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Fleet Management Assistant, Multiple positions and locations in Yemen

Yemen (Yemen)

  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Yemen (Yemen)
  • Grade: GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Administrative support
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-22

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The mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to build the capacity of Member States to manage health emergency risks and, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations.


1. Establish and maintain a system on transport management of WCO in accordance with WHO standards;2. Develops daily transport schedule board, and pre-plan based on daily necessary transport to and from accommodation, and submitted transport request from all units; 3. Works in collaboration with security officer to assure compliance with mission security clearances (ConOps performed by mission leader, submitted with necessary security formats)4. Analyzes data from managerial tools, with support from OSL Lead.;5. Monitors the transportation system in accordance with standard key performance indicators (KPIs) ;6. Prepares and monitors of a work-plan and budget to cover transportation needs;7. Monitors the movement of vehicles/drivers, assures consistent use of standard WHO fleet management tools such as trip logs, fuel logs, and assures compliance with DSS requirements for movement, i.e. telephone or radio notification of movement details and call signs of passengers, etc.. 8. Assures the inventory of vehicles and that the Global Asset Management (GAM) database is up to date;9. Acts as Focal Point with external contractors for vehicle maintenance (in association with Administration Officer); 10. Participates in the recruitment of the transport team (drivers) in the WCO11. Supervises WHO the transport team and delegates appropriate tasks to the Chief Driver.; 12. Facilitates Administration for custom clearance and registration of vehicles. 13. Initiate request to hire vehicle when there is no sufficient WHO vehicle numbers; Assign rental vehicle for the required activity; 14. Verifies and clears invoices and reports received from external contractors and validates as necessary with OSL Lead; 15. Ensures proper management of HF and VHF radio communication network, and mobile phone protocol for communicating with UNDSS radio room;16. Provides inputs for transport team Staff Development and Learning needs plan. 17. Produces monthly and quarterly reports to be sent to the OSL lead and EMRO WHE OSL focal point.18. Perform other duties assigned by immediate supervisors in support of the WHO country office



Essential: Completion of secondary education; Must possess a valid professional driving license for light and heavy duty vehicles or equivalent.
Desirable: Diploma in auto mechanics, transport management or any other related field from a recognized higher institution


Essential: At least 8 years of experience in fleet management or in similar field.

Desirable: Experience in UN or other international organisation is an asset


1. Technical expertise in fleet management.2. Professional driving standards.3. Knowledge of vehicle maintenance management.

WHO Competencies

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Producing results
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Creating an empowering and motivating environment

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Intermediate knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Arabic.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of Other WHO language.


WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at USD 22,986 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same or lower grade level.
  • Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
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