Posted by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na Private Gedo
Company: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Category: Logistics - Transport
Under the overall supervision of the Officer in Charge (O.I.C.) FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the Head of Office, Garowe/Dollow: The incumbent performs the following duties: Drive the FAO Garowe/Dollow programme staff and staff on missions to Puntland/Gedo, and drive FAO Garowe/Dollow Head of Office and his/ her visitors as required. Pick and drop off staff and official visitors at the airfield/airport; facilitate immigration and customs formalities and other local formalities. Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, transportation / vehicle related expenditures, vehicle servicing, repairs, etc. Ensure day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s); checks oil, water, battery, tires, etc.; perform minor repairs and timely arrange for any other repairs necessary to keep the vehicle safe and technically sound at all times; maintain the vehicle(s) in clean conditions. Handle local and organizational formalities when involved in an accident; ensure that in this case all organizational and local / country rules, regulations and procedures are followed correctly. Collect and deliver mail, documents, pouches, and other communications / items from and to the country office; go to the post office, airport, government agencies, other UN agencies, institutions, project sites, etc., to take and deliver items and communications; keep records as required. When needed, assist the Garowe/Dollow Programme staff in performing simple clerical duties such as making photocopies, keeping records, etc. Perform other related duties as required.Education and Experience:Education:Primary / secondary education. Possession of valid driver’s license. Work Experience:Two years of work experience as a driver. Flawless, safe driving record.Languages:Good knowledge (level B) of English and working knowledge of the local language(s) is required.Knowledge and Skills:Good knowledge of the local driving rules and regulations; skills in minor vehicle repair. A high degree of punctuality and reliability is required. Safe driving manner. Good sense of direction and knowledge of local conditions. Ability to cope with extended working hours. Selection Criteria: Meeting the minimum qualification requirements listed above; Knowledge and competence in the subject matter; Good writing and speaking communication skills.