World Health Organization Senior Driver Job

Objective of the Programme

  • To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State’s health and development agendas, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.

Description Of Duties

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Drive for the WHO Representative and other high ranking officials, meet official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities, ensure compliance with WHO rules and regulations including security and safety requirements.
  • Deliver/collect and facilitate the customs clearance of official incoming and outgoing pouches, hand-delivery of mail, parcels and other heavy items to or from UN Agencies, Ministries, Embassies, Universities, airport, etc.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle, checks fuel, oil, battery, breaks, tyres, etc.. Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, ensure the proper functioning and cleanliness of the vehicle.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc., maintain all the required documents/supplies up to date; including vehicle insurance, license, registration, logs, office directory, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
  • Procure minor supplies and picks-up and deliver payment for telephone/ fax bills.
  • Deliver and follow up the issuance of visa requests, renewal of car licenses and special permits for WRO.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are followed in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Perform messenger service within the office as required by supervisors.

Required Qualifications


  • Essential: Completion of secondary education or equivalent. Must possess a valid professional driving license for light and heavy duty vehicles.


  • Essential: At least two years of professional experience in driving cars.


  • Basic mechanical knowledge and skills in operating and maintaining different types of vehicles. Good knowledge of the topography of the country and full proficiency in local traffic regulations. Proven ability to deal with clients with tact and respect for diversity.

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Knowing and managing yourself

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of Local language.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of English.

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