Vacancy No.: UNAIDS/22/FT61
Title: Driver Clerk, Democratic Republic of Congo
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract: Two years
Date: 7 September 2022
Application Deadline: 29 September 2022
Organization unit: AI/RSD Regional Support Team, West and Central Africa (AI/RSD)
Country Office: Democratic Republic of Congo
Duty station: Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo
Serving Communities and Countries to End Inequalities and AIDS
We, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, lead the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. By placing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to reduction of inequalities at the heart of our work, we lead the global response to AIDS by: (i) maximizing equitable and equal access to HIV services, (ii) breaking down barriers to achieving HIV outcomes, and (iii) integrating efficient HIV responses into wider health and protection systems.
We are committed to creating an equal, safe and empowering workplace culture where all people in all their diversity thrive. We live our values of Commitment to the AIDS Response, Integrity and Respect for Diversity. You can access the full UNAIDS Competency Framework at www.unaids.org
MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT:
The UNAIDS Country Office provides leadership and coordinates the expanded UN system response in the Country. Using an equity and equality lens as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Country Office scales up HIV services focused on key populations and locations most at risk. The Country Office promotes effective use of strategic information to better understand and track the epidemic and its trends, and to measure progress and sustainable impact of the response in the Country. It supports efforts to strengthen the capacities of communities and their meaningful engagement in health, social protection, and human rights mechanisms, and provides intellectual support and technical guidance as necessary to national partners and policymakers.
Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position:
Under the supervision of the Associate Office Administration, the Driver Clerk has the following key responsibilities:
1) Driving and transportation services
a. Drives official vehicles and provides transport services for UNAIDS staff, including consultants, officials and visitors
b. Meets staff and visitors at the airport and assists them with basic visa and customs formalities when required. Ensures the delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items.
2) Routine vehicle maintenance and documentation safekeeping
a. Maintains the vehicle in a clean and good running condition at all times. Provides the proper day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle, including routine repairs. Arranges for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels and similar
b. Ensures cost-savings through proper use of the official vehicle through adequate maintenance of daily vehicle logs and provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports
c. Safekeeps all the required documents/supplies such as insurance, registration papers, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and other spare parts, as well as keeping track of insurance and other tax formalities.
3) Clerical and general office assistance
a. Provides clerical and general office assistance to office staff, including but not limited to filing, photocopying and maintaining stocks of stationary; fuel consumption, mailing and distribution of documentation, newsletters and publications; payments of office telephone and other bills, as required.
b. If required, provides information and informal interpretation from/to the local language and other services for office staff and official personnel on travel.
Essential: Completion of a secondary school, or relevant technical or vocational training. Must have a valid and clean driver’s license.
Desirable: Training or demonstrated knowledge of vehicle maintenance. Clerical or general administrative training.
– Commitment to the AIDS response.
– Respect for diversity
– Working in teams
– Communicating with impact
– Applying expertise
– Delivering results
– Driving change and innovation
– Being account
Essential: A minimum of two years of experience as a driver of officials in an international institution, governmental organization, embassy or the UN system with an excellent knowledge of the local traffic rules, regulations and geography. Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in clerical and general administrative duties.
Essential: A good command of French.
Desirable: Knowledge of additional UN official languages.
Please note that for this vacancy only nationals of Democratic Republic of Congo and legal residents holding a valid residence or work permit are eligible to apply. A valid passport will be requested. Furthermore, only online applications will be accepted.
Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
14,414 USD at single rate