UNDP New Job Vacancy, May 2022: Driver

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking for a competent candidate to fill the vacant position of Driver in Dar es Salaam.

UNDP New Job Vacancy, May 2022: Driver

UNDP New Job Vacancy, May 2022: Driver

New FORM FOUR and Above Job Vacancy United Nations (UN) at UNDP Tanzania - DRIVER


"Driver Job Details"

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

Job Identification 2401

Locations Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Schedule Full time

Agency UNCDF

Grade G2

Practice Area Recovery Solutions and Human Mobility

Bureau Regional Bureau for Africa

Contract Duration 1 Year with Possibility for extension

Education & Work Experience High School certificate

Required Languages English and Swahili

Mobility required/no mobility no mobility required 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Background

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

The UN Capital Development Fund makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world's 46 least developed countries (LDCs). It offers "last mile" finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially domestic, to reduce poverty and support local economic development.

UNCDF is a Fund Manager of the CookFund, which is a key component of the Integrated Approach to Sustainable Cooking Solutions Programme in Tanzania, established by the Government of Tanzania in collaboration with the Delegation of European Union (EU).

The CookFund Programme will be implemented using UNCDF’s Local Finance Initiative mechanism that is designed to unlock the flow of capital to invest small and medium-sized infrastructure projects that are required to accelerate local economic development and private sector development.

Under this context, UNCDF is seeking to hire an experienced Driver who is expected to offer reliable and safe driving services. The Driver must demonstrate client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, accuracy, courtesy, tact, and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

The Driver will work under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Programme & Finance Associate


Driver Key Duties and Responsibilities

In this section list up to five primary functions/accountabilities of the position (Typically one sentence each) and examples of duties that must be performed to successfully accomplish key responsibilities.

Ensures provision of reliable and safe driving services by:

  •     Driving office vehicles for transport of UN officials and visitors.
  •     Delivery and collection of mail, documents, and other items.
  •     Supporting UN officials and visitors on administrative and logistical issues, Elaboration of proposals and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies in consultations with office management. 

Provision of reliable, timely and secure driving services by:

  •     Driving office vehicle(s) for the transport of UN personnel, and authorized visitors
  •     Delivery and collection of mail, documents, and other items to authorized personnel
  •     Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, facilitating customs and/or immigration formalities when/as required. 
  • Ensure proper use and day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
  •     Timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of lyres, brakes, car washing.
  •     Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  •     Provision of administrative and logistical services when and as required. 
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit and necessary spare parts. 



  •     Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
  •     Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
  •     Learn Continuously LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
  •     Adapt with Agility LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
  •     Act with Determination LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
  •     Engage and Partner LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
  •     Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination 

Cross-Functional & Technical competencies (insert up to 7 competencies)

    Operations & Administration-Vehicle management: Knowledge of policy & procedures on fleet management

    Operations & Administration - Insurance management: Knowledge of policy and procedures on insurance; ability to conduct risk assessment to procure coverage; to ensure relevant tracking and reporting

    Operations & Administration - Documents and records management: Overall document (hard or electronic) management; registry and retention policy including storing and archiving

    Security Services - Security policy awareness & implementation: Knowledge of security policy concepts and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations

    Security Services - Safety management ( including Air, Road, Fire): Knowledge of air, road, and fire safety programmes/systems and ability to assess risks and identify mitigation measures

    Operations & Administration - ERP travel and expense module: Knowledge of the ERP Travel and Expense Module; ability to provide help desk support to UNDP and other UN agencies

    Operations & Administration - Travel policy and procedures: Knowledge of travel policy and procedures; ability to interpret travel policy, the Staff Rules, administrative circulars and financial regulations and rules on travel related matters 

Required Skills and Experience


  •     Secondary Education supplemented with a Certificate from a Technical/Vocational School.
  •     Valid driving license – Class “C”.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  •     Minimum two years’ work experience as a driver in a recognized institution with a safe driving record,
  •     Work experience in the United Nations or diplomatic system is preferred.
  •     Adept in national driving rules and regulations.
  •     Skills in minor vehicle repair and mechanics.
  •     Basic computer literacy as an added advantage.
  •     Experience in the rural areas in Tanzania region is an added advantage. 

Required Languages

Fluency in English and Swahili is essential.


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Posting Date 05/24/2022, 04:40 PM

Apply Before 06/01/2022, 06:59 AM

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking for a competent candidate to fill the vacant position of Driver in Dar es Salaam.
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