Driver G2 Nalukolongo (Re-advertised) job at World Food Programme (WFP)

World Food Programme (WFP)

Driver G2 Nalukolongo (Re-advertised) job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 25 February 2022

Hiring Organization: World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Details:

Driver G2 I position Nalukolongo (Re-advertised)
Requisition ID 157783

WFP is looking for talented people who are committed to joining our efforts to eradicate hunger. It offers unlimited opportunities to grow your professionalism, talent and expertise. Start your journey to be a member of the world-wide effort to eradicate hunger. WFP has a policy of affirmative action for women.
About WFP
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

Brief description of WFP in Uganda
WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition, WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition assistance. Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to markets.
As Uganda strives to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income country by 2040, WFP is also assessing its relevance and repositioning its role in Uganda.
Are You Up To The Challenge?
We are seeking qualified individuals for the position of Driver G2 (1 Position) to be based Nalukolongo . Selected candidates will be employed on Fixed Term.
PLEASE NOTE: While successful candidates will have the possibility to indicate their preferred location, WFP Uganda will make the final decision on the duty station of assignment based on its operational and staffing requirements.
Organizational Context
These jobs are found in Regional Bureaux (RBs), Country Offices (COs), Area Offices (AOs) and Field Offices (FOs). Job holders report to the Administration Officer, Logistics Officer or the designate, and drive light vehicles, trucks, vans, motorcycles or any other type of land transport. They may also be assigned to operate speed boats or other types of watercrafts. The job may involve basic administrative assistance in the office or stores.

Job Purpose
Under the supervision of the assigned officer, the driver will provide support to the implementation of programmes in accordance with Uganda Country Office’s annual work-plan and as per Administrative/transport regulations and standard operating procedures.

Key Accountabilities Continued
• Ensure completion of all mandatory trainings as assigned in the WFP e-learning portal.
• Vehicle safety standards are maintained as per the driver’s handbook.
• Ensure that any WFP Vehicle driven is mechanically fit at all times as per driver’s handbook
• Vehicles are driven safely, optimizing vehicle use, economizing fuel as well as minimizing tear and wear
• Ensure full and timely accomplishment of assignments. Accountability for time, assignments and activities.
• Perform any other duties as required regarding data collection and entry.
4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities

• Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
• Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
• Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
• Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.
• Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
• Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
• Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
• Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.
• Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
• Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
• Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
• Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.
• Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
• Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
• Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
• Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

Functional Capabilities
Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
• Supply Chain Management and Optimization
• Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
• Planning, Project & Resource Management
• Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
• Information Management & Reporting
• Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
• Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
• Warehouse and Inventory Management
• Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
• Technical Assistance and Coordination
• Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.

Standard Minimum Qualifications
Education: Completion of secondary school education.
Forklift operators license
Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.

• Three or more years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record.
• Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorised vehicles.
• Experience in defensive driving is desirable.
• Experience in forklift operations

Knowledge & Skills:
1. Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffer, protocol and courtesies, local roads/ waterways and conditions, and security issues.
2. Knowledge of the vehicle loading capacity and other parameters
3. Knowledge of driving/ boat operating rules and regulations whichever applicable;
4. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;
5. Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods
6. Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone and other applications;
7. Language: Fluency in English is a must.

Application procedure

Deadline For Applications
Friday 25th February 2022
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Date Posted: 2022-02-11




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