Several Female Driver UN Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:            Several Female Driver UN Jobs
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: Temporary
Vacancy Notice No.: 30/2017     
Duty Station: All UNHCR Duty
Stations, Uganda
Reports to: Administrative/Finance
Position Grade: GL2          
About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international
protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees
and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate
concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under
Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary: The Female
Driver is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR
vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the
organisation. He/She will be required to follow strict instructions and
security guidance provided by the supervisor. While the basic function of a
driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, he/she may be called upon to
perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles. The incumbent has
regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers
outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information
Key Duties and
The jobholder will drive UNHCR vehicles for the
transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail,
documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.
Meet official personnel at the airport and
facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
Carry out the day-to-day maintenance of the
assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure
that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up to the
established security standards.
Conduct minor repairs and arrange for other
repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
Ensure that the steps required by rules and
regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
Log official trips, daily mileage, gas
consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc. -Perform other related duties as
Key Performance Indicators:
Assigned UNHCR vehicles are properly maintained
and equipped as per technical guidance and specifications established by the

Local traffic rules and regulations are strictly
Instructions and security guidance provided by
the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed by the Driver and
the passengers during the journey
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR
Driver job placement should have completed Primary Education or equivalent
technical or commercial school.
At least two years of previous job experience
relevant to the function.
Hold a clean and valid driving licence, knowledge
of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
Good mechanical skills.
Ability to work in remote areas.
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 19th
October 2017
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