United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Job Description: Driver

Vacancy Code: VA/2024/B5327/27829
Department/Office: AFR, KEMCO, Mozambique
Duty Station: Maputo, Mozambique
Contract Type: Local ICA Support
Contract Level: LICA-2
Duration: Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds, and satisfactory performance
Application Period: 25-Mar-2024 to 09-Apr-2024


  1. Driving Responsibilities:

    • Safely and responsibly operate the office vehicle.
    • Transport authorized personnel as directed, ensuring their safety and security.
    • Deliver and collect mail, documents, and other items to and from partners and stakeholders as required.
  2. Vehicle Maintenance:

    • Ensure the vehicle is kept clean, tidy, and in good working condition at all times.
    • Perform minor maintenance tasks and arrange for major repairs when necessary.
    • Maintain accurate records of vehicle servicing and repairs.
  3. Administrative Support:

    • Provide administrative assistance and support to the office as needed.
    • Assist in the coordination of logistics for meetings, workshops, and events.
    • Assist in the procurement of supplies and equipment when required.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Secondary education is required.
  • A valid driver’s license is mandatory.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience as a driver in an office setting.
  • Experience working with UN agencies or international organizations is an advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • A good command of English and/or Portuguese is required.


  • Professionalism: Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of the subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results.
  • Teamwork: works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with the final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect their own position.
  • Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments. Adjusts priorities as required. Allots an appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.

Note: Applications must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement. UNOPS will not request candidates to make payments of any kind during the recruitment process.


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