Fresher UN Driver Jobs – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title: Driver

Organisation: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Duty Station:  Yumbe, Uganda


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:  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 Yumbe. The Driver will provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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

General Support

  • Stand-in for other team members on selected functions as may be required.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be required by UNFPA leadership.

Key Outcomes

The following will be the corresponding expected 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:

  • 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 of 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.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required


Required Competencies:


  • Exemplifying integrity,
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,
  • Embracing cultural diversity,
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results,
  • Being accountable,
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,
  • Thinking analytically and strategically,
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves, our relationships, and others
  • Communicating for impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Business Acumen
  • Implementing management systems
  • Client orientation


Compensation and Benefits:

This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits as applicable.


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.


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Deadline: 18th October 2022


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Date Posted 2022-10-07
Valid Through 2022-10-18
Hiring Organization United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Job Location , , Yumbe, 0256, Uganda