2 Entry Level UN Driver Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Driver
(2 Fresher UN Jobs)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice no. 008/2020

Position Number: 10033690 and 10033691

Position Grade: GS-2

About US:

The Office of the
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14,
1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute
of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead
and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent
solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and
well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness,
as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the
Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Driver in the
UNHCR Office is normally supervised directly by the Administrative
Officer/Associate/Assistant or another staff member when the scale of the
Operation so requires it. Besides driving, the incumbent is responsible for
upkeep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical
guidance and specifications established by the Organisation. S/he is required
to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor.
While the basic function of a driver is to drive the official vehicles of
UNHCR, s/he may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR
vehicles.

The Driver has
regular contacts with staff within the UNHCR Office and with others (including
Partners, government authorities, etc.) outside UNHCR involving a limited
exchange of information

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Drive
UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers, deliver, and collect
documents and other items.

·       
Meet official
personnel at airports or other locations and facilitate immigration and customs
formalities as required.

·       
Perform
day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery,
brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road or
waterway worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.

·       
Perform
minor repairs, arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept
clean.

·       
Ensure
that the steps required by rules and regulations, or other local procedures,
are taken in case of involvement in an accident.

·       
Log
official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.

·       
Ensure
that instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security
focal point are strictly followed.

·       
Ensures
valid documentation for passengers, items or cargo in vehicle.

·       
Perform
other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Driver job placement should have
completed Primary School education. Required.

·       
At least
two years of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.

·       
Possession
of a driving licence and knowledge of driving rules and regulations is
required.

·       
Knowledge
of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English is
required.

·       
Certificate
in Auto mechanics is desirable

·       
Analytical
Thinking

·       
Technological
Awareness

·       
Planning
and Organizing

How to Apply:

All interested
Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the
link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job
details.

Click
Here

Deadline: 21st June 2020

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit 
https://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *