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Logistics Assistant/Driver (Internal/External)

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Posted On:
19 March, 2009
Last Date to apply:
31 March, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4

Minimum 3 years work experience with an internal organization and valid driving license
Good logistics and driving skills.
Ability to write and speak in English and fluency in the language of the duty station.
Computer skills desirable.
Proven team-working skills.
Affinity with the mandate of the United Nations


In order to assist in addressing the humanitarian challenges being faced by Pakistani civilians, OCHA is strengthening its presence in Pakistan in order to provide support to UN agencies, NGOs, donors and other humanitarian organizations working in Pakistan. One of OCHA's strategic priorities for 2008/2009 will be to support the Humanitarian Coordinator in the coordination of humanitarian affairs for timely and adequate delivery of humanitarian assistance and greater protection to the populations in Pakistan affected by the military operations on the border with Afghanistan and possible natural disaster. As such, collation and dissemination of information and field-level coordination will be catalysts in improving the response to humanitarian needs. In this context, OCHA will intensify Information management, resource-mobilization and advocacy efforts.

Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Admin/Finance Officer, the Logistics Assistant/Driver will be responsible for the following:
·          Provide logistical support to the OCHA Office and assist in booking of tickets, obtaining visas, making hotel reservations for OCHA staff and office visitors.
·          Ensure procurement of office consumables. Support the announcement of tenders and the collection of bids for larger purchases, including via email and internet.
·          Coordinate transportation of staff, office visitors, office assets and supplies.
·          Deliver and collect mail, documents and other items. Log official and daily trips, daily mileage and fuel consumption;
·          Ensure day-to-day maintenance of the OCHA vehicles, perform minor repairs, refer vehicles to mechanic for servicing and major repair work, ensure vehicles kept clean;
·          Supervise and advise other OCHA drivers, trips outside of the designated duty station, especially during high-level missions;
·          Review bills submitted for maintenance of OCHA vehicles;
·          Track logbook of the spare parts for OCHA vehicles. Keep in order OCHA assets in stock;
·          Provide logistical ‘settlement’ support for newly recruited international staff;
·          Act as a backstop for the security focal point for OCHA staff.
·          Perform other duties as required;

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesSecondary EducationMatriculation / O levels