Driver (Damazine) – IOM


Job Description

OrganizationInternational Organization for Migration
Position TitleDriver
Duty StationDamazine Sudan
Type of AppointmentSpecial Short-term graded contract, Nine months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start DateAs soon as possible
Closing Date23/02/2023
Reference CodeSVN 05 2023

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental,  intergovernmental, and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. 

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates  are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates  are considered as first-tier candidates.


Under the overall supervision of the Regional Coordinator and direct Programme Engineer in el – Damazin the driver is responsible for the following Functions.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Drive IOM office vehicle(s).
  2. Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure the roadworthiness of the vehicles. This includes daily checks of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt & registration Documents etc.
  3. Arrange for minor repairs and ensures that the vehicles are kept clean. 4. Ensure that the vehicles undertake regular service intervals.
  4. Make sure that the vehicle always has a full tank prior to departure for field trips. 6. Find the most direct routing over the best available roads to the destination. 7. Ensure that the IOM vehicle(s) is used only for official/authorized business, as advised by the supervisor.
  5. Make sure that the daily log sheet is prepared, and a monthly report is prepared to summarise statistics linked to mileage, fuel consumption, etc. for the vehicle.
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  6. Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involve IOM and its officials.
  7. Take proper measurements to reduce potential security threats to IOM officials or property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and along transport routes. 11. Collect and delivers mail/documents as assigned.
  8. Ensure that the steps required by the local rules and regulations (pertaining to driving) are taken in case of involvement in the accident.
  9. Ensure that any non-staff members in the vehicle sign a waiver.
  10. Perform any other duties that the supervisor may assign.

Required Qualifications and Experience


High secondary school.


  1. Two years of working experience in similar assignments.
  2. Initiative and ability to work as a team with self-organizing skills with a sense of working independently and thoroughly.
  3. Excellent knowledge of the English language, and good writing skills.


Fluency in English and Arabic is Required.

Required Competencies 


• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible. 

• Integrity and transparency maintains high ethical standards and act in a  manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

• Professionalism: demonstrates the ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges. 

Core Competencies – behavioral indicators level 2

• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action-oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way.


• Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation. 

• IOM has zero tolerance with discrimination and does not discriminate to HIV/AIDS  status. 

• This position is open to ONLY Sudanese nationals and those authorized to live and work in Sudan according to Sudanese regulations.  

Vacancy closes at 23:59 local time Khartoum, Sudan on the respective closing date of February 23, 2023. No late applications will be accepted. 

How to apply: 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their Resume via email: [email protected],  by 23.02.2023, at the latest, referring to this advertisement.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Posting period: 

From 09.02.2023 to 23.02.2023 

No Fees:  

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview  processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

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