Several UN Driver Job Opportunities – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:         Driver (Several Job Opportunities)
Organization: United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job Grade: GS-2
Job No: 499686
Reports to:
Operations/Administrative Manager/Assistant
About Us:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN
general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help
meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full
potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories
to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on
reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all
children, everywhere.
Job Summary: The Driver provides
reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the highest standards of
professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent
knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and
regulations. 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
Provide timely reliable and safe driving
services for staff and officials. Drives office vehicles for the transport of
UN staff, officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents
and other items, and meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport and
may include assisting with basic visa and customs formalities arrangements when
In charge of the maintenance of assigned
vehicle. Ensures vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through
addressing  minor repairs, making
arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes,
water levels and car washing.
Responsible for the documentation of vehicle
related information. Ensures availability of all the required
documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle
logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary
spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the United Nations UNICEF Driver
career placement must have completed secondary education;
Hold a clean and valid driver’s license and
knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.
A minimum of two years of work experience as a
driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe
driving record.
Fluency of the local language of the duty
station as well as proficiency in English.
Personal Competencies:
Core Values: Commitment, Diversity
and Inclusion, Integrity
Core Competencies: Communication,
Drive for Results, Working with People
Functional Competencies: Analyzing
(I), Learning and Researching (I), Planning and Organizing (I), Following
Instructions and Procedures (I)
NB: UNICEF is committed
to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates
are strongly encouraged to apply. UNICEF is a smoke free environment.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
United Nations UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to visit
the link below to Apply.
Deadline: 3rd
November 2016

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