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UN National Driver Jobs - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      National Driver
Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Programme Analyst SRH

About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.

Job Summary:  The Driver will be based in the UNFPA decentralized office in Moyo office, and will be directly supervised by Programme Analyst SRH, Moyo. The Driver maintains collaborative relationships with all programme and project staff at the CO and field offices. External contacts include partners in the Country Programme activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the overall supervision of the Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Analyst-SRH substantively contributes to the effective delivery of an integrated package of rights (SRHR/GBV/HIV) in Moyo. The Driver will provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel.
  • Provide transportation of authorized personnel of UNFPA following approved routing/areas; and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Ensures that the assigned vehicle to be kept clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance done on time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorizations and supplies, and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Maintains accurate vehicle logbooks, and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
  • Performs basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and delivery/collection of various items, mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative support to the office.
  • Follow established rules and regulations during an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
  • As appropriate, undertake any other related duties as required

Key Outcomes:
  • Staff and visitors are taken for official activities on time.
  • Ensure the vehicles are well maintained.
  • Support staff in arranging for other events like meetings, workshops and missions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA National Driver job opportunity should hold have completed secondary school education.
  • Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.
  • At least two years driving experience with reputable organizations with a demonstrated safe driving record
  • Previous experience in defensive driving is desirable.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment and ability to interpret safety rules/ maintenance rules.
  • Ability to assess vehicles for mechanical fitness and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy and tact.
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
  • Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is required

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN System
  • Embracing cultural diversity
  • Embracing change
  • Communicating information and ideas, Conflict and self-management

Core Competencies:
  • Achieving results
  • Being accountable
  • Working in teams/ managing ourselves and our relationships
  • Communicating for impact

Functional Competencies:
  • Business Acumen
  • Implementing management systems
  • Client orientation

N.B: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 22nd February 2019

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