United Nations UNIDO Jobs – Driver/Clerk

Job Title:    Driver/Clerk
Organization: United Nations
Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: National
Project Coordinator (NPC)
Vacancy Announcement No:
VA2015_ISA_EXT_000084
Grade: SB2
About Us:
The United
Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency of the
United Nations. UNIDO’s mandate is to promote and accelerate sustainable
industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition, and
work towards improving living conditions in the world’s poorest countries by
drawing on its combined global resources and expertise.
About Banana Project: 
Within the
framework of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF)’s Climate Change Adaptation
(CCA) programme, the Government of Uganda (GoU) has requested UNIDO to implement
a climate-resilient livelihood diversification project within its banana value
chain development programme, as part of its aims to achieve some of the adaptation
goals outlined in its National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPA). The
project funded under the GEF’s Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) entitled
“Reducing Vulnerability of Banana Producing Communities to Climate Change
through Banana Value Added Activities – Enhancing Food Security and Employment
Generation” aims to support vulnerable communities in Western Uganda to better adapt
to the effects of Climate Change (CC) through banana value addition activities
and to provide greater opportunities for income generation, poverty reduction
and food security. The overall objective of this project will be to sensitize
and create awareness among stakeholders on CC coping strategies to build
resilience, support banana value addition activities for income diversification
and support the promotion of banana waste utilization for biogas and soil
fertility. The main project components in relation to the LDCF overall
objectives are:
·        
‘Reducing Vulnerability’ – Through providing
opportunities for income diversification and building resilience to CC through banana
value addition activities among the resource-poor banana producing communities
(GEF Objective CCA-1);
·        
‘Increasing Adaptive Capacity’ – Through increasing
knowledge and understanding of CC concerns and raising awareness among the
banana value chain actors (GEF Objective CCA-2);
·        
‘Adaptation Technology Transfer’ – Through
strengthening the Banana Tissue Culture (TC) industry and deploying biodigesters,
water harvesting and purification technologies (GEF
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The United Nations Industrial Development
Organization (UNIDO) Driver/Clerk will undertake the following duties:
1.
Provides secure driving:
·        
Drives the project vehicle(s) for the transport of
the UNIDO Personnel and the personnel authorized by the Head of UNIDO Office
(HUO) to carry out their respective tasks in a safe, secure and reliable
manner;
·        
Meets official personnel at the airport and
facilitates immigration and customs formalities;
·        
Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption,
oil changes, greasing, etc.;
·        
The incumbent will collect and deliver mail or
documents when required;
·        
Make delivery and pick up services to support
project logistics;
·        
Ensures that the steps required by rules and
regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
2.
Ensure Vehicle Maintenance:
·        
In charge of the day-to-day maintenance of the
assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.
·        
Conducts minor repairs and arranges for other
repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean;
·        
Search and identify the lowest costs and most
reliable sources of high quality spare parts and service shops in order to facilitate
purchases as and when necessary;
·        
Ensure security and guard the project vehicle.
3.
Provide general office support to the Project Management Unit (PMU):
·        
Render support in photocopying, scanning and binding
of project related documents;
·        
Performs any other duties as required;
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the United Nations
Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Driver/Clerk career opportunity
should have completed Secondary education.
·        
The applicant must have attained Driver’s training
with a valid driver’s licence.
·        
Excellent track record of driving with five years’
experience
·        
Working knowledge of driving rules and regulations
and skills in minor vehicle repair;
·        
Working knowledge of chauffeur courtesies,
initiative and discretion;
·        
Prior experience working with the UN and other
International Organizations is an added advantage;
·        
Computer literacy i.e. working knowledge of
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), internet and electronic
mail.
·        
Languages: English
(Fluent), Verbal and written. Good knowledge of local languages would be
beneficial.
Core
Competencies:
·        
Core Values: Integrity,
Professionalism, Respect for diversity
·        
Core Competencies: Results
orientation and Accountability, Planning and Organizing; Communication and
Trust, Team orientation, Client Orientation, Organizational Development and
Innovation.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations
Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO, 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.
Deadline: 14th December 2015

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