Maintenance & Logistics Assistant
Staff in the General Service category are recruited locally from the Primary Location area, which is where the office is located
FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and nationality
People with disabilities are protected from any type of discrimination during any stage of employment, including the recruitment phase
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
The Regional Office for RAP is responsible for leading FAO's response to regional priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning and implementation of FAO's priority activities in the region. It ensures a multidisciplinary approach to programmes, identifies priority areas of action for the Organization in the Region and, in collaboration with departments and divisions at Headquarters, develops, promotes and oversees FAO's strategic response to regional priorities. RAP also advises on the incorporation of regional priorities into the Organization's Programme of Work and Budget and implements approved programmes and projects in the region, monitors the level of programme implementation and draws attention to problems and deficiencies. RAP develops and maintains relations with region-wide institutions including the Regional Economic Integration Organizations (REIOs). The Regional Office supports regional policy dialogue on food security, agriculture and rural development issues, facilitates the emergence of regional partnerships, and supports capacity development and resource mobilization for food security, agriculture and rural development in the region.
The Maintenance and Logistics Assistant performs a variety of routine support activities, assessing and organizing civil maintenance work and furnishings of office- and meeting space.
The Maintenance and Logistics Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Chief, Administrative Support Unit. He/she acts independently in routine matters and consults with supervisor(s) on new and/or complex issues and procedures.
The Maintenance and Logistics Assistant engages with client staff within the Organization and with external partners and suppliers to follow up on orders, crafts and projects (contacts to be revised if necessary).
Impact Of Work
The incumbent participates as part of a team in the provision of administrative maintenance and logistics support services. Actions reflect on the immediate and wider work unit.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
Education\: Secondary School Education
Work Experience and Knowledge\: Two years of civil work experience in construction and maintenance of large size office/residential buildings
Languages\: Working knowledge (level C) of English
IT Skills\: Ability to use standard MS Office applications, Internet and office technology equipment
Desirable Qualifications And Skills
FAO staff are expected to adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO,
Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency