UNAIDS Driver Jobs in Uganda

UNAIDS Driver Jobs in Uganda

Mandate of the Department:
  • Provide leadership and coordinate support for an expanded UN system response to AIDS at country levels.
  • Promote, support and provide guidance to partners and the UN system in the region to Fast-Track HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and in the achievement of the goals of the UNAIDS Strategy for 2016 - 2021.
  • Coordinate the development of strategic information and document the trends on the epidemic and the response as well as provide intellectual leadership on the status of the AIDS response in the country.

    Main Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Under the supervision of the responsible officer, the incumbent provides reliable and safe driving services to the operations and program staff (including consultants) in the Office.
  • Drive official vehicles for the transport of UNAIDS staff, officials and visitors, meeting personnel and visitors at the airport and assisting them with basic visa and customs formalities when required; and ensure the delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items.
  • Ensure cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through adequate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports, as well as the proper day-to-day maintenance, including minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes and water levels, car washing, etc so that the vehicle is clean and in good running condition at all times.
  • Safe-keep all the required documents/supplies such as insurance, registration papers, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and other spare parts, as well as keeping track of insurance and other tax formalities.
  • As required, provide informal interpretation services from/to the local language for the head of the office and official personnel using the car.
  • Provide general office assistance and clerical support to office staff, including but not limited to
    filing, photocopying and maintaining stocks of stationary; in the mailing and distribution of newsletters and publications; payments of office telephone and other bills, as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, including provision of support to other areas of work and teams as required.

    Required Qualifications
  • Essential: Completion of secondary school or relevant technical and vocational training.
  • Must have a valid and clean driver's license.
  • Desirable: Training or demonstrated knowledge of vehicle mechanic.

  • Commitment to the AIDS response
  • Integrity
  • Respect for diversity

    UNAIDS Core Competencies:

  • Working in teams
  • Communicating with impact
  • Applying expertise
  • Delivering results
  • Driving change and innovation
  • Being accountable

  • Essential: A minimum of three years' experience as driver of officials in an international institution, governmental organization, embassy or UN system with an excellent knowledge of the local traffic rules, regulations and geography.

  • Essential: A good knowledge of English together with that of the local language.

    Additional Information:
  • Please note that for this vacancy only nationals of Jamaica and legal residents holding a valid residence or work permit are eligible.
  • A valid passport will be requested.
  • Furthermore, we will only accept online applications for General Service vacancies.
  • Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 14th September 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNAIDS Driver Jobs in Uganda

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