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United Nations


This post is located in the UNODC Regional Center for Combating Cybercrime in Qatar (hereinafter referred to as the Center) as part of the Programme Office in the State of Qatar (POQAT), Office for the Gulf Cooperation Council Region (OGCCR), Regional Section for Africa and the Middle East (RSAME), Division for Operations (DO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Associate Programme Officer (Operations, Monitoring and Reporting) and the overall guidance of the Programme Coordinator (Chief of Center) and Programme Coordinator heading the Global Programme on Cybercrime and in close coordination with the operations support team for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.

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Within assigned authority, the Driver will be responsible for the following specific duties:

  • Drive vehicles safely for the transport of authorised personnel and for the transport of general cargo goods.
  • Make deliveries of parcels, documents, etc., between the office and other offices and institutions, e.g. Ministries, Embassies, Permanent Missions, etc.
  • Make minor purchases and collect urgent purchases from local suppliers as requested.
  • Collect goods from the customs with due regard to customs regulations and formalities.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and provide transport.
  • Deal effectively and tactfully with officials and visitors.
  • Take care of the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.; perform minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that vehicle is kept clean.
  • Logs fuel consumption, maintenance etc. for office vehicle.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of accident.
  • Renders first aid in case of accident or medical incident.
  • Apply good judgment in the context of assignments given.
  • Undertake minor administrative and office support tasks, such as photocopying, printing, physically setting up conference / training facilities for programme activities etc.
  • Assist with the collection and analysis of data as well as preparation of data presentations and reports for information sharing, responding to queries, knowledge management, planning and decision making.
  • Assist with visualizations and updating information material.
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.


Professionalism: Has knowledge of driving rules and regulations. Has knowledge of the area and the current condition of roads and highways, security and safety awareness; familiarity with frequently travelled routes and routines of the more senior staff or the officers. Has knowledge of general office and administrative support. Has knowledge of administrative policies, processes and procedures. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Job – Specific Qualification
  • Driver training with a valid driver’s license is required.
  • A current first aid certificate is desirable.

Work Experience

A minimum of two (2) years of experience as a driver with a safe driving record OR no experience for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher is required.

Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans and other kinds of motorised vehicles and a valid driving license for this category is required.

Experience in dealing with the driving regulations, transportation needs and chauffeur courtesies is desirable.

Experience in administrative, general office support and messenger services is desirable.

Work experience within the United Nations System or similar international organizations is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English and Arabic is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an advantage.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise and a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

This is a project post. Filling of this position is subject to funding availability and the initial appointment will be for a period of one year. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds.

This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. All staff in the General Service and related categories must be authorized to work in the country where the position is located. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.

At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may
be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

Education qualification exceeding the specified requirement of this job opening including university degrees and certificates shall not give rise to additional entitlements or benefits, or facilitate a move to the Professional category. The movement of staff members from the General Service and related categories to the Professional category in the United Nations Secretariat is exclusively allowed through the Young Professionals Programme competitive examinations. Only a few staff members pass the competitive examinations. Passing the competitive examinations does not guarantee movement to the Professional category.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts.

The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.

The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

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