(Deadline: 10 September 2018)

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E-mail: FAO-UA@fao.org

Job Title: Driver
Division/Department: REUTD
Programme/Project Number: UNJP/UKR/005/EC
Duty Station: Kramatorsk, Ukraine

Contract duration: 31 Dec 2018 with the possibility of extension.

Submission deadline: COB 10 Sept 2018

Reports to: Name: Khushnid Sattarov Title: Programme Coordinator


Under the overall supervision of the Programme Officer/Budget Holder, and day-to-day supervision of the Programme Coordinator and Field Office Coordinator, the Driver is responsible for driving FAO staff as well as national and international consultants in FAO program/project focus areas in Ukraine. Further, Driver will be responsible for carrying out the following tasks:

  • Timely and safe drive program/project employees, consultants, project guests, project visitors in FAO official vehicles at the authorization from the program/project management;
  • Ensure safety, technical soundness and comfort of the vehicle(s) assigned;
  • Keep log of official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, transportation / vehicle related expenditures, vehicle servicing, repairs, etc.
  • Ensure day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s); checks oil, water, battery, tires, etc.; perform minor repairs and timely arrange for any other repairs necessary to keep the vehicle safe and technically sound at all times; maintain the vehicle(s) in clean conditions.
  • Handle local and organizational formalities when involved in an accident; ensure that in this case all organizational and local / country rules, regulations and procedures are followed correctly;
  • Collect and deliver mail, documents, pouches, and other communications / items from and to the country office; go to the post office, government agencies, other UN agencies, institutions, project sites, etc., to take and deliver items and communications; keep records as required;
  • When needed, assist the field office staff in performing simple clerical duties such as making and answering telephone calls, making photocopies, keeping records, etc;
  • Ensure that all instructions by UNDSS and UN Ukraine related to driving and road safety are observed;
  • Carry out UN defined roles and responsibilities for the drivers to organize field trips in the program/project area;
  • Operate the necessary communication and reporting equipment based on the existing security protocols;
  • Perform other related duties as required by the Supervisor.


Expected outputs:

Required completion date:

- Safe and timely transportation services provided

- Vehicle is properly maintained

- Vehicle logs and daily reports are properly maintained/provided

Short monthly report on the state of the vehicles

Submitted with the first 3 working days of the following calendar month


Academic Qualifications

  • Complete Secondary School Education;
  • Valid Ukrainian driving license (minimum category B);
  • Minimum 5 years of professional driving experience, experience with driving armoured vehicle is an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Ukrainian and Russian, both written and spoken;
  • Knowledge of English is a strong asset.