UN Driver Jobs – United Nations Women (UN WOMEN)

Job Title: Driver
Organisation: United Nations
Women (UN WOMEN)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
The UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the
Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination
against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of
equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development,
human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s
rights at the centre of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates the
United Nations system-wide efforts to ensure that commitments on gender
equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action. It provides strong and
coherent leadership and technical advice in support of Member States’
priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and
other relevant actors.
Job Summary: The Driver will
be required to provide driving services to the operations and programme staff
in the Country Office, consultants and experts and UN staff on mission. The
Driver will provide basic administrative and clerical support to the UN Women
Country Office (CO) and field offices.
Key Duties and
Provide reliable and secure driving services:
  • Drive office vehicles for the transport of
    authorized personnel;
  • Deliver and collect mail, documents and
    other items to Government – Offices/Embassies/Commercial Establishments/
    UN Offices;
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at
    the airport, including visa and customs formalities arrangements when
  • Verify that all passengers wear seatbelts
    at all times in the vehicle;
  • Ensure all immediate actions required by
    rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents;
  • Ensure vehicle comply with the Minimum
    Operating Security Standards (MOSS).
Provide proper use of vehicle:
  • Ensure cost-saving by driving responsibly;
  • Maintain daily vehicle logs, daily
    mileage, gas consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs;
  • Provide inputs to preparation of the
    vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
Provide day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle:
  • Ensure that the official vehicle is kept
    clean and is always in good working condition;
  • Make minor repairs and make arrangements
    for major repairs;
  • Change oil, check tires, lights horn,
    clutch and brakes and wash car regularly;
  • Ensure that vehicles comply with Minimum
    Operating Security Standards (MOSS).
Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies:
  • Maintain and ensure availability of all
    required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs,
    office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and
    necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
  • Ensure that all immediate actions required
    by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
Provide general administrative and logistic support as needed:
  • Support office staff in filing,
    photocopying and maintaining required records;
  • Assist in the mailing and distribution of
    publications and payments of bills, as required.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Quality and timely driving services; safe
    and on-time;
  • Quality care and maintenance of vehicle;
  • Timely inputs to logs and records.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UN Women Driver jobs should have completed Advanced level of education
  • Possession of valid driver’s license
    classes B, CM and DL is required.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a
    driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system;
  • Experience driving high profile
  • History of a safe driving record;
  • Experience driving 4X4 vehicles in rough
  • Language Requirements:
  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working
    language is an asset;
  • Knowledge of local languages spoken in
    West Nile is an asset.
Personal Competencies:
Core Competencies:
  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender
  • Accountability;
  • Creative Problem Solving;
  • Effective Communication;
  • Inclusive Collaboration;
  • Stakeholder Engagement;
  • Leading by Example.
Functional Competencies:
  • Excellent driving skills;
  • Good knowledge of driving rules and
    regulations, local roads and conditions;
  • Good defensive driving skills;
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs;
  • Ability to be on time.
UNDP is 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.
How to Apply:
All candidates who so desire to work with the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express interest by Clicking on the web link
below and Click on the Apply Nw on further scrutiny on job requirements. 
Deadline: 6th October 2017

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