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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Transport Technician - (Acquisition planner / Moto transport officer) 30 November 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
MINUSCA
Central African Republic
Bangui (CAF)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
30 November 2020

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

Under the supervision of Chief of fleet maintenance, the UNV volunteer will be responsible for managing mission operations as follows:

  • Working closely with transport HQ workshop and regional transport/field offices in collaboration with the IWH Bangui, on warehouse issues related bin-to-bin spare parts transfers.

  • Monitoring and correcting of superseded part numbers from various vehicle manufactures.

  • Assisting the process of physical cycle counts and periodic reconsolidations in umoja assets for all field locations.

  • identify transport spare parts discrepancies, including obsolete spare parts and recommend for write-off.

  • Check and make sure spare parts descriptions are labeled with the correct technical name in accordance with the manufactures in Umoja system.

  • Monitor the overall performance of the fleet maintenance and servicing and ensure work orders are opened and closed in UMOJA in timely manner.

  • Supervises and coordinates transport administrative requirements including, opening and closing of work orders; fleet distribution (sector office); role of attendance monitor and other clerical work under the supervision of the Transport Officer/supervisor.

  • Acts as the focal point for transport matters and is required to respond and provide clients with assistance in transport matters.

  • Ability to perform vehicle inspections, maintenance and repairs in accordance with the United Nations standard of operations and manufacturers standards/recommendations.

  • Technical Knowledge of relevant safety procedures when repairing and fitting replacement parts and lubricants on vehicles, in workshop environment.

  • Ability to identify, diagnose and rectify various electrical faults on Heavy trucks, material handling equipment and earth moving equipment.

  • Liaise with TPT Acquisition planner on procuring and verifying vehicle parts, tools and other necessary workshop equipment ordered for region/HQ.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Transport Officer/Supervisor.

  • When working with national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, the Volunteer is

  • strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma in Engineering or above

Area of Expertise

Other transport related experience Mandatory

Area of Expertise Requirement

48 Months

Minimum 4 years previous experience in Transport or material management and/or Light Heavy Vehicles Mechanic or Logistics and a minimum of 4 years driving testing officer.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation, Other emergency management experience

Light and/or Heavy Vehicle Mechanic or Transport Management or Logistics or similar, Certificate of recognized professional training and extensive experience in a transportation management occupation

Yes

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage 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 https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 30-11-2020

Transport Technician - (Acquisition planner / Moto transport officer) 30 November 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
MINUSCA
Central African Republic
Bossangoa (CAF)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
30 November 2020

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

Under the supervision of Chief of fleet maintenance, the UNV volunteer will be responsible for managing mission operations as follows:

  • Working closely with transport HQ workshop and regional transport/field offices in collaboration with the IWH Bangui, on warehouse issues related bin-to-bin spare parts transfers.

  • Monitoring and correcting of superseded part numbers from various vehicle manufactures.

  • Assisting the process of physical cycle counts and periodic reconsolidations in umoja assets for all field locations.

  • identify transport spare parts discrepancies, including obsolete spare parts and recommend for write-off.

  • Check and make sure spare parts descriptions are labeled with the correct technical name in accordance with the manufactures in Umoja system.

  • Monitor the overall performance of the fleet maintenance and servicing and ensure work orders are opened and closed in UMOJA in timely manner.

  • Supervises and coordinates transport administrative requirements including, opening and closing of work orders; fleet distribution (sector office); role of attendance monitor and other clerical work under the supervision of the Transport Officer/supervisor.

  • Acts as the focal point for transport matters and is required to respond and provide clients with assistance in transport matters.

  • Ability to perform vehicle inspections, maintenance and repairs in accordance with the United Nations standard of operations and manufacturers standards/recommendations.

  • Technical Knowledge of relevant safety procedures when repairing and fitting replacement parts and lubricants on vehicles, in workshop environment.

  • Ability to identify, diagnose and rectify various electrical faults on Heavy trucks, material handling equipment and earth moving equipment.

  • Liaise with TPT Acquisition planner on procuring and verifying vehicle parts, tools and other necessary workshop equipment ordered for region/HQ.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Transport Officer/Supervisor.

  • When working with national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, the Volunteer is

  • strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity


  • Furthermore, UN Volunteers are expected to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant

  • UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that

  • mark International Volunteer Day);

  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation

  • in ongoing reflection activities;

  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites,

  • newsletters, press releases, etc.;

Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma in Engineering or above

Area of Expertise

Other transport related experience Mandatory

Area of Expertise Requirement

48 Months

Minimum 4 years previous experience in Transport or material management and/or Light Heavy Vehicles Mechanic or Logistics and a minimum of 4 years driving testing officer.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation, Other emergency management experience

Light and/or Heavy Vehicle Mechanic or Transport Management or Logistics or similar, Certificate of recognized professional training and extensive experience in a transportation management occupation

Yes

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage 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 https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 30-11-2020