Entry Level UN Driver Jobs – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Job Title:        Driver
Organization: United
Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Operations Manager
About US:
The United Nations
Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (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. UN Women provides support to Member States’ efforts and priorities in
meeting their gender equality goals and for building effective partnerships
with Government, civil society and other relevant actors.
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. 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
  • 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
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
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining required
  • 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 applicant for the United Nations UN Women Driver job
    placement should hold an Ordinary level of education
  • Possession of valid driver’s license classes B, CM and DL is
  • A minimum of two 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.
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.
  • Excellent driving skills;
  • Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations, local roads and
  • 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
Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN 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: 17th May 2019
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