UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
Reporting to the Adjumani head of sub-office, the Driver may also be required to provide driving services to the operations and programme staff in the Office, consultants, experts and UN staff on mission. The Driver will provide basic administrative and clerical support to the UN Women Country Office and Adjumani Sub-Office.
Roles and responsibilities:
1. Provide reliable and secure driving services
Drive office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel;
Deliver and collect mail, documents and other items to Government – Offices/Embassies/Commercial Establishments/ UN Offices;
Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport, including visa and customs formalities arrangements when required;
Verify that all passengers wear seatbelts at all times in the vehicle;
Ensure all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents;
Ensure vehicle comply with the Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS).
Provide inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
3. Provide day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
Ensure that the official vehicle is kept clean and is always in good working condition;
Make minor repairs and make arrangements for major repairs;
Change oil, check tires, lights horn, clutch and brakes and wash car regularly;
Ensure that vehicles comply with Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS).
4. Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies
Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
5. Provide general administrative and logistic support as needed
Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining required records;
Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications and payments of bills, as required.
Minimum Qualifications for UN Women Uganda Jobs 2022
Respect for Diversity
Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
Creative Problem Solving
Leading by Example
Excellent driving skills;
Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations, local roads and conditions;
Good defensive driving skills;
Skills in minor vehicle repairs;
Ability to manage time
Required Skills and Experience
Completion of secondary education is required;
Possession of a valid driver’s license classes B, CM and DL is required.
At least 2 years of experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record
Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset;
Knowledge of Uganda and the Great Lakes region is an asset
How To Apply for UN Women Uganda Jobs 2022
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
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