United Nations UNCDF Careers – Driver

Title    Driver
Organization: United
Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Kampala, Uganda
Operations Manager
The United
Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is the UN’s capital investment agency
for the world’s least developed countries. It creates new opportunities for
poor people and their communities by increasing access to microfinance and
investment capital.  UNCDF focuses on
Africa and the poorest countries of Asia and the Pacific, with a special
commitment to countries emerging from conflict or crisis.  It provides seed capital – grants and loans –
and technical support to help microfinance institutions reach more poor
households and small businesses, and local governments finance the capital
investments – water systems, feeder roads, schools, irrigation schemes – that
will improve poor peoples’ lives.
 The UNCDF 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 CO, Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving
services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized
personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b)
meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs
formalities arrangement when required;
Makes sure of 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,
map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts;
Ensures that all immediate actions required by
rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN
Driver Job must have completed secondary education. Applicants with a
certificate in Mechanics will have an added advantage
Hold a Valid Driver’s license with three
At least two years’ work experience as a driver;
safe driving record;
Detailed knowledge of driving rules and
regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair in a reputable
Language and IT Skills: Fluency in
Corporate Competencies:
Demonstrates commitment to UNCDF’s mission, vision
and values.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race,
nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Functional Competencies:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Shares knowledge and experience
Provides 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 repair
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security
Leadership and Self-Management
Focuses on result for the client
Consistently approaches work with energy and a
positive, constructive attitude
Remains calm, in control and good humored even
under pressure
Responds positively to critical feedback and
differing points of views
committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and
culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with
disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated
with the strictest confidence.
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations
Capital Development Fund, UNCDF, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor
to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job
requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.
12th June 2015
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