NATIONAL POST: Driver, Lilongwe, Malawi

NATIONAL POST: Driver, Lilongwe, Malawi

20 November 2018


NATIONAL POST: Driver, Lilongwe, Malawi

Level: G-3

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Closing date: 20 November 2018 – 5:00pm(Johannesburg time)

Duty station: Lilongwe, Malawi

Job ID: 19313

Job Summary

The Senior Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Representative, Deputy Representative, and other high-ranking UN officials and visitors.  He/She will report to the Personal Assistant to the Representative.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Providing reliable and safe driving services, you will uphold the highest standards of discretion and integrity; have a deep sense of responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. You will demonstrate a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Qualifications and Experience


Completed Secondary Level Education

Knowledge and Experience:

Valid driver’s license.

Three years’ work experience as a driver in an international organisation, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record.

Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads and conditions, and defensive driving skills.

Skill in minor vehicle repairs.


Fluency in oral and written English and Chichewa

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