United Nations UN Women Jobs – Driver

Job
Title: Driver

Organisation: UN WOMEN
Reports
to:
Administrative
Associate
Post
Level:
SB-2
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Job
Summary:
Under the
guidance and supervision of the Administrative Associate, UN Women and the
overall supervision of the Coordinator of the Joint Programme on Gender
Equality, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high
accuracy of work. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high
sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of
different national and cultural backgrounds.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensures provision of reliable and
    secure driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of
    authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and
    other related goods and supplies in/out of Kampala under the authorization
    of the supervisor.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper
    use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs,
    provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and
    reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day
    maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs,
    arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires,
    brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the
    required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs,
    office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and
    necessary spare parts.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions
    required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in
    accidents.
  • Collect mail from Post Office and
    deliver outgoing mails to various destinations within the city.
 Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:
  • 5 years’ work experience as a
    driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations
    and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Secondary Education
  • Valid Driver’s license of at least 3
    classes.  
  • Certificate in Mechanics is an added
    advantage
 Language Requirements:
  • Fluency in English.
  • Knowledge of local languages of the
    area would be an asset.
Personal Competencies:
Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s
    Mission, Vision and Values
  • Displays culture, gender, religion,
    race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
Functional Competencies
Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Sharing knowledge and experience.
     
  • Provide helpful feedback and advice
    to others in the office.
Development and Operational
Effectiveness:
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of
    driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of
    protocol
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of
    security issues.
Leadership and
Self-Management:
  • Focus on results for the client
  • Consistently approaches work with
    energy and a positive construction attitude.
  • Remains calm, in control and good
    humoured even under pressure.
  • Responds positively to critical
    feedback and differing points of views.
How to Apply:
For
full job details, Please click on website link below to review job requirements
and express interest in the job vacancy above;
Deadline: 20th
May, 2013
NB: UNDP is
committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and
culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with
disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated
with the strictest confidence.
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