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New Job at UNHCR April 2024 – Associate Fleet Management Officer

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Associate Fleet Management Officer

New Job United Nations at UNHCR April 2024 – Associate Fleet Management Officer
Description of assignment title: Associate Fleet Management Officer
Assignment country: United Republic of Tanzania
Expected start date: 04/01/2024
Sustainable Development Goal: 3. Good health and well-being
Volunteer category: International UN Volunteer Specialist
Host entity: UNHCR
Type: Onsite
Expected end date: 12/31/2024
Number of assignments: 1
Duty stations: Dar es Salaam

Mission and objectives
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a UN agency mandated
to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and
stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local
integration or resettlement to a third country.

Office of the UNHCR was established on 14 December 1950 by the UN
General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate
international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems
worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being
of refugees.It strives to ensure that
everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in
another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate
locally or to resettle in a third country (
This UNV
assignment is subject to proof of vaccination against Covid-19 with WHO
approved vaccine, unless the UNHCR Medical Service approves an exemption
from this requirement on medical grounds.

Task description

  • Coordinate, manage and support all the fleet management activities in the Office.
  • Implement
    effective fleet management that regularly monitors the fleet pool,
    saves cost and safeguards the investment of the organisation.
  • Apply
    UNHCR’s fleet management strategy when preparing plans for purchase of
    important fleet assets. Conduct spend analyses using historical spend
    data to identify trends that can be used to plan procurement activities
    and Frame Agreements.
  • Plan for acquisition, maintenance and
    replacement of fleet assets. Develop local fleet management replacement
    strategies taking into account UNHCR short and medium term requirements.
  • Coordinate activities of implementing partners and/or
    contractors performing fleet related activities, and ensure that they
    understand and adhere to relevant UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Respond
    to field requests for information and advice and coordinate responses
    from a range of HQ units to provide a clear, consistent and timely
    response to the field.
  • Collect information both in the field and
    in HQ, to ensure relevant and appropriate information is gathered and
    shared. Promote an understanding of concerns, objectives and priorities
    for fleet related issues by providing information or expertise to
    interested parties.
  • Infrastructure Support
  • Provide
    fleet management reports, customised reports, and gathers information on
    all fleet assets and provides in-depth reports periodically and when
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of fleet related
    data in relevant business systems. Compile and analyse statistical
    information, identify trends and developments in fleet related matters
    that will assist in decision making.
  • Disseminate, promote
    commitment to and monitor compliance with UNHCR’s global policies,
    standards and guidance on fleet management.

Eligibility criteria
Age: 27 – 80
Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.

Required experience
years of experience in general logistics, including warehousing,
transportation, customs clearance and procurement, and in managing and
supporting staff. The following experience is preferred: in other UN
organizations, working for a humanitarian aid organization in a
developing country and/or working in fleet and transport management
within UNHCR.

  • Computer literate; proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.); knowledge of publishing software an asset.
  • Excellent drafting and reporting skills; good research and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict
    situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the
    UN system.
  • Skills on training and developing staff.

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Area(s) of expertise

  • Communication, Logistics and Inventory, Transport

Driving license

  • international driver’s license Required


  • English, Level: Fluent, Required
  • Kiswahili, Level: Fluent, Desirable

Required education level

  • Bachelor
    degree or equivalent in Mechanical trade qualification or Engineering
    Certificate required; Basic Training Course for delegates or equivalent
    knowledge preferred.

Competencies and values

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to
    UNHCR; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to
    UNHCR procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy
    and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability
    to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially
    in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy,
    personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and
    willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work
    independently under established procedures; ability to manage
    information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and
  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical
    standards of the UN and UNHCR in daily activities and behaviours while
    acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political
    pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the
    organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action
    in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power
    or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to
    operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent
    interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective
    partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural,
    multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for
    diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion,
    nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender
    equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of
    women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common
    goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn
    new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise;
    ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and
    organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and
    ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely
    manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and
    monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting
    deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written
    communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise
    reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and
    positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability
    to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff),
    military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors
    coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information
    and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially
    hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little
    comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted
    periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to
    transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of
    voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity
    and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNHCR’s mission and vision,
    as well as to the UN Core Values.

Other information
Living conditions and remarks
es Salaam, the largest city and economic hub of Tanzania, is a dynamic
coastal metropolis situated along the Indian Ocean. As an essential
gateway for regional trade and home to the UNHCR office, it offers a
unique blend of economic opportunity, cultural diversity, and political
significance. The city’s strategic location as a major port facilitates
international collaboration, while its rich history and vibrant arts
scene provide a captivating backdrop for your work with UNHCR. The warm
and welcoming people of Tanzania, known for their hospitality and
friendly nature, will undoubtedly enrich your personal and professional
experience as you embark on your journey with UMHCR, in this culturally
diverse and vibrant city. Dar es Salaam’s stunning beaches and diverse
culinary offerings further make it a compelling destination for both
growth and fulfillment.

The security level in Dar es Salaam is
classified as Moderate (Level 3) according to the UN security management
system in Tanzania. While the city generally enjoys a stable
environment, security considerations, including those related to
terrorism, are taken seriously in support of UN operations in Dar es

Inclusivity statement
United Nations
Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications
from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in
terms of gender, care protected characteristics. As part of their
adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to
combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human
rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race,
sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual
orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or
other status.

Note on Covid-19 vaccination requirements
UNV assignment is subject to proof of vaccination against Covid-19 with
WHO approved vaccine, unless the UNHCR Medical Service approves an
exemption from this requirement on medical grounds
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Closing date: Monday, 08th April 2024.


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