Driver Job Vacancy at WFP – World Food Programme, apply now

December 19, 2016 by Stuffzoom

Filed under Jobs, Jobs in Uganda, Un Jobs

Last modified December 19, 2016

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predicatable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Smal Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country. WFP cherishes and takes pride in fostering a working environment of high capacity, diversity and innovation. We are currently seeking experienced and creative applicants for the position of Driver to join our team.

Total of 6 (six) position.


Under the direct supervision of the Business Support Assistant, the incumbent will be responsible for safe transportation of passengers, equipment, mail etc. and proper maintenance of the assigned vehicle.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Provide reliable driving services by using assigned vehicle for the transport of authorised WFP staff members, officials and visitors as per authorized routing following UN safety and security rules and regulations;

2. Deliver and collect goods, mail, documents and other items;

3. Take care of the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc.;

4. Perform minor repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept cleanand ingood running condition at all times;

5. Log official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing etc.;

6. Produce weekly records of mileage travelled and tonnage moved;

7. Read and understand specific vehicle/operating manuals to ensure the safety and appropriate operations of the vehicle;

8. Negotiate, liaise and coordinate with local authorities to facilitate vehicle movements in designated areas;

9. Take the steps required in accordance with the rules and regulations in case of an accident;

10. Perform other related duties.


1. A Uganda Certificate of Education (O Level)is desirable;

2. At least two (2) years of work experience as a Driver plus a safe driving record gained from a reputable organization;

3. A valid and clean driving license; attach copy of the driving permit.

4. Defensive driving and first aid training is desirable;

5. Good command of both written & oral English is essential;

6. Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications;


30th December 2016


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