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Last update: Apr 15, 2024 Last update: Apr 15, 2024


Deadline: Apr 20, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Iraq
Organization: UNOPS
Job type:Contract, up to 4 months
Arabic, Kurdish Arabic, Kurdish
Work experience:Min 3 years
Date posted: Apr 15, 2024


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Dutystation: Erbil, Iraq

Functional responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the project driver will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Timely and safe driving OEA Staff members, consultants, project guests, project visitors, in the project official vehicles

  • Performing tasks related to the daily maintenance of the vehicle;

  • Maintaining daily vehicle logs (mileage, fuel consumption, travel routs) and submitting logs to the project administrative assistant on a timely basis;

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

  • Ensuring that all instructions regulating safe driving behavior and Rules of the Road are in hand and strictly followed;

  • Ensuring that the vehicle has valid insurance;

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

  • Providing assistance in checking the completeness of micro-projects documents and following up on missing records;

  • 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;

  • Support in registry of incoming and outgoing documents and correspondence;

  • Provide operational support to project activities;

  • Assist in general maintenance of the office premises;

Work implies frequent interaction with the following:

The Operations Expert, the OEA Director and other members of the UN electoral assistance office; senior staff and officers of IHEC and other national institutions involved in the electoral process; other staff and officers working at the UNAMI office.

Results Expected:
  • The support of the United Nations in the area of responsibility contributes to credible and inclusive elections, minimizing violence and maximizing the chances of legitimate government, peace and stability;

  • The United Nations mandated support in the area of responsibility is implemented effectively, using resources efficiently and minimizing risks to the organization;

  • The supervisor has access to accurate and timely information as well as advice on the electoral process and its implications

Impact of Results

The key results have a direct impact on the overall successful achievement of the Iraq UN Partnership Framework of the project 2024 KRG Elections - Operational Support to UNAMI for the KRG Elections.

Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • Secondary Education; Valid Iraqi driving license (minimum category B).

Work Experience

  • At least 3 years of professional driving experience.

  • Experience working with the UN, a UN agency or an international organization on electoral issues is desired.

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive within a complex multicultural and multinational environment strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of UN rules, regulations, policies and procedures is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in the UN and national language of the duty station

  • Good knowledge in the Kurdish language, knowledge of English would be an asset.