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

Job Title:    Driver
Organization: The
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN
WOMEN)
Duty Station: Uganda
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.
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.
Under the overall
guidance of the Operations Manager, 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 vehicle;
·       
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 (MOSS).
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 reports.
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 regularly;
·       
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 vehicle;
·       
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 records;
·       
Assist
in the mailing and distribution of publications and payments of bills, as
required.
·       
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 candidate for the UN Women Driver career vacancy should hold an Ordinary
level certificate
·       
Possession
of valid driver’s license classes B, CM and DL is required.
·       
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.
·       
Language:
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.
Competencies
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.
Functional
Competencies
·       
Excellent
driving skills;
·       
Good
knowledge of driving rules and regulations, local roads and conditions;
·       
Good
defensive driving skills;
·       
Skills
in minor vehicle repairs;
·       
Ability
to be on time.
How to Apply: 
If interested in
joining the UN WOMEN in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below
to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already have a
profile on the UN system
Deadline: 18th March 2020
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