. Perform data entry duties.
  • Arrange to pay office telephone and other bills. Perform data entry duties.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Education

Completion of secondary school education. Valid and clean driving licence.

Experience

A minimum of three years of relevant work experience with a safe driving record. Driving experience with a UN agency, diplomatic or international organization.

Languages

Good knowledge of Amharic and working knowledge of English.

Knowledge and Competencies (technical/behavioural)

  • Excellent knowledge of local driving rules and regulations
  • Good knowledge of local roads and conditions.
  • Skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of chauffeur protocol and courtesies.
  • Good knowledge of security issues.
  • Good knowledge of rules and procedures on vehicle management including maintenance of official vehicles and knowledge of mechanics and maintenance and repair of vehicles.
  • Knowledge of administrative rules and regulations

  • Basic computer skills to record information in IT systems
  • In addition to the ILO core competencies [Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to learning and knowledge sharing, Client orientation, Communication, Orientation to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation, and Collaboration, this position requires:
  • Ability to present a professional image at all times.
  • Ability to deal calmly with unexpected circumstances or delays.
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.

 

Recruitment process

 

Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit the ILO Jobs website. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.

 

Fraud warning

 

The ILO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process whether at the application, interview, processing or training stage. Messages originating from a non ILO e-mail account – @ilo.org – should be disregarded. In addition, the ILO does not require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization’s page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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