The office in the occupied Palestinian territory has responsibility for inter-agency coordination in complex emergencies and in natural disasters. In the context of the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the occupied Palestinian territory, the OCHA office has a specific responsibility for (a) disseminating information and policies to the humanitarian community, authorities and donors, as well as supporting resource mobilization efforts; (b) assisting in the identification of humanitarian priorities and needs and the coordination of resource mobilization efforts; and (c) disseminating information on the impact of natural disasters, response there to and the need for international assistance.
In order to meet the increased requirements for coordination support, humanitarian advocacy and information, the OCHA office in the occupied Palestinian territory will improve the capacity of Information Management, Advocacy and information dissemination in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, amongst humanitarian partners, local and international media, policy makers, governmental and non-governmental actors. The OCHA team will ensure adequate support to area-based operational coordination structures, sectoral coordination in priority areas such as health and food, security, etc and national level coordination-both operational and policy.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Senior Driver/Logistics Clerk, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to OCHA Staff. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
The Driver provides driving services to the staff at the Gaza sub office, Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.
Under the direct supervision of Senior Driver/Logistics Clerk, the Driver performs the following duties and responsibilities:
High school Diploma.
Two years of work experience as a driver. Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair is an asset. UN Experience is an asset
Working knowledge of English Language and Fluency in Arabic Language
Valid Driver’s License. Commercial driving license is required.
How to apply:
To start the application process, applicants are required to apply via OCHA oPt’s vacancies website by registering their profile and completing OCHA Personal History Form (P11). Only applications received through https://www.ochaopt.org/vacancies which should include an up to-date and complete P11 will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for OCHA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.
The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process.
The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22 October 2019
Applications received after this date will not be considered.
Women are encouraged to apply