UN Jobs – Senior Driver – International Labour Organization (ILO)

 

Job Title:    Senior Driver

Organisation: International
Labour Organization (ILO)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: National Programme Manager Project
Coordinator (NPC)

Vacancy no.: DC/DAR/GS/2021/03

 

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 will provide
reliable and safe driving services to the Office Director and other officials
and visitors ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity and
sense of responsibility. The incumbent is accountable for arranging airport VIP
and protocol services and customs clearances when receiving high-level
delegations. The incumbent may be required to carry out certain messenger
functions and clerical support services. The incumbent is required to plan and
organise workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing
deadlines, and shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs.
Work affects the delivery of mail and pouch and transportation services of the
Office.

 

The incumbent operates with some operational independence in carrying out
assignments and supervision focuses on the successful achievement of
assignments. The incumbent will receive procedural and day-to-day operational
supervision.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
the provision of safe and reliable driving services for official purpose.

·       
Keep a
timetable for arrivals and departures of officials and other authorized
personnel and visitors. Meet officials and visitors at the airport including
assisting, where necessary, with protocol, visa and customs formalities.

·       
Deliver
and collect mail and documents and other items.

·       
Ensure
cost-savings through proper use of vehicle and accurate maintenance of daily
vehicle logs, preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and documentation.

·       
Ensure
proper day-to-day maintenance of assigned vehicles through timely minor
repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tyres,
brakes and water levels, car washing, etc. in order to keep the vehicle clean
and in good running condition at all times.

·       
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 assigned vehicles.

·       
Where
appropriate, schedule drivers and vehicles for use on a daily basis.

·       
Ensure
that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of
involvement in accident.

·       
Inform
the supervisor in a timely manner of (re)registrations and insurance procedures
for all the office vehicles.

·       
Assist
office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining stores. Perform other
miscellaneous office support functions such as messenger services.. 

·       
Perform
other relevant duties as assigned.

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Senior Driver
job opportunity should have completed primary education. Valid and clean
driving licence. Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor
vehicle repair.

·       
A
minimum of three to four years of relevant work experience with a safe driving
record. Driving experience with a UN agency, diplomatic or international
organization.

·       
Languages:
Good knowledge of the local language
and knowledge of English.

 

Competencies

·       
High
level of driving

·       
Excellent
knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.

·       
Proven
ability to drive safely in local traffic conditions

·       
Good
knowledge of local roads and conditions.

·       
Skills
in minor vehicle repair.

·       
Good
knowledge of chauffeur protocol and courtesies.

·       
Good
knowledge of security issues.

·       
Good
knowledge of rules and procedures on vehicle management including maintenance
of official vehicles and knowledge of mechanics and maintenance and repair of
vehicles.

·       
Knowledge
of administrative rules and regulations

·       
Basic
computer skills to record information in IT systems.

·       
In
addition to the 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], this position requires:

·       
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 lift heavy mail bags and boxes.

·       
Ability
to take initiatives. Discretion.

·       
Ability
to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and
non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the International Labour Organisation,
ILO, in this capacity should apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 9th March
2021

 

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