Driver job at UN Women


UN Women

Driver job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 22 April 2022

Hiring Organization: UN Women

Job Details:

Background
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
Reporting to the Adjumani head of sub-office, the Driver may also be required to provide driving services to the operations and programme staff in the Office, consultants, experts and UN staff on mission. The Driver will provide basic administrative and clerical support to the UN Women Country Office and Adjumani Sub-Office.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide reliable and secure driving services
• Drive office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel;
• Deliver and collect mail, documents and other items to Government – Offices/Embassies/Commercial Establishments/ UN Offices;
• Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport, including visa and customs formalities arrangements when required;
• Verify that all passengers wear seatbelts at all times in the vehicle;
• Ensure all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents;
• Ensure vehicle comply with the Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS).

2. Provide proper use of vehicle
Ensure cost-saving by driving responsibly;
Maintain daily vehicle logs, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs;
Provide inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.

3. Provide day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
• Ensure that the official vehicle is kept clean and is always in good working condition;
• Make minor repairs and make arrangements for major repairs;
• Change oil, check tires, lights horn, clutch and brakes and wash car regularly;
• Ensure that vehicles comply with Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS).

4. Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies
Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.

5. Provide general administrative and logistic support as needed
Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining required records;
Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications and payments of bills, as required.

Competencies
Core Values:
• Respect for Diversity
• Integrity
• Professionalism

Core Competencies:
• Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
• Accountability
• Creative Problem Solving
• Effective Communication
• Inclusive Collaboration
• Stakeholder Engagement
• Leading by Example

Functional Competencies
• Excellent driving skills;
• Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations, local roads and conditions;
• Good defensive driving skills;
• Skills in minor vehicle repairs;
• Ability to manage time


Required Skills and Experience
Education
Completion of secondary education is required;
Possession of a valid driver’s license classes B, CM and DL is required.

Experience
At least 2 years of experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record

Language Requirements
• Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
• Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset;
• Knowledge of Uganda and the Great Lakes region is an asset

Application procedure

Interested qualified candidates must apply online by latest by 22nd April 2022 . Candidates should submit one PDF File attachment containing:
Resume
UN Women P11 dully filled form with at least three (3) professional references (UN Women Personal History Form (P11), can be downloaded at: http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment;
Apply at: https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=105920 

Date Posted: 2022-04-08

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