6 United Nations UN WFP Driver Jobs – World Food Programme

Job Title:           Driver (6 Job Opportunities)
Organization: World Food
Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Position Grade: SC2
Reports to: Business Support
About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline
agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian
agency in Uganda. . Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives
in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predicatable Safety Nets; Improving
Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to
Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary: The Driver will
be responsible for safe transportation of passengers, equipment, mail etc. and
proper maintenance of the assigned vehicle.
Key Duties and
  • Provide reliable driving services by using
    assigned vehicle for the transport of authorised WFP staff members,
    officials and visitors as per authorized routing following UN safety and
    security rules and regulations;
  • Deliver and collect goods, mail, documents
    and other items;
  • Take care of the day-to-day maintenance of
    the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc.;
  • Carry out minor repairs and ensure that
    the vehicle is kept cleanand ingood running condition at all times;
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, fuel
    consumption, oil changes, greasing etc.;
  • Produce weekly records of mileage
    travelled and tonnage moved;
  • Read and understand specific
    vehicle/operating manuals to ensure the safety and appropriate operations
    of the vehicle;
  • The jobholder will negotiate, liaise and
    coordinate with local authorities to facilitate vehicle movements in
    designated areas;
  • Take the steps required in accordance with
    the rules and regulations in case of an accident;
  • Perform other related duties.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UN World Food Programme (WFP) Driver job opportunity should hold a Uganda
    Certificate of Education (O’ Level)
  • Possess a valid and clean driving license;
    attach copy of the driving permit.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of work
    experience as a Driver plus a safe driving record gained from a reputable
  • Defensive driving and first aid training
    is desirable;
  • Excellent command of both written &
    oral English is essential;
  • Good knowledge and skills in using MS
    Office applications;
Organisational Capabilities:
  • Understand and communicate the
    Strategic Objectives:
    Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives
    and the link to own work objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change:
    Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in
    direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving
    needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).
  • Make the mission inspiring to our
    Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in
    which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday
    Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall
    operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.
  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s
    : Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase
    self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental
  • Create an inclusive culture:
    Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others,
    regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
  • Be a coach & provide
    constructive feedback:
    Proactively seeks feedback and coaching
    to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit:
    Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of
    challenging circumstances.
  • Encourage innovation & creative
    Shows willingness to explore and experiment with
    new ideas and approaches in own work.
  • Focus on getting results:
    Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on
    budget and without errors.
  • Make commitments and make good on
    Commits to upholding individual accountabilities
    and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional
  • Be Decisive: Makes
    rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain
    circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or
    manager direction.
  • Connect and share across WFP units:
    Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities
    and preferred working styles.
  • Build strong external partnerships:
    Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or
    escalate needs of external partners.
  • Be politically agile &
    Portrays an informed and professional demeanor
    toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings
    to partnerships:
    Provides operational support on analyses and
    assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food
Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 30th December
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