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Level: G-2

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Closing date: 8 April 2019 - 5:00pm(Addis Ababa time)

Duty station: Afar, Ethiopia

Job ID: 22428


Job Summary

The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to UN officials and visitors ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Additionally, s/he drives the office vehicle for transporting authorized personnel and delivery/collection of mail, documents and other items for the UNFPA office. 

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. 
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience


Completed Secondary Level education.

Knowledge and Experience: 

Valid driver’s license

Two years work experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record.

Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, and local roads and conditions

Skills in minor vehicle repair


Fluency in English language is required.  Fluency in the language of the duty station; knowledge of the UN language of the duty station.

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