UN Driver / Protocol Assistant Job in Kenya

Duties & Responsibilities

Drives vehicles safely for the
transport of authorized personnel and for the transport of general cargo goods;
Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of

Meets and transports official
personnel to and from authorized locations; Deals effectively and tactfully
with officials and visitors.

Takes care of the day-to-day
maintenance of the assigned vehicles, checks oil, water, battery, brakes,
tires, etc.; performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures
that vehicle is kept clean. Logs fuel consumption, maintenance etc.

Makes deliveries of parcels,
documents, etc., between the office and other offices and institutions, e.g.
Government Ministries, Embassies, Permanent Missions, etc.

Makes minor purchases and collects
urgent purchases from local suppliers as requested.

Supports administrative assistant in
processing vehicle clearances/registration, customs and tax related matters in
support of staff of the Regional Office; Applies good judgment in the context
of assignments given.

Supports all the protocol related
services for UNEP in South Africa in collaboration with the department of
international relations on issues related to diplomatic visa issuance and
arranging high level missions in the country.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/special skills

A minimum of two (2) years of
progressively responsible experience in provision of driving services is

Experience in driving a variety of
makes and models, particularly light passenger vehicles is required.

An additional three years of
professional experience as an official driver/clerk is desirable. 

Experience working as a professional
driver in international organizations such as the United Nations is desirable.

Experience driving high-level
officials is desirable. 

Experience in dealing with authorities
in expediting customs clearance, visas etc. is desirable.


English and French are the working
languages of the United Nations. For this role, fluency in written and spoken
English and is required. Knowledge of French is desirable

Deadline : Feb 2, 2024

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