Transportation Support Job Opportunity Tanga at UNDP | Deadline: 31st October, 2018

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Jobs Tanzania: Transportation Support Job Vacancy Tanga at UNDP | Deadline: 31st October, 2018
Job Description
Agency: UNDP
Title: Transportation Support
Job ID: 19147
End Date: 31/10/2018
Duty Station: Tanga, Tanzania, United Republic of

The indicative outputs of the project are:

1. National policy framework and intervention capacities strengthened to address the phenomenon of violent extremism;
2. Improved interaction between security providers and local population in target areas;
3. Increased livelihood opportunities for “at risk” youth in target areas;
4. Responsible, quality and conflict sensitive news reporting supported, and public awareness and dialogue around violent extremism promoted;
5. Community resilience to violent extremism strengthened;
6. Understanding of violent extremism in Tanzania improved, better managed, and applied to prevention and response efforts;
7. Gender and women’s active participation across all efforts to prevent and respond to extreme violence promoted in Tanzania.

The project is divided into two phases: a first phase focused on research, support to the inclusive preparation of a National Strategy and Action Plan, and the implementation of pilot projects in Zanzibar, Mwanza, Tanga, Pwani, Lindi and Mtwara. The second phase is dedicated to support implementation of the National Strategy and Action Plan once approved and adopted by relevant authorities.


Duties and Responsibilities
The driver will work under the general supervision of the National Project Coordinator based in Dar es Salaam. The Driver will support project implementation by operating the project vehicle and:
• Ensure provision of reliable and safe driving services by:
a. Driving office vehicles for the transport of UNDP staff, other high-ranking officials and visitors,
b. Delivering and collecting of mail, documents and other items, and
c. Meeting authorised personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formality arrangements when required
• Ensure proper daily maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, checking tires, brakes, car washing, etc. Raise any concerns with the condition and roadworthiness of vehicle immediately to project management
• Ensure proper recording and use of the logbook and the dispatch book
• Ensure cost-savings on proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports
• 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. Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents
• Perform office support duties as required, such as photocopying, scanning, binding etc.
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

• Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
• Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the project;
• Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
• Treats all people fairly and without favouritism;
• Manages stress well and adapts to evolving situations;
• Ability to remain calm and in control and to cope with stressful situations.

Required Skills and Experience
• Successful completion of Secondary School Education;
• Three (3) years experience as a professional Driver;
• Technical collage Expitise;
• Formal driving qualification from a recognised transport institution;
• Valid Class C driver’s license that has been obtained at least 5 years ago.

Important applicant information
All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.
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Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. 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.