Entry Level UN Driver Job Vacancies – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: United Nations Population Fund
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme Coordinator
Grade: G2
About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN
agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is
safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the
possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives.
Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying
from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are
smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever
Job Summary:   The Driver will provide reliable and safe
driving services, will uphold the highest standards of discretion and
integrity; have a deep sense of responsibility, and excellent knowledge of
protocol and security issues. You will demonstrate a client-oriented approach,
courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and
cultural backgrounds.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Provide transportation of authorized personnel
of UNFPA following approved routing/areas; and UN safety and security rules and
regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
Ensures that the assigned vehicle to be kept
clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance done on
time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorizations and
supplies, and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure
safe and efficient services.
Maintains accurate vehicle logbooks, and daily
reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle
use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
Performs basic office related tasks such as
filing, photocopying and delivery/collection of various items, mailing service
and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative
support to the office.
Follow established rules and regulations during
an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor to seek for instructions
and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
As appropriate, undertake any other related
duties as required
Key Outcomes
Staff and visitors are taken for official
activities on time.
Ensure the vehicles are well maintained.
Support staff in arranging for other events like
meetings, workshops and missions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the United Nations
UNFPA Driver job opportunity should have completed secondary school
Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s
license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and
At least two years driving experience with
reputable organizations and UN with a demonstrated safe driving record
Previous experience in defensive driving is
Knowledge of safety standards and safety
equipment and ability to interpret safety rules/ maintenance rules.
Ability to assess vehicles for mechanical
fitness and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented
approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy and tact.
Basic skills to assist in case of emergency,
knowledge of first aid basic methods.
Languages: Fluency in oral and
written English is required
Exemplifying integrity
Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN
Embracing diversity in all its forms
Embracing change
Core Competencies:
Achieving Results 
Being Accountable
Developing and Applying Professional
Expertise/Business Acumen
Thinking analytically and Strategically
Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our
Communicating for Impact
Functional Competencies:
Providing logistical support
Managing data
Managing documents, correspondence and reports
Managing information and work flow
Planning, organizing and multitasking
N.B: There is no application,
processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not
solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not
discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged
to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after
reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 5th January 2020
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