Description

JOB DETAILS:

Background.
Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing
portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational
risks. The KEMC sub-region currently consists of an established
Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of
engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. This
includes transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN
Agencies, UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and island states. .

Job Responsibilities
• Ensures proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
• Ensures the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle by checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tries, etc.; performing minor repairs and arranging for major repairs; and ensuring that the vehicle is kept clean.
• Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts.
• Ensures that immediate steps as required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident

Job Qualifications
• Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms.
• Maintains high standards of trustworthiness.
• Role model for diversity and inclusion.
• Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
• Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them.
• Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
• Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
• Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks.
• Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
• Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner.
• Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others.
• Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge.
• Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

Job Skills
Fluency in written and oral English and Swahili language is required. Knowledge of second UN working language desirable

Job Education
• Completion of secondary school or equivalent is required
• Drivers training with a valid driver’s license is required

Job Experience Requirements:
Two years’ work experience

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Intrested applicants should follow this link: https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspx