Driver – UNFPA


Job Description

Job TitleDriver, SC 2, Khartoum
Job ID42102
LocationArab States
Full/Part TimeFull-Time

The Position:


Closing Date: 15 August 2022

Duration of the post: Short Term – 6 Months

Job Purpose:

Under the direct supervision of the Census Chief Technical Advisor (CTA), the incumbent will perform driving of UNFPA vehicle assigned for the CTA for official business and delivery and collection of documents, mails, and other items as advised by the CTA.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

The CTA Driver will support the Census CTA as follows:

  • Drives CTA’s vehicle for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items in Khartoum and field.
  • Meets the CTA and other official personnel (as advised by the CTA) at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities, as required.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs.
  • Ensures that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken, in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Performs other duties, as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum two years of proven work experience,
  • Safe driving record


  • Minimum Secondary Education Certificate with two years relevant experience

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Willing to travel to and serve in field locations temporarily, depending on the needs of the job.


  • Arabic and minimum level of English

Required Competencies


  • Exemplifying integrity,
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,
  • Embracing cultural diversity,

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results,
  • Being accountable,
  • Working in teams

Functional Competencies:

  • Managing the organization’s resources
  • Providing Logistical Support
  • Managing Documents
  • Managing data, information and workflow

UNFPA Work Environment

  • UNFPA is an equal opportunity employer and qualified females, and young people are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • UNFPA is a smoke-free working environment.
  • Zero tolerance of sexual abuse and exploitation is our policy.

Compensation and Benefits

This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits as applicable.


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Notice to applicants: In accordance with the rules of the United Nations, persons applying to posts in the international Professional category, who hold permanent resident status in a country other than their country of nationality, are required to renounce such status upon their appointment. Exceptions to this rule are very limited and can be made only for: (a) stateless persons; (b) newly appointed staff members who have applied for citizenship by naturalization, when such citizenship will be granted imminently; (c) acting staff members in the General Service and related categories with permanent residency status, on promotion to the Professional category; (d) staff members appointed under a temporary appointment. Please understand that UNFPA is not in a position to provide advice on or assistance in applying for any citizenship.

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