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Showing posts with label Transport and Driver Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Fresher UN Driver Jobs - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:              Driver
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Grade: SC2
Reports to: Business Support Assistant (Administration)

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary: The incumbent will drive light vehicles, vans, motorcycles or any other type of land transport. They may also be assigned to operate speed boats or other types of watercrafts. The job may involve basic administrative assistance in the office or stores. The Driver will provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel and/or commodities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide transportation of authorized personnel including translation of basic conversations from/to the local language, and/or delivery of various items/commodities following authorized routing and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport or other entry points and provide basic assistance with visa and customs formalities to facilitate smooth and safe entry and arrival to the authorised destinations.
  • Responsible for accurate maintenance of the vehicle log books, and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
  • Responsible that the assigned vehicle is kept clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance is done on time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorisations and supplies, and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Follow established rules and regulations for field deliveries and/or in cases of an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor on any apparent problems, to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
  • Outside driving duties, perform basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required including delivery/collection of various items, mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative support to clients.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Driver job placement should have completed secondary school education.
  • Formal driver’s training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge of any/or all of the local languages in the region is an added advantage
  • At least two years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record.
  • Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorised vehicles.
  • Experience in defensive driving is desirable.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads/waterways and conditions, and security issues.
  • Knowledge of the vehicle loading capacity and other parameters.
  • Knowledge of driving/boat operating rules and regulations whichever applicable.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers, buoyant wearable safety devices, etc.).
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
  • Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone and other applications.
  • 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.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 3rd January 2019

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





Fresher UN Driver Jobs - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:      Driver
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10016829
Vacancy Notice: 059/2018
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Administrative/Finance Associate
Grade: GL2

About UNHCR:
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 is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the organization. He/She will be 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, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles. The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail, documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required
  • Carry out the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Perform any other related duties as required.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Assigned UNHCR vehicles are properly maintained and equipped as per technical guidance and specifications established by the Organisation.
  • Local traffic rules and regulations are strictly observed.
  • Instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed by the Driver and the passengers during the journey


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Driver job placement should have completed Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school
  • Two years of previous job experience relevant to the function
  • Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and knowledge of local language
  • Mechanical skills
  • Ability to work in remote areas.

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.


Deadline: 30th December 2018

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




Driver NGO Jobs - Good Neighbors USA


Job Title:    Driver
Organization: Good Neighbors 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Office Administrator
Salary: Ugx 700,000 Gross .Other Benefits Include Field Per diem and Insurance

About US:
Good Neighbors is an international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects. In December 2010, a Washington, D.C. office was established to network and partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government agencies and foundations.

Job Summary:  The driver will assist Good Neighbors International Uganda to fulfill their mission of making the world a place without Hunger where people live together in harmony by providing safe driving, support, general administration and logistical work.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive the vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested by the Country Director.
  • Maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests.
  • Ensure punctuality and safe transport
  • Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations of the republic of Uganda.
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards.
  • Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty
Car Security & Maintenance
  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, prepare vehicle spare parts inventory
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month
  • Assist the Admin Officer to ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule
  • Prepare budget plan for vehicle
  • Assist in the purchase of new vehicles as required
Car Logbook maintenance:  Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Valid driving license.
  • Holder of qualification in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair is highly desirable.
  • Five years of experience as driver with good driving record
  • Essential, desirable and knowledgeable.
  • Good traffic judgment and Good knowledge about car mechanics skills
  • Excellent driving skills, Flexible, effective team work and interpersonal skills 
  • Good communication skills
  • Good in communicating in English
  • Effective communication with stake holders/partners
  • Experience with driving to remote locations on project field trips and driving  off the road in difficult conditions.
  • Well-organized and systematic,  Careful and accountable, responsible and punctual
  • Good team player – personable, caring, helpful, reliable and diplomatic, Honest and approachable,  Good personal grooming & personal presentation 
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours, shift duty and on public holidays as  required
  • Willing to take regular and extensive travel to GNIUG project areas.
  • Commitment to the aims of GNIUG discreet and respectful of confidentiality

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications and updated CVs  to; mukosemoses3@gmail.com  / wapaesytrinny@gmail.com  or deliver to our Head Office Plot 1728, White House CI, Muyenga, Block 244. P.O. Box 2934, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 30th December 2018

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




15 Driver Job Opportunities - Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Driver (15 Job Opportunities)
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.

Job Summary:  The Driver is responsible for providing reliable and safe driving services to staff of the Authority and authorized visitors and will ensure highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security in the execution of his / her duties. He/ she will demonstrate a client - oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Additionally, He/she will be responsible for delivery or collection of mails, documents and other items on behalf of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drives safely and reliably according to the road and traffic laws and regulations of Uganda and ensures that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and the agreed standards of the Authority.
  • Safely delivers and collects mail, documents and any other items.
  • Ensures good management of the vehicle including safety, cleanliness and tidiness.
  • Completes vehicle daily log sheets and carries out daily and weekly maintenance checks on the vehicle.
  • Prepares and submits monthly reports for the assigned vehicle
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Driver job placement must hold an Ordinary level certificate
  • Should possess a valid clean computerized driving permit
  • Should have at least class B and CM driving classes
  • At least five years of driving experience with an accident free record
  • Demonstrate ability to undertake basic vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Fluency of both spoken and written English
  • Computer Literacy and knowledge of use of email and other relevant eservices.
  • Previous experience in working in a busy environment
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability and willingness to work late and during weekends.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent driving skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

Click Here (Register) -> Proceed to Application

NOTE:
  • ONLY online applications will be considered.
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.

Deadline: 15th January 2019 by 11:59 pm.

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




Fresher UN Driver Job Opportunities - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:              Driver
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Grade: SC2
Reports to: Business Support Assistant (Administration)

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary: The incumbent will drive light vehicles, vans, motorcycles or any other type of land transport. They may also be assigned to operate speed boats or other types of watercrafts. The job may involve basic administrative assistance in the office or stores. The Driver will provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel and/or commodities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide transportation of authorized personnel including translation of basic conversations from/to the local language, and/or delivery of various items/commodities following authorized routing and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport or other entry points and provide basic assistance with visa and customs formalities to facilitate smooth and safe entry and arrival to the authorised destinations.
  • Responsible for accurate maintenance of the vehicle log books, and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
  • Responsible that the assigned vehicle is kept clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance is done on time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorisations and supplies, and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Follow established rules and regulations for field deliveries and/or in cases of an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor on any apparent problems, to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
  • Outside driving duties, perform basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required including delivery/collection of various items, mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative support to clients.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Driver job placement should have completed secondary school education.
  • Formal driver’s training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge of any/or all of the local languages in the region is an added advantage
  • At least two years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record.
  • Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorised vehicles.
  • Experience in defensive driving is desirable.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads/waterways and conditions, and security issues.
  • Knowledge of the vehicle loading capacity and other parameters.
  • Knowledge of driving/boat operating rules and regulations whichever applicable.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers, buoyant wearable safety devices, etc.).
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
  • Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone and other applications.
  • 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.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 3rd January 2019

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





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