8 May 2018



Hiring Office:

UNFPA Timor-Leste

Purpose of consultancy:

To support UNFPA operation work in Dili and districts



Scope of work:


(Description of services, activities, or outputs)

The incumbent serves as the UNFPA driver responsible for the safe transport of UNFPA staff in Dili and other districts and ensuring the vehicles are properly maintained and kept in good condition. Driver reports on the state of the vehicle to supervisor and takes all the necessary dispositions. This position reports to the UNFPA Procurement Assistant.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities:


  • Drives UNFPA staff and officials to meetings, field missions and ports of entry and exit.
  • Collects and delivers mail, packages and equipment; and maintains records of all deliveries and distributions.
  • Performs airport pick-up duties.
  • Ensures  that  the  assigned  vehicle  is  compliant  with  the  United  Nations  minimum  operating standards and UNFPA’s Vehicle Policy requirements.
  • Performs minor repairs, arranges for regular maintenance and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean and in good running condition at all times.
  • Ensures safety and custody of the vehicle, including tools.
  • Ensures   availability   of   all   the   required   documents/supplies    including   vehicle   insurance, registration, logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts are in the assigned vehicle.
  • Ensures that, in the event of an accident involving the office vehicle, the necessary steps required by rules and regulations are followed.
  • Maintains records for vehicles, logs official trips, records daily mileage, records the use of fuel vouchers, and keeps records on consumption.
  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required.
  •  Assists in the mailing and distribution of newsletters and publications

Duration and working schedule:

3 months  

Place where services are to be delivered:


Supervisory arrangements:

The consultant will be supervised by Procurement Assistant

Expected travel:

The consultant expected to drive to the districts


Required expertise, qualifications and competencies, including language requirements:

Academic Requirements:

  • Minimum of high school graduate.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Defensive driving certificate/ Road Safety Training certificate is preferable


  • 5 years’ work experience as a driver preferably 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 Timor


  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs.



  • Functional spoken English required.


Computer Skills:

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

Additional requirements:

  • Past working experience with UN will be an asset

Other relevant information or special conditions, if any:

Candidates are expected to send CVs, P11 as well as an application letter, stating their interest to jossoares@unfpa.org. Deadline of submission of application: 08 May 2018, please complete and submit your profile on this link: http://www.unfpa.org/unfpa-consultant-roster



Signature of Requesting Officer in Hiring Office:


Date: approved