Internal and External
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 15 November 2019
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 14 December 2019
DUTY STATION: Multiple
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: MONUSCO/53/PID/2019
This vacancy is open exclusively to nationals of Democratic Republic of Congo
United Nations core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for diversity
Organizational Setting and reporting line
This position is located within the Radio Okapi, with duty station, Kinshasa. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Radio Okapi
Make deliveries of parcels, documents, etc., between the office and other offices and institutions, e.g. Ministries, Embassies, Permanent Missions, etc.
Make minor purchases and collect urgent purchases from local suppliers as requested. Collect goods from the customs with due regard to customs regulations and formalities; May make or collect payment for goods;
Drive vehicles safely for the transport of authorized personnel for the transport of general cargo goods;
Collect and deliver of mail, documents, and other items;
Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration formalities and customs formalities, if necessary;
Deal effectively and tactfully with officials and visitors;
Take care of the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.; perform minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that vehicle is kept clean;
Perform VIP and Standby Driver duties;
Assist the workshop in the preparation of trucks for field trips, such as changing wheels, cleaning air filters, and general check-over;
Log fuel consumption, maintenance etc.
Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of accident;
Act as a team lead; assigns tasks/ shifts to junior drivers.
Participate in the field report and produce the report on behalf of the editorial team if the need arises;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to analyse the tactical support elements to be provided to customers in terms of vehicles: Familiarity with the rules and regulations related to UN-owned equipment (UNOE); keep in mind the procedures for maintaining the fleet. 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
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 audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Certificate of Technical or Professional Training in Transport is an Advantage. Knowledge of auto mechanics is an advantage. A valid driver’s license Category A is required.
A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the provision of driver services. Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans and other kinds of motorised vehicles. Experience in UN Common System is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written French is required. Basic Knowledge of English is an advantage.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise or competency base interview or both.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications with cover letter together with the attached United Nations Personal History form (P-11) only.
For the online Personal History Profile (visit https://inspira.un.org to generate a PHP)
Submit applications by email ONLY to: [email protected] Hand Delivered will not be accepted.
All applications MUST indicate the MONUSCO Job Opening number for which they are applying, on the subject line in the e-mail. e.g. MONUSCO/53/PID//2019
All applicants MUST indicate the telephone number and email address with location. Applications without telephone number and the email address with location WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Applications received after the deadline will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
ONLY successful applicants will be contacted for WRITTEN SUBSTANTIVE and COMPETENCY BASED ASSESSMENTS TEST
In line with the UN policy on gender balance, FEMALE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS