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National Consultant: Driver (Moyo and Kampala)

Purpose of Consultancy:

Under the overall supervision of the Representative and direct supervision of the Admin/Finance Associate substantively contributes to the effective delivery of an integrated package of rights (SRHR/GBV/HIV) in Kampala. The Driver will provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel

Specific Tasks

  • Provide transportation of authorized personnel of UNFPA following approved routing/areas; and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Ensures that the assigned vehicle to be kept clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance done on time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorizations and supplies, and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Maintains accurate vehicle logbooks, and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
  • Performs basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and delivery/collection of various items, mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative support to the office.
  • Follow established rules and regulations during an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
  • As appropriate, undertake any other related duties as required

Specific Outputs

  • Staff and visitors are taken for official activities on time.
  • Ensure the vehicles are well maintained.
  • Support staff in arranging for other events like meetings, workshops and missions.


Duration:    4 Months (1 September 2019 to 31 December 2019)

Place where services are to be delivered:   Kampala  and Moyo Uganda Country Office

Delivery dates and how work will be delivered

  • Daily vehicle log sheets on a monthly basis
  • Monitoring and progress control, including reporting requirements, periodicity format and deadline:  The consultant will work for the Uganda Country Office and will be expected to provide daily vehicle log sheets on a monthly basis

Required expertise, qualifications and competencies, including language requirements:                 

  • Completed secondary school education.
  • Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least two years driving experience with reputable organizations and UN with a demonstrated safe driving record
  • Previous experience in defensive driving is desirable.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment and ability to interpret safety rules/ maintenance rules.
  • 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.
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.


Fluency in oral and written English is required


All applications should be sent by email to: , copying