UNDP Driver Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNDP Driver Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNDP Ethiopia programme looking for ” Driver”.

Applicants with a Secondary School Education may apply on or before 13th April, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a United Nations agency tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development. The UNDP emphasizes developing local capacity towards long-term self-sufficiency and prosperity. Based at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, it is the largest UN development aid agency, with offices in 177 countries. The UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states.

UNDP Driver Jobs 2024

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 30th March, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Driver to be based in Addis Ababa, Mekelle, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position Driver
Location Addis Ababa, Mekelle, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 02 (Two) Positions
Qualification Secondary School Education
Experience Required Minimum One (01) year
Application Deadline 13th April, 2024

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transport UNOHCHR and other UN visitors or officials applying appropriate protocols
  • Deliver and collect mail and documents and perform other messenger responsibilities.
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport and assist with visa and customs formality arrangement when required.
  • Maintain accurate daily vehicle logs, Insurance renewal, annual vehicle annual inspection, plate process to the newly procured, plate return for the disposed vehicles and collection of Performa cost as required.
  • Provide inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Make timely minor repairs and/or arrange for major repairs
  • Ensure timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc
  • Keep current in vehicle documents such as vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country.
  • Ensure vehicles are in Compliance with UN Rules and Regulation and vehicle first aid kit is adequately stocked with standard medical supplies.
  • Timely inform the administration Analyst when maintenance service is required
  • Takes care of day-to-day maintenance services of the vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc
  • Apply defensive driving principles at all times and conditions
  • Ensures that the steps, rules, and regulations are taken in case of reporting an accident
  • Timely reporting of accidents to direct supervisor, field level UNDSS and local police/traffic
  • Collect and share facts with medical personnel and police officers, when necessary.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts.
  • Deal effectively and tactfully with officials and visitors that use his/her vehicle
  • Support programme and operations team in delivering and receiving messages to and from/to partners
  • Additional duties may include assisting with pouch collection, Willingness to be assigned for after working hour duties, support procurement as needed, assist the staff during workshops and office retreat, reporting cost-recovery for the services provided by the office, assist in the reconciliation of the year-end physical verification exercise and other administrative tasks.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Driver
  • Job Identification: 17287
  • Locations: Addis Ababa, Mekelle, Ethiopia
  • Posting Date: 29/03/2024, 16:57
  • Apply Before: 13/04/2024, 09:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: Office High Comm for Human Rig
  • Grade: G2
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Practice Area: Management
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Required Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is required
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks

Minimum Requirement:


  • Secondary school Education, 3rd grade driver’s license,


  • Minimum of 2 years (with high school diploma) of relevant work experience as a driver with a safe driving record and a valid 3rd grade driving license is required.
  • Minimum 1 year work experience with UN and Humanitarian/Development NGOs as a driver; safe driving record, and knowledge of driving regulations, rules and laws as well as skills in minor vehicle repair and maintenance is an advantage.
  • Experience in the basic use of computers and relevant office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and ability to use web-based management and electronic log, file and/or scheduling systems.


  • English is the working language of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For this post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Fluency in the national language of the duty station is required and fluency in the local language of the duty station is desirable.

How to Apply UNDP Driver Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/17287

The Closing Date: 13th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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