Fresher United Nations UN Driver Jobs – International Labour Organization (ILO)

Job Title:     Driver
Organisation: International
Labour Organization (ILO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Grade: G2
Reports to: Director,
CO Dar es Salaam
About US:
The International
Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency dealing with labour problems,
particularly international labour standards, social protection, and work
opportunities for all. The ILO has 187 member states: 186 of the 193 UN member
states plus the Cook Islands are members of the ILO. In 1969, the organisation
received the Nobel Peace Prize for improving peace among classes, pursuing
decent work and justice for workers, and providing technical assistance to
other developing nations.
Job Summary: As
a team member, the incumbent provides reliable and safe driving services to the
project officers and other authorized officials and visitors ensuring the
highest standards of discretion and integrity and sense of responsibility. The
incumbent may be required to carry out certain messenger functions and clerical
support services. The incumbent organizes and accurately completes multiple
tasks by following established work priorities given by the supervisor, while
taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions,
deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships. Work
affects the delivery of mail and pouch and transportation services of the
Office.
The Driver works
under the overall responsibility of the Director of the ILO Country Office for
the United Republic of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi (CO-Dar es
Salaam). She or he will directly report to the National Project Coordinator.
The supervisor coordinates the daily routine duties and clerical support work
and supervision focuses on the successful achievement of assignments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Provide
reliable and secure driving for official purposes.
·       
Ensure
proper day-to-day maintenance of assigned vehicles through timely minor repairs
and arrange for timely major repairs and checking of oil, tyres, brakes and
water levels, car washing, etc. so that the vehicle is kept clean and in good
running condition at all times.
·       
Provide
inputs to the preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
·       
Ensure
availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle
insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the
city/country, first aid kit and other MOSS-compliant equipment, and necessary
spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax
formalities.
·       
Collect
mail and pouch and deliver mail and official documents to government ministries
and officials as instructed.
·       
Meet
officials and visitors at the airport or other entry points and provide basic
assistance with basic visa and customs formalities.
·       
Ensure
that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of
involvement in accident.
·       
Responsible
for accurately maintaining vehicle log books, recording daily trips, to ensure
efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption to support accurate accounting and
cost-efficiency.
·       
Outside
driving duties, perform basic office-related tasks such as photocopying, and
delivery/collection of various items.
·       
Perform
other duties as assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Labour Organization ILO Driver job must
hold a Primary education, valid driver’s licence, knowledge of driving rules
and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
·       
At least
two years of relevant work experience as a driver with a safe driving record.
·       
Excellent
knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.
·       
Knowledge
of local roads and conditions.
·       
Skills
in minor vehicle repair.
·       
Good
knowledge of chauffeur protocol and courtesies.
·       
Good
knowledge of security issues.
·       
Knowledge
of rules and procedures on vehicle management including maintenance of official
vehicles and knowledge of mechanics and maintenance and repair of vehicles.
·       
Some
knowledge of administrative rules and regulations
·       
Some
basic computer skills to record information in IT systems
·       
Ability
to present a professional image at all times.
·       
Ability
to deal calmly with unexpected circumstances or delays.
·       
Discretion
and respect for confidentiality.
·       
Ability
to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and
non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes
·       
Ability
to lift and carry heavy mail bags and boxes.
·       
Languages:
Working knowledge of an
official national language of the duty station and knowledge of English.
ILO core competencies: Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to
learning and knowledge sharing, Client orientation, Communication, Orientation
to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation,
Collaboration
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the International Labour
Organization in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at
the link below.
Deadline: 15th May 2020
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