Entry Level UN Driver Job Vacancies – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Driver
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice Number: Internal/ External Vacancy Notice No. 001/2020
Position Number: 10027174
Position Grade:
GS-2
About US:
The Office of the
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14,
1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute
of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead
and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent
solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and
well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness,
as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the
Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary:  The Driver position in the Office normally falls under direct
supervision of the Administrative Officer/Assistant. The incumbent is
responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per
technical guidance and specifications established by the organisation. He/She
is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the
supervisor. While basic function of a Driver is to drive the official vehicles
of UNHCR, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of
UNHCR vehicles. The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCR
office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of
information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport
    of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail, documents,
    UNHCR pouch and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport
    and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the
    assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and
    ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up
    to the established security standards.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for
    other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules
    and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas
    consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
·       
Ensure
that instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security
focal point are strictly followed.
·       
Ensures
valid documentation for passengers, items or cargo in vehicle.
  • Perform other related duties as
    required.

Key Result Areas: 
  • Assigned UNHCR vehicles are properly
    maintained and equipped as per technical guidance and specifications
    established by the Organisation.
  • Local traffic rules and regulations are
    strictly observed. 
  • Instructions and security guidance
    provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed
    by the Driver and the passengers during the journey.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations UNHCR Driver job placement should have completed Primary Education
    or equivalent technical or commercial school.
  • At least two years of previous job
    experience relevant to the function.
  • Driving licence, knowledge of driving
    rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and local
    language.
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Good mechanical skills
How to Apply:
All interested
Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the
link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job
details.
Deadline: 13th February 2020
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