2 United Nations RSCE Job Positions – Drivers

Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Grade: GL-3
Vacancy Announcement Number: RSCE-2014-TPT-GS-001
Reports to: Motor Transport Officer (MTO/OIC) Dispatch
About RSCE:
The Regional Service Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy Implementation Coordination Team, as required.
The Regional Service Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’ chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It also ensures that staffing for RSCE will be achieved through the redeployment of resources from the regional missions it serves.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direction and supervision of the MTO/OIC Dispatch, the driver will perform the following tasks:
  • Operate all categories of vehicles including Flatbed cargo truck up to 16 ton (Kerax PLS trucks), within and outside the mission area as instructed by MTO/OIC Dispatch.
  • Responsible for the daily inspection of the UN vehicle (prior to start and after start) all oil level, water and coolant levels, etc.
  • Keep the UN vehicle in good condition, cleaned up in the exterior and in the interior.
  • Daily staff transportation driving buses with up to 30 seat capacity Ad-hoc transportation duties as assigned by MTO/OIC Dispatch such as driving delegations and VIPs, assistance to non-MONUSCO entities if approved by administration and tasked through the MTO.
  • Driving in a professional and safe manner any vehicle he/she operates adhering to MONUSCO rules and regulations governing the use of vehicles and applying defensive driving techniques.
  • Quickly reporting any damage resulting from an incident or accident to the Security and TPT-DDR Unit within 24 hours and following the established process.
  • Ensure that passengers and cargo are entitled under MONUSCO rules and regulations to travel in the MONUSCO vehicle
  • Ensure that the vehicle’s maintenance schedule is adhered to and that vehicle is in proper operation condition. Report immediately any mechanical malfunction in the vehicle to the workshop.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept in a clean safe condition by daily cleaning of the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) given in his/her care.
  • Responsible for both the security of the UN Vehicle he operates passengers and its load.
  • Perform any other duties as required in Transport Dispatch Unit.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidates for the United Nations Driver jobs should have completed High school with diplomas or equivalent.
  • Attained formal driver training, hold a valid national driving licence including class B C, D and E (heavy trucks and buses) license
  • Technical training as Motor Vehicle Technician (National Technician Certificate or equivalent) is highly desirable.
  • Three or more years of truck driving or bus driving experience is required
Language Proficiency; English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in oral and written French is an added advantage.
Personal Competencies:
Professionalism: Ability to make appropriate linkages in work requirements and anticipate next steps.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.           
Planning and Organisation: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed
strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently..
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the United Nations in the aforementioned capacity should submit their applications which should include the following documents:
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • The United Nations Personal History form (P-11), download here
  • Copies of educational certificate(s) and a copy of National Driving License Class B, C, D, and E.
All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by e-mail and must include the Vacancy Announcement Number and the Job Title and send to: rsce-hrs-recruitmentservices@un.org
Or send to: RSCE, Entebbe Support Base, Buku Road, P.O Box 710. Entebbe. Uganda.
All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by e-mail and must include the Vacancy Announcement Number and the Job Title.
Application received after the established deadline will not be considered.
NB: All applicants MUST indicate the Job Opening # for which they are applying, on the subject line in the email or on the sealed envelope, e.g. RSCE-2014-TPT-GS-001, GL-3.
Deadline:  10th October, 2014
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