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Amman (Jordan)

  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Amman (Jordan)
  • Grade: GS-2, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-27

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Position Number 422153

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State's health priorities, sustainable development agendas and harmonized with the United Nations country teams and partners to improve health outcomes and progress towards achieving Universal Health Coverage.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

1. Drive office vehicles for transport of authorized personnel to different destinations, including field visits. Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities; ensure compliance with WHO rules and regulations including security and safety requirements.2. Deliver/collect and facilitate the customs clearance of official incoming and outgoing pouches, hand-delivery of mail, parcels and other heavy items to or from UN Agencies, Ministries, Embassies, Universities, airport, etc.3. Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle, check fuel, oil, battery, breaks, tyres, etc.. Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, ensure the proper functioning and cleanliness of the vehicle.4. Log official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc., maintain all the required documents/supplies up to date; including vehicle insurance, license, registration, logs, office directory, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;5. Procure minor supplies and picks-up and deliver payment for telephone/ fax bills.6. Deliver and follow up the issuance of visa requests, renewal of car licenses and special permits for CO7. Perform messenger service within the office as required by supervisors.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Completion of secondary education or equivalent.Must possess a validprofessional driving license for light and heavy duty vehicles.
Desirable:

Experience

Essential: At least two years of professional experience in driving cars.
Desirable:

Skills

- Basic mechanical knowledge and skills in operating and maintaining different types of vehicles.- Good knowledge of the topography of the country and full proficiency in local traffic regulations.- Proven ability to deal with clients with tact and respect for diversity.

WHO Competencies

Enhanced WHO Global Competency Model:

https://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1

Teamwork
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Communication
Knowing and managing yourself

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of Arabic.
Desirable: Beginners knowledge of English.

REMUNERATION

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 JOD 9,164 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • 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: http://www.whed.net/. 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 prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
  • 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.
  • Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line through Stellis. For assessment of your application, please ensure that: 1 -Your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated; 2- All required details regarding your qualifications, education, training and experience are provided under relevant sections; 3- Your experience records are properly entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time.
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