Transport Assistant – GS6 at World Health Organization (WHO)

Job Title: Transport Assistant – GS6

Reference No: 2107028
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 6 months

Under the general supervision of the WHO country representative and direct supervision of the Administrative Officer, the incumbent of the position will primarily deal with following tasks;

  • Supervision of all drivers and vehicle maintenance assistants in the Federal Capital Territory and Abuja offices.
  • Daily monitoring of entire vehicle fleet using the WHO Vehicle tracking systems in close consultation with the radio operators.
  • Prepare transport plans for the Abuja and State based personnel travel for all intra-state travel.
  • Coordinate provision of fuel for all vehicles through budgeting, quarterly funds monitoring and accurate reporting.
  • Schedule and supervise country office vehicle maintenance including spare parts authorization.
  • Support drivers concerns pertaining to contract validity, recruitment, training, evaluation, overtime claims, uniform provision, and leave schedules.
  • Prepare a monthly report to the Administrative Officer for the vehicle fleet activities including analyses and trends.
  • Maintenance of accurate and timely vehicle fixed assets record of all vehicle details in a monthly report.
  • Coordinate insurance policy issuance for the WHO vehicle fleet, follow up accident reporting and settlement.
  • Deputize for Administrative Officer on transport duties in his absence.

Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives):

  • Vehicle fleet management
  • Drivers management
  • Transport management
  • Fixed assets management as a secondary task

Educational Qualifications

  • Essential: Completion of Secondary School Education with training in engineering or related field.
  • Desirable: University Degree or its equivalent in Engineering, Management or related field?


  • Essential: At least 8 years experience in WHO/IVE transport management.
  • Desirable: Technical expertise in Vehicle maintenance/fleet management.


  • Ensuring the effective use of resources.
  • Fostering integration and team work
  • Producing result
  • Communicating in a credible and effective way.

Functional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Very good understanding of transport rules and regulations.
  • Fully conversant with word-processing, spreadsheet, and presentations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team

Application Closing Date
22nd December, 2021 (11:59 PM)

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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