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Job Type:International NGO

 

Fields of Education: valid driver’s licence for class “E’ vehicles

 

Organization: The African Union

 

Salary : US$5,074.95

 

Posted:2016-02-07

 

Application Dead line:2016-02-26

 

External Publication of Job Posting
50025295

Job Posting Title
Driver and Logistician

Start Date
25.01.2016

End Date
26.02.2016

Reference Code
DRE3

Job Title
Driver and Logistician

Organization
The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s
rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among
the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is
located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.


In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver through,
among others, the implementation of a new organizational structure and the filling of two vacant project
positions of DRIVER and LOGISTICIAN in the Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) in Nairobi,
Kenya. The Inter-African Bureau for Animal Health Resources (AU-IBAR) is a specialized technical office of the
Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (DREA) of the African Union Commission (AUC). AU-IBAR’s
mandate is to support and coordinate the utilization of livestock, fisheries and wildlife as resources for both
human wellbeing and economic development in the Member States of the African Union (AU).


AU-IBAR is implementing a project for Enhancing Somali Livestock Trade (ESOLT) in partnership with the Food
and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. To support the implementation of this project, the
Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are Somali nationals for positions at the Inter-African
Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi/Kenya.

Department
Job Title: Driver and Logistician
Number of Posts: (2 Positions)
Grade: GSB4, Step 5
Supervisor: Field Zonal Coordinator
Functional Supervisor: Senior Project Officer (ESOLT), AU-IBAR


department
Duty Station: Garowe or Hargeisa
Department: Rural Economy and Agriculture

Tasks
The duties and responsibilities of the incumbent shall include the following:
• Undertake authorized errands for the project, specifically driving office vehicles for the transport of AU-
IBAR personnel, other high-ranking officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and
other items;
• Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formalities arrangement
as directed.
• Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs
and mileage reports, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
• Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs,
arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
• Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs,
office directory, necessary spare parts first aid kit, and map of the city/country, in the assigned vehicle.
• Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in
accidents.
• Perform any other duty as requested by the supervisor.

Requirements
1. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:


• Must have secondary school level education.
• Must have a valid driver’s licence for class “E’ vehicles

 

2. WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


• Should have been employed for at least 7 years as a driver in a mainly urban context, but with
extensive experience of driving in rural areas and, preferably, internationally.
• Have no endorsements or convictions for motoring offences or criminal offences.
• Familiarity with safe and secure security procedures/road safety.

 

3. OTHER RELEVANT SKILLS:


• Professionalism: High standards of personal integrity and professional work skills. Good people skills
necessary for dealing with senior officials.
• Ability to manage time and schedules within his control.
• Have a practical knowledge of routine maintenance of motor vehicles, and essential repairs.
• Be a sober and tidy-minded person.

 

4. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:


Proficiency in English and the Somali language.

 

 

5. TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:


requirement


The appointment will be made on a short term contract for a period of eleven (11) months, of which the first
three months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be renewed subject to
satisfactory performance and availability of funds.


6. GENDER MAINSTREAMING


The AU- IBAR is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


7. REMUNERATION


The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$5,074.95 inclusive of all allowances for locally
recruited staff.


Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than
26 February 2016.

 


Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management
African Union Commission
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Contract Type
Short Term

Employment Fraction
Full-time

Branch
IBAR, Nairobi

 

 

 

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