Driver at International Organization for Migration


Position Title: Driver (1 position)

Vacancy Number: SVN/IOMSO/024/2022

Duty Station : IOM Somalia in Mogadishu, Somalia

Classification : General Service, Grade G2

Type of Appointment : Special Short Term, nine months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 03 September, 2022

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Internal candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.

Context: Under the overall supervision of Supply Chain Officer, the direct supervision of Procurement and Logistic Officer and under coordination of Procurement and Logistic Assistant in Mogadishu for day to day technical duties, the position will perform the following

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Drive IOM vehicles inside and outside Mogadishu, including on convoys, and execute tasks as assigned by the Procurement and Logistics Assistant.
  2. Ensure the safety of passengers, cargo and vehicle and observe traffic rules and road discipline.
  3. Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s), including armoured Vehicles, to ensure roadworthiness before departure. This includes daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc. Ensure cleanliness of the vehicle(s) at all times and mandatory MOSS equipment is present and in proper working order i.e. fire extinguisher.
  4. Collect mail/cargo and deliver various documents/items as planned by the Procurement and Logistics Assistant.
  5. Fill in the inspection sheet of vehicle status and share with the Procurement and Logistics Assistant. Report promptly any defects or malfunctioning of the vehicle that requires immediate attention to the Procurement and Logistics Assistant.
  6. Driving IOM vehicles, transport persons and goods authorized by IOM, from one destination to another in a timely, safe and cost-effective manner.
  7. Ensure that in case of accident, supervisors are informed and a (police) report is obtained. In no case should the driver accept responsibility.
  8. Maintain the vehicle road log sheet including the fuel status and oil changing at all times.
  9. Closely coordinate with the Field Security Officer and Local Security Assistant on security matters and convoy planning.
  10. Always follow the rules and regulations of driving IOM vehicles.
  11. Follow all security procedures as required in Mogadishu.
  12. Refuel the vehicle(s) as required.
  13. Be prepared and willing to work on weekend shifts as requested and on regular basis.
  14. Perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education • High School Degree from an accredited academic institution with two years of driving experience for a large organization and/ or companies • In possession of a valid driving license (A, B, C, D, E class).

Experience • Possession of a recent certificate of good conduct from the NISA department. • Good knowledge and working experience with HF and VHF Radios. • Experience in working with UN agencies/ International NGOs/ Tour companies will be added advantage. • Safe driving record.

Skills • Good knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repairs. • Good knowledge of routes within Mogadishu and surroundings. • Trained in all terrain, defensive driving, and armoured vehicle driving. • Flexible in terms of working hours.

Languages • Fluency in English and Somali both written and spoken is required. Required Competencies

Values • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible. • Integrity and transparency: Maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct. • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1 • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results. • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes. • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate. • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work. • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way. • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential

Other Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation. Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable. Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the Special Vacancy Notice Number (SVN No.), Position Title and the Duty Station with three professional referees and their contacts (both email and telephone) to: recruitmentsomalia@iom.int Posting period: From 21.08.2022 to 03.09.2022

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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