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AED 101,368 per annum plus benefits (AED 48.57 per hour)

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Term Details:
This position is a LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Dubai

General Support


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Closing date for applications:
24-01-2019 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the general supervision of the Common Services Officer provides transportation, delivery and errand services to all mission programs, arranges for car maintenance, and provides basic administrative, maintenance and support services to the mission following established mission and departmental policies.
Note: the incumbent must be proficient in English sufficient to understand instructions and communicate information as required to carry out the duties below and communicate with local authorities/traffic wardens where and if required.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and/ or CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.
• Successful Completion of high school education.

• Proficient in English (oral and reading)
• At least 3 years of recent experience (within the past five (5) years) working in Dubai in a job role that includes driving services as the main duty.
• Relevant experience in providing client service, in representing the employer to outside organizations and in obtaining services from external vendors.
• Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
Rated Requirements:
Candidates must also meet the Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies. These may be assessed at a later stage through any of the following: written exam, interview, role-play, practical test, presentation and/or psychometric assessment.

• Knowledge of routes in the Dubai Emirate.
• Knowledge of local laws pertaining to traffic systems, safety and security while driving and during any emergency situation (during accidents).
• Basic knowledge of vehicles and mechanics.
• Knowledge of dealing with Government departments in UAE.
• Knowledge of basic office support work including scanning, shredding, photocopying, filing and/or other tasks assigned when required.

• Ability to use tools such as GPS and/or internet mapping systems and with planning requests in a work time table, i.e. Microsoft Outlook Calendar.
• Effective communicator
• Client focus / Customer service
• Adaptability and flexibility
• Team player
• Discretion and honesty

Asset Qualifications:
Candidates may also be screened against the Asset Qualifications. Preference may be given to candidates who meet these asset qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any of the asset qualifications in their cover letter and/ or CV.

• Fluent in English
• Experience working for Government or International Organization.
• Working knowledge in Arabic or French.
• Experience driving VIPs/dignitaries.
• Completion of defensive driving course.

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Ability to work irregular hours and/or overtime as required.
• Required to wear a uniform.
• Must have a valid UAE driver’s license.
• Current clean driving record.
• Able to do physical tasks such as lift boxes / suitcases, clean cars, etc.

Condition(s) of Employment:
• Ability to obtain and maintain a UAE residence visa.
• Must be residing in the UAE when the offer of employment is made.
• Ability to obtain and retain an enhanced reliability clearance (security clearance). The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to a Reliability Check (RC) obtained by the Management. To conduct the Reliability Check (RC), the candidate will have to submit the following documents on being selected by the mission.
o Police clearance certificate for the last 10 years
o Professional and educational certificates and mark sheets (i.e., academic transcripts)
• Maintenance of a valid passport

How to apply:
• Please follow the link and complete the online application form.
• Candidates are also required to upload a CV and a covering letter in English or in French. Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information will be rejected.
• Candidates must demonstrate concisely in their cover letter and CV how they meet the essential and asset qualifications.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to:
RSCEMA prior to the closing date. Failure to so will result in the application being rejected

Area of selection:
Open to external applicants, who are eligible to work in UAE and will be resident in UAE at the time of hiring and to employees occupying an indeterminate or term position, who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date. Please note that the Embassy of Canada to UAE does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly. The Canadian Government is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other irrelevant factor.

Important Notes:
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French). Candidates are entitled to participate in the recruitment process in the official language of their choice and to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block this type of email).
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The Consulate General in Dubai does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• If candidates need any special accommodation for exams or interviews, please let us know in advance of these assessments.
• The results of this competition may also be used to establish an eligibility list of staff for similar openings at the Consulate General in Dubai which may arise in the 12 months following the completion of this competition.
• If you have any questions at any stage of the process please email us.

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