Published: 15.05.2024 10:57:00
Deadline: 27.05.2024 23:59:59 The deadline for applications has expired
Salary: According to the interview results
Location: Bishkek
Type of involvement: full time

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Common information

  • Position Title: Driver
  • Duty Station: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G2
  • Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (Graded, 3 months) with possibility of extension
  • Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


Qualification requirements

Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • High school degree/certificate with minimum 2 years of relevant working experience or bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Valid national driver’s license.


  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Basic knowledge of office software is an asset.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Capable of working under high pressure and etc.


IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English and Russian is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Kyrgyz is desirable.

Required Competencies:


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains 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.
  • Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
  • Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

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.



Under the overall supervision of the Head of Office in Kyrgyzstan and direct supervision of the HR/Finance Associate, the Driver will be responsible for the following.

 Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  1. Drive assigned IOM office vehicle(s).
  2. Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s) to ensure roadworthiness of the vehicles. This includes daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc.
  3. Arrange for minor repairs and ensures that the vehicles are kept clean.
  4.  Ensure that the vehicles undertake regular service intervals.
  5. Keep records of spare parts for vehicle(s) and conduct monthly inventory of the spare parts.
  6. Find the most direct and safe route over the best available roads to the destination.
  7. Ensure that the IOM vehicle(s) is used only for official/authorized business, as advised by the supervisor.
  8. Make sure that the daily log sheet is prepared, and a monthly report is prepared summarizing statistics linked to mileage, fuel consumption, etc. for the vehicle.
  9. Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involves IOM and its officials. Take proper actions to reduce potential security threats to IOM officials and/or property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and along transport routes.
  10. Meet official personnel at the airport(s) and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  11. Collect and deliver mail, documents, pouches, and other communications/items from and to the country office; go to the post office, airport, government agencies, other UN agencies, institutions, project sites, etc., to take and deliver items and communications; keep records as required.
  12. When needed, assist the country office staff in performing simple clerical duties such as making and answering telephone calls, making photocopies, keeping records, etc.
  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.



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:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications that includes CV, cover letter and Personal History Form, to with the subject line “Driver” by 23:00 of 27 May 2024.

Personal History Form can be downloaded at: 

IOM reserves the right to contact shortlisted candidates only.

For more information on IOM, please visit or

About company

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is part of the United Nations System as the leading inter-governmental organization promoting since 1951 humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, with 175 member states and a presence in 171 countries. 

IOM supports migrants across the world, developing effective responses to the shifting dynamics of migration and, as such, is a key source of advice on migration policy and practice. The organization works in emergency situations, developing the resilience of all people on the move, and particularly those in situations of vulnerability, as well as building capacity within governments to manage all forms and impacts of mobility.

The Organization is guided by the principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, including upholding human rights for all. Respect for the rights, dignity and well-being of migrants remains paramount.

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