United Nations Driver Jobs – UN WOMEN

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: UN
WOMEN
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Operations
Manager
Post Level: SB-2
About US:
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.
Job Summary:  The Driver provides reliable and safe driving
services to the UN Women staff and other high-ranking UN officials and visitors
ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of
responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The
Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality,
tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural
backgrounds. Under the overall guidance of the Operations Manager, the Driver
will also 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 Responsibilities: 
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 required;
  • 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 Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN WOMEN Driver job
    opportunity should hold an Ordinary level of education is required;
  • Possession of valid driver’s license classes B, CM and DL is
    required.
  • Five years of experience as a driver in an international
    organization, embassy or UN system;
  • Experience driving high profile dignitaries;
  • History of a safe driving record;
  • Experience driving a 4X4 vehicles in rough terrain.
  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;
  • Knowledge of local languages spoken in Uganda is an asset.
Competencies
Core Values:
  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism.
Core Competencies:
  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
  • 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.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations
WOMEN in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by
Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if
competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 31st July 2018
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