Driver

at UNHCR UN Refugee Agency
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 6, 2018
Category Transportation & Logistics
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title: Driver

Vacancy Notice: Internal/external

vacancy notice number 056/2018

Position Number 10026414
Location: Arua

Position Grade: GL2

Closing Date: 2018-12-10
Organizational Context
Under direct supervision of the Administrative/Finance Associate,the incumbent will be 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 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 will have regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information

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

- Perform 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 other related duties as required

Accountability and Authority
- 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

 

Skills

-Good knowledge of English and good knowledge of the local language is an asset. Desirable: -Mechanical skills.

-Ability to work in remote areas.

Experience Requirements

-Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function. -Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Education Requirements

Completion of Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school.
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