United Nations UNDP Jobs – Driver

Title    Driver
Organization: United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Kampala, Uganda
Global Pulse
is an innovation initiative in the Executive Office of the United Nations
Secretary-General, harnessing today’s new world of digital data and real-time
analytics to gain a better understanding of changes in human well-being. Global
Pulse hopes to contribute a future in which access to better information sooner
makes it possible to keep international development on track, protect the
world’s most vulnerable populations, and strengthen resilience to global
shocks. Global Pulse is being implemented as a global network of Pulse Labs,
bringing together expertise from UN agencies, governments, academia, and the
private sector to research, develop, test and share tools and approaches for
harnessing real-time data for more effective and efficient policy action.
Global Pulse
is establishing a Pulse Lab in Kampala in 2013. Pulse Lab Kampala will function
as an open innovation space where policy experts together with UN development
practitioners and other partners can experiment with new types of data and
emerging technologies and evaluate their potential to enhance both public
policy decision-making and community resilience.  Following the development of useful
approaches, Pulse Lab Kampala will support institutional adoption of these
innovations into policy and practice.
Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving
services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized
personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b)
meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs
formalities arrangement when required;
Makes sure of 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,
map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts;
Ensures that all immediate actions required by
rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN
Driver Job must have completed secondary Education
Hold a Valid Driver’s license with three classes. 
At least two years’ work experience as a driver;
safe driving record;
Detailed knowledge of driving rules and
regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair in a reputable
Language and IT Skills: Fluency in
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules
and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair;
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol;
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security
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.
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations
Development Programme, UNDP, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to
Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job
requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.
th June 2015

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