UN Driver Jobs in Ghana

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Representative and direct supervision of the Procurement Associate, the driver ensures that CO staff are driven safely to meetings, workshops, and other work-related destinations; and that the UNDP vehicle under his/her charge is maintained in an optimal working condition.

  • Logistics Support / Travel Management
  • Post Office
  • Log book monitoring
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Certification of Work Order / verification of invoice
  • Administrative Support
  • People Management & Leadership:
  • Other related duties assigned
  • Values: Integrity/Commitment to mandate, Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning, Valuing diversity.
  • Managing Relationships: Working in teams, Communicating information and ideas, Conflict and self-management.
  • Working with people: Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management.

    Personal Leadership and Effectiveness:

  • Strategic and analytical thinking, Results orientation/Commitment to excellence, Appropriate and transparent decision making.

    Academic Requirements:

  • Minimum of Secondary School Leaving Certificate.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Defensive Driving Certificate


  • 5 years work experience as a Driver in an international organization, Embassy or UN system with a safe driving record.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies
  • Conversant with the road network and traffic regulations of Ghana.
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs


  • Fluency in oral and written English.

    Computer Skills:

  • Elementary use of computers (e.g. email, internet, word processing).

    Important applicant information

  • All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
  • Externally advertised GS fixed-term appointment and temporary appointment (TA) positions located in New York/Washington D.C. are open to candidates who are either US Permanent Residents, US Citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
  • Selected candidates who meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria are responsible for their own travel and/or relocation
  • Selection to GS fixed-term appointment positions at Headquarters requires passing a UN administered clerical test (ASAT). External applicants to General Service (GS) positions in New York who already possess a Bachelor’s degree or an accredited certification in a technical field (e.g. IT, Finance, or Procurement) will not need to obtain/pass the UN Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT). However, passing specialized tests (e.g. Finance and Accounting technical assessments) may still be required for some General Service (GS) positions, as specified in the vacancy announcement.
  • Applicants under serious consideration for short-listing of posts requiring accountancy and finance skills, must take the UNDP Accountancy and Finance Test (UNDP AFT) prior to short-listing.

    Applicant information about UNDP rosters

    Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

    Workforce diversity

  • UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply.
  • All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 10th September, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Driver Jobs in Ghana

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