Several Driver Job Opportunities – World Bank

Job Title:          Driver (Several Job
Organization: World Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Driver
Job #: 180406
About World Bank:
The World Bank Group is one of the world’s largest sources of funding
and knowledge for developing countries. It uses financial resources and
extensive experience to help our client countries to reduce poverty, increase
economic growth, and improve quality of life. To ensure that countries can
access the best global expertise and help generate cutting-edge knowledge, the
World Bank Group is constantly seeking to improve the way it works. Key
priorities include delivering measurable results, promoting openness and
transparency in development, and improving access to development information
and data.
Job Summary: The Drivers
will work as part of the Country Office Carpool, and will drive office vehicles
for the transport of authorized personnel, usually within Kampala but also to
other locations within Uganda (and at times neighboring countries); and the
delivery and collection of mail, documents, pouches, and other errands.  The Driver is supervised by the Senior Driver
or by the Resource Management officer.
Key Duties and
  • Transport authorized personnel to/from
    airports, meetings/appointments, and other official duties, including
    business travel to/from locations throughout neighboring countries.
  • Drive the assigned office vehicles,
    ensuring the safety of staff and/or authorized passengers, vehicle and
    other road users, for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery
    and collection of mail, documents and other items, and meet any other
    transportation requirements.
  • Meet official personnel, including mission
    staff at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as
  • Responsible for the day to day maintenance
    of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires etc,
  • Carry out minor routine repairs, and be
    responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle, including
    arranging for other vehicle repairs as per prevailing procedure.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is always clean
    (interior and exterior, including safety belts) and assist or ensure that
    all passengers have fastened safety belts.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is equipped with
    First Aid kit and that he/she is trained in providing first aid. Check
    expiry date for consumables in the kit and seek replacement as
  • Log official trips as per the World Bank’s
    policies, including daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes etc.
  • Ensure that the vehicle’s documentation is
    always current, including display of current insurance cover at all times.
  • Observe the host country’s traffic rules
    and regulations.
  • Always check and adhere to security
    information from the supervisor or the environment for safe drive within
    and outside the cities.
  • Maintain confidentiality of any
    passenger’s discussions or phone conversations.
  • Report accidents or incidents immediately
    to the supervisor and ensure that the steps required by rules and
    regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Perform any other task assigned by the
    Country Manager and/or supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the World Bank Driver
    job placement should possess a Valid Driver’s License and capable of
    Defensive Driving; and a minimum of an intermediate school certificate.
  • Five years’ professional driving
    experience with a safe driving record.
  • Thorough knowledge of driving rules and
    regulations and be conversant with the Road Security Code.
  • Proficient to effectively communicate in
    English (verbal and written).
  • Possess basic skills in minor vehicle
    repairs and maintenance. Vocational training in auto maintenance and
    repair would be a plus.
  • Knowledge of UN system security procedures
    and conversant with VHF Radio call will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to pass World Bank security
    clearance, medical test, UN DSS basic and advanced security clearance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a
    commitment to team-oriented work.
  • Willingness to drive throughout Uganda and
    neighboring countries.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
World Bank in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their
applications Online by reviewing details at the web link below and clicking
Apply Now on getting a broader insight of vacancy.
Deadline: 5th April 2018
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