Several United Nations UNDP Jobs – Drivers

Job Title: Drivers
for UNDP Roster (Ugandan Nationals)

Organisation: United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP)

Reports to: Administrative
Associate

Duty Station: Kampala or
other cities within Uganda (depending on specific assignment)

Job Summary: The Driver
provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The
Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility,
courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and
cultural backgrounds. The Driver provides driving services to the operations
and programme staff in the Country Office, Consultants and Experts, and UN
staff on mission.

Key Duties &
Responsibilities:

  • Ensures provision of reliable and secure
    driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of
    authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and
    other related goods and supplies in/out of Kampala under the authorization
    of the supervisor.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of
    vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of
    inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of
    the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major
    repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the required
    documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office
    directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare
    parts.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions
    required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in
    accidents.

Personal Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s Mission,
    Vision and Values
  • Displays culture, gender, religion, race,
    nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Functional Competencies
  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Sharing knowledge and experience. 
  • Provide helpful feedback and advice to
    others in the office.
  • Development and Operational Effectiveness:
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of
    driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of
    protocol
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of
    security issues.
  • Leadership and Self-Management:
  • Focus on results for the client
  • Consistently approaches work with energy
    and a positive construction attitude.
  • Remains calm, in control and good humoured
    even under pressure.
  • Responds positively to critical feedback
    and differing points of views.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Secondary Education (‘O’ Level
    Certification)
  • Valid Driver’s license Class B. In
    addition to Class B, having license Class DL would be advantageous.
  • 2 years’ work experience as a driver with
    a safe driving record. Experience working for the UN or other
    international organizations would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations
    and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Language: Fluency in
English, Knowledge of local languages of the area would be an asset.

How to Apply:

Please visit the website http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=37219
1. Click on “APPLY NOW” button
2. Fill in all the mandatory fields
3. Click the “SUBMIT APPLICATION” button
4. Upload the document containing the motivation letter, personal CV
and copy of Drivers License.

NB: Note the application
only allows to upload one single document, so please ensure that document
contains all relevant information.

Deadline: 30th May,
2013

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