Job Title: Driver

Organization: Regional Service Centre at Entebbe

Duty Station: Entebbe


Regional Service Centre at Entebbe Profile:

The Regional Service Centre in Entebbe, Uganda (RSCE), was established in July 2010, following the adoption of General Assembly resolution 64/269. The Centre provides efficient, client-oriented and scalable services with the goal of moving transactional, non-location dependent administrative functions to the Centre from its client entities.

This includes transactional elements of human resources, finance, multimodal movement and control, personnel and cargo transport and information and communications technology (ICT) support.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Transport authorized Conference services Clients, RSCE and UN staff, high-ranking officials and visitors to and from their respective destinations safely, including picking them from and dropping them to the airport, after-hours when necessary.
  • Assist official personnel and visitors with completing visa and customs formalities at the airport when required.
  • Keep abreast of road traffic conditions, Safety and Security broadcasts, event schedules, weather and other relevant information and use familiarity of the local area to select among alternative routes that facilitate punctual arrivals and departures.
  • Operate assigned UN vehicular assets properly and in accordance with the requirements of the Service Centre, the regulations of the United Nations and the laws of the host country and ensure availability during their operation of all required documents/supplies such as insurance, vehicle logs, first aid kit, necessary spare parts, etc.
  • Provide adequate day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle by effecting timely arranging for minor and major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels and coolant, washing, etc. so that the said vehicle is kept clean and in good running condition at all times;
  • Keep required supervisory and managerial entities updated about all incidents and ensure that all designated SOPs are observed for any vehicle breakdowns and accidents.
  • Participate in logistical activities related to RTCC events, inclusive of preparation of seating arrangements in accordance with event requirements and UN protocol;
    preparation/reproduction of events documents and handling of different equipment.
  • Assist various RSCE offices with filing, collection, and distribution of mail, packages, purchases, and correspondences, both incoming and outgoing
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the management.


Minimum Qualifications for this job:

  • A valid national driving license with classes B, C, D is required.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, and local roads and conditions, and defensive driving skills is desirable.
    Technical training as Motor Vehicle Technician (National Technician Certificate or
    equivalent) is desirable.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience as a driver with a safe driving record is required.
  • Experience in an international organization, non-governmental organization, embassy or the United Nations common field operation is desirable.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanics and electronics is desirable.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.


  • This position is temporarily available until 30 June 2023. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.
  • While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.
  • Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.

Application Instructions

All interested applicants should submit their applications online via the link below:


Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2022

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