UNESCO Senior Driver Job Vacancy

UNESCO Vacancy

RecruiterUnited Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
Total Vacant PostN/A
QualificationCompleted secondary school education
Experience RequiredTwo years
Application DeadlineDec. 16, 2022

The Organization recognizes the importance of staff keeping abreast with developments in their fields and continually improving their general professional skills. To this end, the Organization encourages both formal and informal, on-the-job learning. 


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This may be through enrolling in online courses available on the Organization’s learning platform, participating in workshops, or through exposure to projects and tasks that will develop and expand skills and knowledge. Staff and managers work together to identify development opportunities for staff, to enable them to perform with greater effectiveness in their current roles, or equip them with the skills necessary for roles to which they aspire in the future.

It is never too early or too late to think about the next steps in your career development. At UNESCO, this is founded on the basis of a partnership approach between the staff member, the manager and the Organization, with staff members encouraged to take the initiative to seek out formal and informal approaches to developing their careers.

Career & Performance Conversations are the cornerstone of career development and performance management in the Organization.  Individual, personalized support is also available at any stage in your career. 

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture. It has 193 member states and 11 associate members, as well as partners in the nongovernmental, intergovernmental, and private sector. Headquartered at the World Heritage Centre in Paris, France, UNESCO has 53 regional field offices and 199 national commissions that facilitate its global mandate.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to the following functions:


  • Ensure provision of reliable and safe driving services for Regional Director/, UNESCO/UN officials and staff, including senior and high-ranking officials and visitors.
  • Meet senior staff, officials and visitors at the airport.
  • Assist with basic visa and customs formalities and translation of basic information from the local language into the working/local language for Regional Director/and/or official personnel using the vehicle (When required).
  • Refer to the AO/AA problems such as abuse/ misuse of equipment and vehicles, as well as the report of accidents.
  • Deliver and collects mail, documents, and other items as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Post Number: 6ZWFSC0714RP
  • Grade: G-3
  • Parent Sector: Field Office
  • Duty Station: Harare
  • Classification of duty station:
  • Standard Duration of Assignment:
  • Job Family: Administration
  • Type of contract: Fixed Term Field
  • Duration of contract: 2 years, renewable
  • Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
  • Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 16-DEC-2022


  • Completed secondary school education.
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a driver.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • A clean driving record.
  • Minimum visual acuity of 20/50 (or corrected to 20/50).
  • Familiarity with GPS devices.
  • Knowledge of area roads and neighborhoods.
  • Ability to lift heavy packages and luggage.
  • Availability to occasionally take weekend and night shifts.
  • A polite and professional disposition.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g. at rush hour).
  • Well spoken English including reading and writing.
  • Well spoken English including reading and writing.

Competencies (Core / Managerial)

  • Accountability (C)
  • Communication (C)
  • Innovation (C)
  • Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
  • Planning and organizing (C)
  • Results focus (C)
  • Teamwork (C)
  • Professionalism (C)

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

The Closing Date: Dec. 16, 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

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