Transport Jobs – Driver at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:    Driver
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Transit Manager/ Logistics Assistant
Vacancy Announcement Number: SVN 06/06/015
About US:
The International Organization
for Migration (IOM), established in 1951, is the leading international
intergovernmental organization dealing with migration.  IOM works to help ensure the orderly and
humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on
migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration
problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including
refugees and internally displaced people. Since 1988, IOM Uganda mission
performs all of its interventions with the specific mandate to work globally
with migration related issues. We are committed to the principle that humane
and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. IOM Uganda works with the
government of Uganda, NGOs and UN agencies and receives support from donor
governments and UN funds.
Key Duties and
  • The
    incumbent will drive IOM office vehicle(s) in a manner which fully adheres
    to the laws of Uganda, which provides safety and security to IOM staff, is
    considerate to other road users and which preserves the condition of the
  • Ensure
    absolute adherence to IOM’s rules and regulations in respect to the use of
    vehicles including informing management of any unauthorized use of the
    vehicles, theft or misuse of fuel, theft of car parts or other items kept
    in the car.
  • Oversee
    the day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle to ensure roadworthiness of the
    vehicles. This includes daily check of tyres, brakes, engine oil, fan belt
  • Perform
    minor repairs and ensure that the vehicles are kept clean.
  • Ensure
    that the vehicles undertake regular service intervals.
  • Make
    sure the vehicles always have full tank prior to departure for field
  • Find
    the most direct routing over the best available roads to the destinations.
  • Ensure
    that the IOM vehicle(s) is used only for official/authorised business,
    reporting any abuse of the vehicle by other IOM staff members (or other
    person) to the supervisor AND to the Chief of Mission
  • Ensure
    daily cleaning of IOM vehicle(s) of both exterior and interior.
  • Adhere
    to obligatory filling of the vehicle log sheet each day.
  • Maintain
    a high degree of confidentiality regarding discussion overheard while in
    the vehicle or when undertaking confidential tasks allocated by a relevant
  • Collect
    and deliver mail / documents as assigned by relevant authority.
  • Observe
    traffic rules and regulations as well as IOM’s regulations in case of
    involvement of in a traffic accident.
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the Transit Manager/ Logistics Assistant.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicants for the International Organization for Migration IOM Driver 
    should hold a high school diploma
  • At
    least two years’ driving experience and a valid driving permit.
  • Mechanical
    knowledge is an added advantage
  • Languages: Proficiency in both spoken and
    written English is mandatory. Fluency in local languages is an added
Personal Competencies:
Technical Competencies:
  • Effectively
    applies specialized knowledge of logistics and procurement to timely source
    goods and services
  • Drives
    IOM vehicles in a safe manner consistent with local regulations
Behavioural Competencies:
1. Accountability:
  • Accepts
    and gives constructive criticism
  • Follows
    all relevant procedures, processes, and policies
  • Meets
    deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
  • Monitors
    own work to correct errors
  • Takes
    responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings.
2. Client Orientation: Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work
3. Continuous Learning:
  • Contributes
    to colleagues’ learning
  • Demonstrates
    interest in improving relevant skills
4. Communication
  • Actively
    shares relevant information
  • Writes
    clearly and effectively, adjusting wording to the intended audience.
  • Listens
    effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
5. Performance Management: Provides constructive feedback to colleagues.
6. Professionalism
  • Masters
    subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Identifies
    issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities
  • Incorporates
    gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal
    gender participation
  • Persistent,
    calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
  • Treats
    all colleagues with respect and dignity
  • Works
    effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant
    cultural contexts
  • Knowledgeable
    about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions
7. Teamwork
  • Actively
    contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment
  • Contributes
    to, and follows team objectives
  • Gives
    credit where credit is due
  • Seeks
    input and feedback from others
  • Actively
    supports and implements final group decisions
How to Apply:
All those interested in
working with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) should send
their resumes, evidence of previous works and three professional references
electronically via E-mail to:
Please clearly include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of the email.
Deadline: 2nd July

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