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Driver G2 I

World Food Programme (WFP)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 23, 2022.

World Food Programme (WFP) Jobs in Uganda Driver G2 I Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in World Food Programme (WFP) at Uganda

# Job Description

United Nations World Food Programme WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian
agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world
achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure
that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable,
particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In
emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims
of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses
food to help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more
than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The
organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge
and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to
lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile

Brief description of WFP in Uganda

WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to
improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food
assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition,
WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition
assistance. Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to

As Uganda strives to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income
country by 2040, WFP is also assessing its relevance and repositioning its
role in Uganda.


We are seeking qualified individuals for the position of Driver G2 1
Position to be based Nalukolongo . Selected candidates will be employed on
Fixed Term.

PLEASE NOTE: While successful candidates will have the possibility to
indicate their preferred location, WFP Uganda will make the final decision on
the duty station of assignment based on its operational and staffing


These jobs are found in Regional Bureaux RBs, Country Offices COs, Area
Offices AOs and Field Offices FOs. Job holders report to the
Administration Officer, Logistics Officer or the designate, and drive light
vehicles, trucks, vans, motorcycles or any other type of land transport. They
may also be assigned to operate speed boats or other types of watercrafts. The
job may involve basic administrative assistance in the office or stores.


Under the supervision of the assigned officer, the driver will provide support
to the implementation of programmes in accordance with Uganda Country Office’s
annual work-plan and as per Administrative/transport regulations and standard
operating procedures.

## Key Accountabilities Continued

–>Ensure completion of all mandatory trainings as assigned in the WFP e-learning portal.
–>Vehicle safety standards are maintained as per the driver’s handbook.
–>Ensure that any WFP Vehicle driven is mechanically fit at all times as per driver’s handbook
–>Vehicles are driven safely, optimizing vehicle use, economizing fuel as well as minimizing tear and wear
–>Ensure full and timely accomplishment of assignments. Accountability for time, assignments and activities.
–>Perform any other duties as required regarding data collection and entry.



–>Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
–>Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
–>Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
–>Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.


–>Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
–>Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
–>Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
–>Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.


–>Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
–>Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
–>Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
–>Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.


–>Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
–>Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
–>Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
–>Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.


Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the
proficiency level

Supply Chain Management and Optimization Displays aptitude at
monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to
efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
Planning, Project & Resource Management Supports the planning,
forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from
diverse sources.
Information Management & Reporting Collates accurate and timely
information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within
individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution Ability to
collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed
operational decisions.
Warehouse and Inventory Management Demonstrates ability to implement
operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage
WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and
ensure loss mitigation.
Technical Assistance and Coordination Demonstrates awareness of the
importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and
an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates
and programme priorities.


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: Three 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 motorised vehicles.
Experience in defensive driving is desirable.

Knowledge & Skills:

1. Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffer, protocol and courtesies, local roads/ waterways and conditions, and security issues.
2. Knowledge of the vehicle loading capacity and other parameters

3\. Knowledge of driving/ boat operating rules and regulations whichever

4. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;
5. Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods
6. Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone and other applications;
7. Language: Fluency in English is a must.

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**Closing Date** : 4th Feb. 2022

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