Fleet Assistant- Hargeisa- UNOPS Contract Modality- LICA 5

World Health Organization

Summary of specific duties

  1. Support in the development and the timely implementation of effective fleet management tools and procedures that align with WFS guidelines.
  2. Ensure that all vehicles are properly equipped with spare parts, good functioning communications and safety equipment.
  3. Ensure logbooks are available and are properly updated and maintained for all vehicles.
  4. Manage dispatch of vehicles to meet staff transportation needs on timely manner without delays.
  5. Generate monthly KPI report for WHO Somalia fleet in the three offices which include KM/litre, USD/KM, vehicle availability among others.
  6. Continuously collect and compile data and information related to improvements required for standardization and development purposes of the WHO Somalia fleet.
  7. Develop and maintain database of service providers for fleet management, ensure excellence in delivery of services, prepare assessment reports, ensure timely renewal of contracts and insurance policies.
  8. Generate and analyse track point data for decision making for those vehicles that are fitted with tracking devices.
  9. Support in the development and ensure timely implementation of a clear vehicle disposal procedure informed by KPIs and vehicle running costs.
  10. Provide guidance for the management with regard to the procurement of vehicle types that meet WHO Somalia country program needs.
  11. Perform any other related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.


Education Qualifications

* Essential

Completion of secondary school


First university degree in engineering, mechanics or logistics and supply management from an accredited/recognized institute.

Professional certification in areas such as transport and/or logistics operations management. Training or knowledge of information management systems and their application to logistics, transport or supply management and monitoring.


* Essential

At least five years’ experience, at the national levels, in managing fleet logistics operations, and/or experience in fleet management operations in military, commercial or UN agencies, NGOs or international organizations/institutions at field level.


Prior humanitarian working experience in developing countries, with expertise in health programs at country level is an asset

Use of Language Skills

Excellent knowledge of English or Somalia.

Other Skills (e.g. IT)

• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office applications.

Competencies: Generic

  1. Teamwork.
  2. Moving forward in a changing environment
  3. Ensuring the effective use of resources
  4. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  5. Communication

Functional Knowledge and Skills

  • Good organizational and managerial skills with the ability to multi-task, identify and solve problems.
  • Proven knowledge of vehicles equipment, including communications, safety and mechanics.
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills, complemented by ability to negotiate with and convince officials with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner, and to present factual information.
  • Knowledge of WHO, the UN System or NGO work in the field of response relief and/or of their practices and procedures as related to the work.

How to apply

Please follow the below instructions when sending your application:

Send your application and CV in 1 file to the email address: [email protected]

Please mention the title and the duty station you are applying for the below:

Email Subject: Application for Fleet Assistant – Duty Station: Hargeisa

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11 Feb 2024