Driver – 2 positions

Driver – 2 positions

Vacancy Notice 2023-22

Open to Internal and External Candidates

 Position Title


Driver – 2 positions

 Duty Station


Chisinau, Moldova



General Staff Category, Grade G-3, UN Salary Scale

 Type of Appointment


Fixed term one year, with possibility of extension

 Estimated Start Date



 Closing Date 


June 20, 2023


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. Well qualified candidates, particularly women, persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV are particularly encouraged to apply.

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.



Under the overall supervision of the Supply Chain Management Officer and direct supervision of the Procurement and Logistics Assistant and, in collaboration with Resource Management unit team, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for logistics and common services activities in Moldova.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Required Qualifications and Experience

  1. Drive the vehicle(s) assigned for the Chief of Mission/Head of Office/Regional Director;
  1. Guide, monitor and organize the transportation schedules of the other drivers in the unit/office/duty station;
  2. Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s) to ensure roadworthiness of the vehicles. This includes daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc.;
  1. Arrange for minor repairs and ensures that the vehicles are kept clean;
  2. Ensure that the vehicles undertake regular service intervals;
  3. Keep records of spare parts for vehicle(s) and conduct monthly inventory of the spare parts;
  1. Find the most direct and safe route over the best available roads to the destination.
  2. Ensure that the IOM vehicle(s) is used only for official/authorized business, as advised by the supervisor;
  3. Make sure that the daily log sheet is prepared, and a monthly report is prepared summarizing statistics linked to mileage, fuel consumption, etc. for the vehicle;
  4. Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involves IOM and its officials. Take proper actions to reduce potential security threats to IOM officials and/or property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and along transport routes;
  5. Meet official personnel at the airport(s) and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required;
  6. Collect and deliver mail, documents, pouches, and other communications/items from and to the country office; go to the post office, airport, government agencies, other UN agencies, institutions, project sites, etc., to take and deliver items and communications; keep records as required;
  7. When needed, assist the country office staff in performing simple clerical duties such as making and answering telephone calls, making photocopies, keeping records, etc.;
  8. Brief and train drivers in all the above duties and responsibilities; and,
  1. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.


  • High school degree/certificate with minimum 3 years of relevant working experience or bachelor’s degree with minimum 1 year of relevant working experience from an accredited institution.
  • Valid national driver’s licence.


  • Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles.


  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Knowledge of radio, email, telephone and other applications.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations.


For this position, fluency in English and Romanian is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Russian and/or Ukrainian is desirable.

Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Internals of the Organization and NMS candidates will be considered as first-tier candidates. This vacancy is also open to second-tier candidates.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, security clearances, and a valid COVID certification.

Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to send the Personal History form   and cover letter in English to:

Please, indicate the position you are applying for and reference code in the subject line of your message.

Closing date for applications is 20 June 2023.

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts the Personal History Forms duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period: From 06.06.2023 to 20.06.2023

Articol adaugat de: IOM Moldova