Business Support Assistant needed at United Nations World Food Programme Uganda

Job Title:              Business Support Assistant (Fleet)

Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Grade: SC4

About US:

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:   The Business Support Assistant (Fleet) will deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support in the management of drivers and their scheduling and light vehicle fleet inspection and management;
  • Resolve drivers’ issues, including the mechanical aspect of the vehicles, fuel, repair, maintenance etc;
  • Manage the Fleet wave FMS (a WFP Fleet Management database) to optimise fleet management through recording, monitoring/reporting and coordination with field offices;
  • Process purchase requisitions and ensure timely payment to fleet related vendors;
  • Generate vehicle performance reports and data analyses and come up with /results-Oriented solutions and recommendations;
  • Facilitate vehicle maintenance in garages to ensure comprehensive maintenance and repair works at prices as per the contracts provisions;
  • Assist with routine unit activities;
  • Perform any other related assignment as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Business Support Assistant (Fleet) job placement should hold a Diploma in any of the following areas: General Administration, Public Administration, Fleet management or related field;
  • At least three years of experience in a busy organisation performing administrative functions preferably in fleet management;
  • Experience in managing specialised databases;
  • Proficiency in both oral and written English
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Applications

How to Apply:

All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Click Here

Deadline: 8th November 2018


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