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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Driver Job at World Food Programme (WFP) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Driver [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: NGO , Category: Logistics ]

Jobs at: World Food Programme (WFP)

Deadline of this Job:
21st July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Mbarara , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 08, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination on including based on HIV/AIDS status
WFP does not charge any fees from applicants at any stage in the recruitment process
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world
Hunger. WFP cherishes and takes pride in its human capital;
Grade: SC2
Contract Type: Service Contract.

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified

Knowledge & Skills:
• Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads/waterways and conditions, and security issues.
• Knowledge of the vehicle loading capacity and other parameters.
• Knowledge of driving/boat operating rules and regulations whichever applicable.
• Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers, buoyant wearable safety devices, etc.).
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
• Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone and other applications.
• Ability to assess vehicles for mechanical fitness and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
• Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy and tact.

Job Qualifications:
• Education: Completion of secondary school education.
• Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.
• Experience: Two or more years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record.
• Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorized vehicles.
• Experience in defensive driving is desirable.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: 2 years

Job application procedure
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Detailed job descriptions are available on the WFP website. Interested and qualified candidates are advised to submit online applications, CV and copies of academic certificates and any other necessary documents.
Deadline for receiving applications: 21. 07. 2019.
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