IOM is Looking for Drivers (Closes 27 October 2023)

IOM is Recruiting

IOM – The International Organization for Migration is part of the United Nations System as the leading inter-governmental organization promoting since 1951 humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, with 175 member states and a presence in over 100 countries. IOM has had a presence in South Africa since 1995.

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  1. Drive assigned IOM office vehicle(s).
  2. Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s) to ensure roadworthiness of the vehicles. This includes daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc.
  3. Arrange for minor repairs and ensures that the vehicles are kept clean.
  4. Ensure that the vehicles undertake regular service intervals.
  5. Keep records of spare parts for vehicle(s) and conduct monthly inventory of the spare parts. 
  6. Find the most direct and safe route over the best available roads to the destination.
  7. Ensure that the IOM vehicle(s) is used only for official/authorized business, as advised by the supervisor.
  8. Make sure that the daily log sheet is prepared, and a monthly report is prepared summarizing statistics linked to mileage, fuel consumption, etc. for the vehicle.
  9. Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involves IOM and its officials. Take proper actions to reduce potential security threats to IOM officials and/or property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and along transport routes.
  10. Meet official personnel at the airport(s) and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  11. 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.
  12. When needed, assist the country office staff in performing simple clerical duties such as making and answering telephone calls, making photocopies, keeping records, etc.
  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.



  • High school degree/certificate with minimum 2 years of relevant working experience or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Valid national driver’s licence.

Accredited Universities are those listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database.


  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs. 
  • Knowledge of radio, email, telephone and other applications.


  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.


  • Fluency in English

IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
  • Integrity and transparency: Maintains 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.
  • Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
  • Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

Core Competencies – behavioral 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 actions and delegated work.
  • Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

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