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Open to Internal and External Candidates


Position Title                                      :  Driver

Organizational Unit                          :  Supply Chain Division

Duty Station                                       :  Dohuk – Iraq (2 Positions)

Classification                                      : General Service Staff, Grade G2

Type of Appointment                       : Special Short Term contract (SST)

Duration of Appointment               :  Six (6) months with possibility of extension

Closing Date                                       : 22nd March, 2023

Reference Code                                 : SVN2023/IRQ/054



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. Aapplications from qualified female candidates  are especially  encouraged  as well as the 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 general guidance of the Chief of Mission (CoM)/DCoM, and the overall supervision of head of Resources Management , the administrative supervision of Dohuk suboffice and direct supervision of Supply Chain Officer, the Driver is responsible for the following.


Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. 1. Drives office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;
  2. 2. Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities as required;
  3. 3. Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water,

Battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and

Ensures that the vehicle is kept clean;

  1. 4. Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.;
  2. 5. Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident;
  3. 6. Performs other duties as required.


Qualifications; Education

  • University degree in related filed from accredited academic institution
  • Completed High School degree from accredited academic institution with 2 years relevant professional experience.



  • Pick up the official staff from/to the airport at any travelling time;
  • Perform as duty driver for united nations assistant mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and other UN


  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Ability to present clear and concise information.
  • Ability to drive armored vehicles.
  • Knowledge of vehicles maintenance.
  • Knowledge and skills: driver’s license, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.



  • Fluency in English, Kurdish and Arabic are required;
  • Any other language is and advantage.


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.


IOM IN/234 – Policy and Procedures for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse IOM has a policy of zero tolerance of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by IOM staff members and the employees or any other persons engaged and controlled by IOM Contractors. The staff members and all contract type holders shall protect against and prevent sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA).



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

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance 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, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.


How to apply:

While this vacancy is open to both Internals and Externals, priority shall be given to qualified Internal applicants.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via a link:

For an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posting period:

From 08.3.2023 to 22.03.2023

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