Ended Driver

The Job

Position:    Driver
Organizational Unit:    Procurement and Logistics  Unit
Duty Station:    Yemen , Aden
IOM Classification    :    G 2
Type of Appointment    :    Special Short-Term (SST) Graded  Contract, 6 Months (Renewable)
SVN No.:    SVN2019/178
Estimated Start Date:    As soon as possible
Closing Date:    Tuesday 22, Oct 2019

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier  candidates.


Working under the overall supervision of the Logistics Officer and the direct supervision of the Logistics Assistant (Transportation), the incumbent,  will be responsible  for  the  following duties.   In particular, she/he   will:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide transportation for IOM staff as required.
  2. Ensure adequate level of fuel and minimum running conditions of the vehicle.
  3. Day to day maintenance and cleaning of the vehicle, checking oil, water, battery, tyre pressure and attendance to routine repairs.
  4. Delivering of letters / mail / packages on behalf of IOM as requested.
  5. Operate and maintain emergency communication equipment’s (VHF/UHF radios) in vehicle and ensure the accurate equipment and emergency supplies are always in the vehicle.
  6. Maintain vehicle log book by daily recording vehicle movements, fuel consumption and mileage done. Alerting supervisors of any repairs done to    vehicle.
  7. Behave properly with staff members and assists them in entering and leaving the vehicle. May assist with baggage handling and with umbrella in foul weather. (Note: In high risk assignments, the security driver is required to remain behind the wheel at all times, and others on the protection detail open doors, handle luggage and umbrellas, etc.)
  8. Obey all traffic laws and limits
  9. Respond to medical emergencies occurring to passengers en route
  10. Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involves IOM and its officials.
  11. Assign any other task by supervisor

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • A minimum of advanced level education is required; Valid Heavy & Light Vehicle Driver’s License;
  • Minimum five years relevant work experience; preferably in a humanitarian agency;


  • Drives IOM vehicles in a safe manner consistent with local regulations


English and Arabic Required Competencies Accountability

  • Accepts and gives constructive  criticism
  • Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and    policies
  • Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
  • Monitors own work to correct errors
  • Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings

Client Orientation

  • Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work

Continuous Learning

  • Contributes to colleagues' learning
  • Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills


  • Actively shares relevant information
  • Writes clearly and effectively, adjusting wording to the intended audience
  • Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience

Performance Management

  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues


  • Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities
  • Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender   participation
  • Persistent, calm, and  polite  in the face of  challenges and   stress
  • Treats all  colleagues  with  respect and dignity
  • Works effectively with people from different  cultures by adapting to relevant  cultural    contexts
  • Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions


  • Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment
  • Contributes to, and follows team objectives
  • Gives credit where credit is  due
  • Seeks input and feedback from others
  • Actively supports and implements final group   decisions


  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
  • Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
  • Female with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via email to hrdeptsanaa@iom.int

by Tuesday 22, Oct 2019

In order for the applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications  with a cover letter not more than one  page specifying the motivation for application, with a subject line SVN2019/178 Aden. Driver G2

All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).

  • Employer: IOM
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 9 October 2019
  • Deadline: 22 October 2019