Several UN Driver Job Opportunities – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Title:        Driver
Organization: United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About UNDP:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s
global development network. UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to
knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The
UNDP provides expert advice, training, grant support to developing countries
including Uganda with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed
Job Summary:   The Driver
provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The
Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility,
courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and
cultural backgrounds. The Driver provides driving services to the staff,
consultants on Institutional Effectiveness Programme to implement Spotlight
Initiative and other related activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensures provision of reliable and
    secure driving services by a) driving the Spotlight programme vehicle for
    the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail,
    documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors
    at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensures cost-savings through
    proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs,
    provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and
  • Ensures proper day-to-day
    maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs,
    arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires,
    brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the
    required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs,
    office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare
  • Ensures that all immediate actions
    required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UNDP Programme Assistant
    job placement should have completed
    Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license. 
  • Two years of  work experience as a driver; safe
    driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in
    minor vehicle repair.
Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s
    mission, vision and values.
  • Displays cultural, gender,
    religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Functional Competencies:
  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Shares knowledge and experience
  • Provides helpful feedback and
    advice to others in the office
  • Development and Operational
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge
    of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge
    of protocol
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge
    of security issues
  • Leadership and Self-Management
  • Focuses on result for the client
  • Consistently approaches work with
    energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control and good
    humored even under pressure
  • Responds positively to critical
    feedback and differing points of views
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How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join
the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, 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: 14th November 2019
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