Fresher UN Driver Job Vacancies – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Driver
(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: 10028955

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

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:  

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

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

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.

minor repairs, arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept

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

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

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

valid documentation for passengers, items or cargo in vehicle.

other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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.

of a driving licence and knowledge of driving rules and regulations is

of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English is

in Auto mechanics is desirable



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


Deadline: 21st June 2020

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