UNITED NATIONS SUPPORT OFFICE IN SOMALIA (UNSOS)
UNITED NATIONS SUPPORT OFFICE IN SOMALIA
UNITED NATIONS CORE VALUES: INTEGRITY, PROFESSIONALISM, RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 28 AUGUST 2018
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 22 AUGUST 2018
FUNCTIONAL TITLE: DRIVER
SECTIONS UNIT: TRANSPORT SECTION
TYPE OF CONTRACT: NATIONAL INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR
DURATION OF CONTRACT: BASED ON NEED
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: UNSOS-TPT-ROST-K-024-2018
The purpose of this job opening is to create a roster of candidates who are successful in
the assessment process of the vacancy announcement. Applicants are required to
produce a valid “C” category driving license and certificate from their national Traffic
Department certifying that they have not committed any major traffic offenses. The
Certificate must also confirm that they have been operating “C” category vehicles for
more than three (3) years. Applications received without a copy of required driving
license will not be considered.
Interested applicants who are working with UNSOS/UNSOM Third Party Contractors must
fulfil the obligations of their contracts with the UN Contractors in order to be eligible to
apply for this vacancy.
Applicants should also clearly indicate in their application the
name of their employer.
According to assignment within Service Delivery.
Within limits of delegated authority, the driver shall be responsible but not limited to the
• Provide regular shuttle bus service including 30 pax buses, vans, light trucks as
• Provide support when required for ad-hoc or special tasks such as driving light vehicles
for UNSOS officials and other staff, visiting delegations, VIP visitors during normal and/or
outside working hours;
• Provide additional shuttle bus services to other destinations for UNSOS Personnel
operating within the Mission area as required;
• Conduct periodic, physical inspections on vehicles, to ensure they are maintained
correctly, daily cleanliness (indoor and outdoor of the vehicle) and to detect damage
and loses as well as for day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle: check oil,
water, battery, tires, etc.;
• Perform a variety of additional ad-hoc tasks as and when requested by the Chief
Transport Officer and/ or his/her designated;
• Ensure that UN rules and regulations in case of involvement in accident;
• Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, etc;
• Perform other duties as required.
Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional
competence and mastery of subject matter; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting
commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional
rather than personal concerns; Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or
challenges; Remains calm in stressful situations.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly
interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify,
and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style
and format to match the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and
keeping people informed.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals,
solicits input by genuinely valuing other ideas and expertise, is willing to learn from
others, places team agenda before personal agenda, supports and acts in
accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely
reflect own positions shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint
responsibility for team shortcomings.
A High School Diploma or equivalent certificate is required.
At least three (3) years of work experience as “C” category driver is required.
Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans and
other kinds of heavy motorised vehicles is required. Experience driving manual vehicles
Fluency in written and oral English is required.
A valid Driver’s License “C” category (Heavy commercial vehicles) is required. Basic
computer knowledge is required.
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates may submit their applications including their United Nations
Personal History form (P.11) together with their valid “C” cateory driving license and
Traffic Certificate to the address mentioned below on or before the deadline. The P.11 is
on the https://unsos.unmissions.org/jobs. Applications submitted after the deadline 28
August 2018 will not be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.
Email: [email protected]
Please quote, Vacancy Announcement Number and Functional Title in the subject of the
Kindly attach a copy of P11, Degree /Certificate, Passport and or National Identification
Card, valid driving license. These are required as part of your application for
consideration of eligibilty.
The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to
participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT
PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).
If you believe that you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this position, then please submit your application letter, attach your CV, certificates and letters through the below;
To apply for this job please visit unsos.unmissions.org.