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Parent Sector : Sector For Administration and Management (ADM)

Duty Station: Tashkent

Job Family: Administration

Type of contract : Non Staff

Level : Level 1

Duration of contract : 1 year

Recruitment open to : External candidates

Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 17-OCT-2022

UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism


Under the overall authority of the Head of the UNESCO Tashkent Office and the direct supervision of the Administrative Officer, the Driver shall perform the driving duties. This includes the following functions, but not limited to:


  • Timely and safe driving Office Staff members, Office guests, visitors in the UNESCO Tashkent official vehicle;

  • Ensuring that all instructions regulating safe driving behavior and Rules of the Road are strictly followed; Ensure driver is in possession of a valid driving license. 

  • Working closely with staff of the UNESCO Tashkent Office, especially other UNESCO Tashkent Office drivers.

  • Ensuring that repair and maintenance services are done on office vehicles in time;

  • Maintaining daily vehicle logs (mileage, fuel consumption, travel routes) and submitting logs to the administrative staff in a timely manner;

  • Ensuring that the vehicle has valid insurance and all the necessary safety equipment (triangle, vests, extinguisher etc.);

  • Driving the office vehicle for delivery and collection of mails, documents, pouches, equipment and other administrative tasks as required;

  • Assist in the organization of and logistical preparation for field trips, visiting missions, etc;

  • Assist in reviewing records related to in-country missions and field trips;

  • Performing other related duties as required and requested by the supervisor. 

Detailed tasks decription

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COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)

Accountability (C)
Communication (C)
Innovation (C)
Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
Planning and organizing (C)
Results focus (C)
Teamwork (C)


For detailed information, please consult the UNESCO Competency Framework.




  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent; drivers training with a valid driver’s license/Uzbekistan driving license (minimum category B) preferred.


Work Experience:

  • Three years of work experience as a driver with international organizations;
  • Knowledge of local road networks within assigned duty station is required.
  • Experience working with the UN, a UN agency or an international organization;
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive within a complex multicultural and multinational environment strongly preferred; knowledge of UN rules, regulations, policies and procedures an asset.



  • Fluency in written and oral Uzbek and Russian, basic knowledge of English  is required.



  • Proven excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environment;
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage heavy workloads and meet tight deadlines, paying close attention to details and quality of work.



UNESCO’s salaries consist of a basic salary and other benefits which may include if applicable: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, medical insurance, pension plan etc.

For more information in benefits and entitlements, please consult ICSC website and UNESCO's career website.


Evaluation of qualified applicants may include an assessment exercise and a competency-based interview.


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UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States (last update here) are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts. UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.