Driver (two positions), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Country: Kyrgyzstan

City: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Office: OSCE Bishkek

Closing date: Monday, 16 November 2020

Issued by: OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek

Vacancy number: VNKYRG01025

Vacancy type: Local Contracted

Grade: G2

Number of posts: 2

Duty station: Bishkek

Date of issue: 5 October 2020

Deadline for application: 16 November 2020 - 23: 59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)


Under the direct supervision of Transport Assistant and overall supervision of Procurement and Materials Management Officer, the incumbent drives OSCE motor vehicles to transport daily the OSCE staff, visitors, documents and goods.

Tasks and Responsibilities

1. Drive OSCE vehicle for transportation of OSCE officials as well as non-OSCE officials, if needed;
Deliver and collect mail, documents, training materials and other items;
Meet official personnel at airport;
Ensure day to day maintenance and serving of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, vehicle condition etc.;
Perform minor repairs and arranges for other repairs;
Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are followed in case of involvement in accident, or in case that the vehicle breaks down;
Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and road worthy.

2. Log official trips, daily km reading, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.; Complete the Daily Trip Ticket by entering all required data such as driver’s name, destination, daily km, fuel consumption, service, and repair or maintenance costs.

3. Perform other duties as assigned.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, please see: //‘>https: //

Necessary Qualifications

Secondary education or equivalent;
Not endorsed and valid driving license minimum B category and minimum of 3 years of driving experience with established awareness of security issues;
Skills in minor vehicle repair;
Good knowledge of Russian and Kyrgyz. Knowledge of English is desirable.

Required competencies

Core values

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Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals

Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions

Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles

Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work

Core competencies

Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization

Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment

Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner

Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions

Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects

Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances

Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)

Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment

Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them

Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities

Remuneration Package

Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 570.58 Euro/month. Social benefits will include Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.

Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale

How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under //‘>https: // The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Please note that the vacancy is open for competition only amongst individuals with actual citizenship of the Kyrgyz Republic. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization. Please note that in the event of invitation for interview/test, the OSCE is unable to reimburse costs incurred.