Driver job at UNDP


Driver job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 05 November 2022

Hiring Organization: UNDP

Job Details:


UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Pulse Lab Kampala is part of a network called UN Global Pulse with other Labs in New York, Jakart in Indonesia, and Helsinki in Finland. UN Global Pulse is the UN Secretary-General’s initiative on big data and artificial intelligence for development, humanitarian action, and peace. In Uganda Pulse Lab Kampala operates under the leadership of the UN Resident Coordinator.
UN Global Pulse’s vision is a future in which digital innovation is used as a public good. And its mission is to accelerate discovery and adoption of data analytics for sustainable development and humanitarian action.
The Labs are spaces for joint experimentation, where we work with academia, the private and public sectors, and civil society
Duties and Responsibilities
The major tasks expected of Driver
• Ensure 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 items;
• Ensure 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;
• Ensure 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;
• Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts;
• Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents;
• Demonstrate exemplary driving practices.
The results that Driver is to achieve
• Daily Verbal report;
• Daily Maintenance record;
• Logbooks record as monthly record and report;
• Office car is maintained in the good mechanical working conditions;
• Log official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, servicing done and keeps a logbook up to date;
• Driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents, and other items.
Provides administrative support
• Timely delivery and collection of mails, documents, PLK pouch, supplies and other items;
• Assists with basic operational support to the PLK Uganda team on tasks such as photocopying documents and filing;
• Provide technical assistance related to program activities as and when required.
Institutional Arrangement
The Driver would be working under the supervision of Project Associate. She/He will be expected to submit weekly reports, and Monthly reports.

Core Competencies

• Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
• Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
• Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
• Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
• Act with Determination: LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
• Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
• Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination
• Cross-Functional & Technical competencies
• Business Direction – Effective Decision Making : Ability to take decisions in a timely and efficient manner in line with ones authority, area of expertise and resources.
• Business Management – Communication: Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience.
• Business Management – Customer Satisfaction: Ability to anticipate client’s upcoming needs and concerns.
• Ethics – Ethics Education and Training: Ability to provide education and training on ethics, values, and standards and promote staff awareness of ethical behaviour and ethical decision making.
• Administration & Operations – Vehicle management: Knowledge of policy & procedures on fleet management.

Required Skills and Experience

• Completion Secondary Education;
• Valid Driver’s license.

• Minimum 3 years’ work experience as a driver;
• Not less than 2 years of driving experience in a busy organization;
• Mechanical skills are an advantage;
• Valid driving permit with classes B, CM & DL;
• Experience with working in the Kampala metropolitan area.
Language: Fluency in English


Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-10-24