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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Transport Officer at UNICEF /UN Volunteer



Eligibility criteriaMinimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of taskUnder the direct supervision of the Administrative Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support management of a team of drivers and a mechanic to offer quality transport services
  • Prepare preventive flet maintenance schedule and ensure adherence
  • Ensure that all UNICEF vehicles are maintained and serviced on time according to the service schedule
  • Assist in the selction and appraisal of the transport service providers and make recommendations
  • Liaise with outsourced service providers. Garages and car rentals for quality check of their services
  • Completes quality check to make sure that all vehicles under services are supplied with genuine spare parts
  • Ensure annual fleet insurance renewal and registration of new vehicles
  • Prepares driver duty roaster and assignments
  • Support driver training to update and build team capacity
  • Provides monthly analytical reports on transport services and supplies
  • Liaise with procurement for purchase of high quality vehicles and spares
  • Maintains vehicle disposal and replacement plan
  • Ensures timely payment of transport related invoices
  • Provides periodic updates to management of fleet status


Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education – Additional Comments:Transport and Logistics Management

Required experience: 60 Months

Experience remark:

Experience in Transport Management, supervisory of staff and vehicle maintenance management

Experience in use of fleet management technology to extract reports and monitor fleet movements and safety

Contract management

Experience in automotive Mechanics is desirable

Relevant working experience in developing country is an added advantage

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Working Knowledge

Area of expertise: Road and rail transport, transport planning and management, Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience

Driving license: Yes

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to


Application deadline: 04 May 2021