Jobs at UNDP in Uganda- Driver

Job Title: DRIVER-
Location : Gulu, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 13-Jan-12
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-2
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 20-Feb-2012
Duration of Initial Contract : One year
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Under the guidance and supervision of the Local Security Assistant, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other related goods and supplies in/out of Kampala under the authorization of the supervisor.
* Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
* Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
* Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts.
* Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.


Corporate Competencies:

* Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s Mission, Vision and Values
* Displays culture, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning

* Sharing knowledge and experience.
* Provide helpful feedback and advice to others in the office.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

* Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs
* Demonstrate excellent knowledge of protocol
* Demonstrate excellent knowledge of security issues.

Leadership and Self-Management:

* Focus on results for the client
* Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive construction attitude.
* Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
* Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views.

Required Skills and Experience


* Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license.


* 2 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Language Requirements:

* Fluency in English.
* Knowledge of local languages of Acholi would be an asset.

How to Apply:

Deadline: 13th January 2012


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