UN Driver Job Opportunities – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Job Title:    Driver
Organisation: Food
and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Assistant
FAOR Administration
About US:
The Food and
Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a global mandate to
improve nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of
living in rural populations and contribute to global economic’ growth.
Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts – to make sure
people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy
lives.
Job Summary:  The Driver is responsible for facilitating the
movement of FAO personnel and Visitors of FAO Uganda as and when assigned. He /
she ensures the safety, technical soundness and comfort of the vehicle(s)
assigned. The incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Assistant
Representative-Administration, with a multiple reporting relationship to, the
Logistics Assistant, the Head Driver, the Heads of field Office, and the
project manager where such a driver is posted in the field office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
General Tasks:
  • Facilitate movement of the FAO personnel and the FAO official
    visitors on official trips as necessary. 
  • Meet staff and official visitors at the airport; facilitate
    immigration, customs formalities, hotel check-in, and other local
    formalities.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, transportation /
    vehicle related expenditures, vehicle servicing, repairs, etc.
  • Ensure day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s); checks
    oil, water, battery, tires, etc.; perform minor repairs and timely arrange
    for any other repairs necessary to keep the vehicle safe and technically
    sound at all times; maintain the vehicle(s) in clean conditions.
  • Handle local and organizational formalities when involved in an
    accident; ensure that in this case all organizational and local / country
    rules, regulations and procedures are followed correctly.
  • Collect and deliver mail, documents, pouches, and other
    communications / items from and to the country office or field office; go
    to the post office, airport, government agencies, other UN agencies,
    institutions, project sites, etc., to take and deliver items and
    communications; keep records as required.
  • When needed, assist the country office/field staff in performing
    simple clerical duties such as making and answering telephone calls,
    making photocopies, keeping records, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the
    United Nations (FAO) Driver job opportunity should hold a High school
    certificate or Diploma in any field.
  • A minimum of five years of driving experience preferably in the UN
    or a reputable international organisation.
  • National of Uganda
  • Ability to prepare Vehicle mileage and fuel consumption records.
  • Ability to driver more than one class of vehicles.
  • Ability to speak and write well in English
  • Use of a computer will be of added advantage.



FAO Core Competencies
  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
NB:  FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the
recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested Ugandan nationals should submit their applications online at the
link below.
Deadline: 10th September 2019
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