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The Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN in Geneva is looking for a new driver/facility manager

Position: Driver and facility manager 
Type of employment: Full time employment
Starting date: 1 August 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Location: Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN in Geneva
Deadline for application: 29th of April 2022, 18:00. 
Reporting to: Deputy Head of Mission 

The Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN in Geneva is seeking to recruit a responsible and service-minded full time driver for the Mission.
You will be part of the Administrative team. As a Mission driver you will be responsible for the below mentioned tasks. 

Main tasks and responsibilities as a driver will be to:
Drive the Ambassador to official meetings/engagements;
Plan for driving schedules 
Drive official delegations 
Deliver official mails and documents and carry out other assigned errands;
Manage the vehicle (cleaning, service, inspections, registrations, etc.);
Maintain the vehicle logbooks;

In addition, you participate in the work of the Mission’s administrative team where you will be responsible for the maintenance and well-functioning of the Mission and Residence. 

As facility manager your tasks and responsibilities will be to:
Purchase office equipment in accordance with procurement rules
Supervise external suppliers in the delivery of their services and goods.
Assist diplomats with registration of cars with CD-plates
Assist with IT-related tasks and to keep up-dated inventory lists of IT and communication equipment
Plan and execute general maintenance tasks of the Mission/ Residence, in close cooperation with other members of the administrative team,
Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the Management
Do reception tasks   

Required qualifications
Driver’s license valid in Switzerland and France. 
Experience in VIP driving, motorcade driving and/or other driving experience showing understanding of correct driving, professional discretion and confidentiality. 
Excellent command of English and French both oral and written. 
A “handy-man” mind-set, i.e. a good understanding of what needs to be done to keep facilities maintained and to fix what is broken. 
Proven team player and service minded. 
Systematic and with attention to detail. 
Interest in and willingness to share knowledge and learn from colleagues in an intercultural environment.

We offer
An exciting, inter-cultural and dynamic work environment with a wide range of diverse tasks.  
An interesting job with new challenges every day. 
Clearly defined tasks where you have good possibilities of influencing how you carry out your responsibilities. 
Flexible working hours.
A workplace with an informal and friendly atmosphere between colleagues and where staff satisfaction is top of mind. 
A salary reflecting experience. 

Employment conditions
You will be offered full time employment. First for 2 years and then with the possibility of open-ended extension on a local contract based on the relevant legally binding labour market rules.
Standard working hours are 40 hours per week.  
You will be entitled to 25 days of paid holiday per year. 
You will be covered by a pension scheme health coverage.   

Application and recruitment process 
To apply for the position, please send your application (cover letter, CV, proof of relevant education, recommendations and 2-3 references) in English to [email protected] marked “Application for Driver” no later than 29th April 2022

The Permanent Mission of Denmark attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, sex, religion, age or disability.

Selected candidates will be invited for interviews – expected to take place during first half of May 2022. 

The chosen candidate must present a “No Criminal Record” and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to appointment.

Questions
For any questions regarding the position, please contact Mr Lars Volck Madsen, Deputy Permanent Representative at [email protected] or Mr Robert Lehmann, Chauffeur at [email protected]

About us
The Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN in Geneva is part of the Danish Foreign Service. The Mission is an ambitious, high-paced and dynamic workplace with approximately 20 employees, 7 of whom are posted from the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For more information about the Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN in Geneva, see Permanent mission of Denmark to UN Geneva (um.dk)