• Added Date: Friday, 22 May 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 05 June 2020

Under the guidance of the UNODC Regional Representative for Central Asia and supervision of UNODC ROCA Operations Manager/ Programme Support Unit (SPU), the Driver provides support to office operations performing a variety of standard administrative and logistics processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Driver promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.
The Driver works in close collaboration with the PSU, Programme and projects staff in the UNODC ROCA, UNODC POs and UNDP relevant staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.


Under the supervision of the UNODC Operations Manager/PSU Coordinator the incumbent performs the following functions:

  • Drive office vehicles for the transport of UN personnel and other authorized passengers, as well as delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport and facilitate immigration and custom formalities as required;
  • Be responsible for day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., perform minor repairs and arranges for other repair and ensure that the vehicle is kept in good working condition and clean;
  • Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing and other maintenance services;
  • Ensure that all steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident;
  • Ensure that instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed;
  • Verify that all passengers wear seatbelts at all times in the vehicle;
  • Prepare and maintain data of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports;
  • Travel throughout the region as might be required;
  • Assist to relevant UNODC/ROCA staff in arranging customs clearance of official shipments as required;
  • Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications and payments of bills, as required;
  • Provide assistance to the project staff in logistics;
  • Submission of gas/water/electricity monthly report to suppliers;
  • Perform other duties as may be required in the scope of the current position.

Core Values:

Integrity: Demonstrate the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviours. Stands by decisions that are in the Organizationโ€™s interest, even if they are unpopular.

Professionalism: Substantive experience in driving vehicles and logistics functions, familiarity with the relationship between business objectives and operations.
Functional competencies: Strong knowledge of driving rules and regulations, skills in minor vehicle repairs,
chauffeur courtesies and local roads and conditions.

Respect to Diversity: Work effectively with people from all backgrounds. Do not discriminate against any individual or group.

Core Competencies:

Communication: Ability to speak in clearly and concisely. Possession of effective verbal and written communication skills.

Client Orientation. Establish and sustain effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients and respond to client needs promptly. Organize and prioritize work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines.

Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance.

Academic requirements: Primary education. Driving license โ€œBโ€, โ€œCโ€ and โ€œDโ€ categories. Skills in minor vehicle repair, initiative and discretion.

Experience: At least three yearsโ€™ working experience as a driver (โ€œBโ€,โ€œCโ€ and โ€œDโ€}. Previous working experience in international organizations or embassies is an asset. Safe driving record.

Functional competencies: Strong knowledge of driving rules and regulations, skills in minor vehicle repairs,
chauffeur courtesies and local roads and conditions.

Languages:ย  Good knowledge of the Russian, Uzbek and speaking English would be in asset.

Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.ย  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Contract Duration: 6 months with possible extension

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