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Nutrition Analyst

Vacancy Announcement No: FAO/02/2014

Deadline For Application: 05th Feb 2014

Grade Level: SC-9

Contract Type: National Personnel Project

Duty Station: Mogadishu

Organizational Unit: FAO-Somalia

Duration: 11 Months, with possible extension

Eligible Candidates: Somali Nationals Only

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain responsibility for nutrition situation analysis in designated zones/regions of Somalia. Specifically, the staff member will:
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date work plan for the zone, and coordinate its implementation
  • Coordinate data collection through nutritional surveillance system (nutrition surveys, rapid assessments, health facilities, sentinel sites surveillance)
  • Analyze data generated through nutritional surveillance system (assessments, sentinel sites surveillance) using an appropriate computer software (E.g. Epi info and nutrisurvey)
  • Manage the FSNAU human resource in the zones (staff performance reviews/evaluation)
  • Provide technical and operational support and guidance to zonal team.
  • Ensure the implementation of administrative guidelines by staff members in the zone (with particular attention to those related to travel procedures and security).
  • Identify capacity deficits among staff members in the zone and recommend appropriate ways of addressing them implementing where possible.
  • Budget, manage and account for finances for the various activities undertaken in the zone.
  • Ensure monthly and quarterly reports are submitted to Nairobi on a timely basis by field analysts
  • Identify and strengthen partnerships
  • Identify capacity deficits among partners in Somalia and take steps to ensure they are addressed
  • Conduct training of technical focal points of partner agencies in the designated zone, annually
  • Coordinate with partners at country, zonal and regional levels during surveillance and dissemination of information
  • Support the team in the development and maintenance of professional relationships with key partners in Somalia and Nairobi.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of specific research initiatives related to nutrition and food security in Somalia.
  • Ensure that the various nutrition databases are maintained and updated with relevant information from your zone as necessary.
  • Acts as Infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and maternal nutrition focal point for nutrition unit taking technical lead on IYCF/maternal nutrition matters including development/review of data collection tool, data analysis and presentation and related research and emerging issues
  • Represent FSNAU nutrition in interagency and nutrition cluster meetings in the absence or as directed by the Nutrition Technical Manager and in line with key areas of interest and research.
  • Contribute to production and dissemination of nutrition information through FSNAU’s routine bulletins.
  • Contribute to the nutrition assessment reports produced by other team members providing constructive criticism additional input and advice where appropriate.
  • In the absence of one of the Nutrition Analysts and in consultation with the Nutrition Technical Manager, provide support to cover the gaps and delegate the relevant responsibilities and activities to the remaining team members to ensure all areas of the project are being supported
  • Contribute to developing, piloting, implementation and utilization of standard technical guidelines for all project activities
  • For sudden onset shocks such as conflict and floods co-ordinate all information flow from field staff to a central point,
  • Act as mentor for new Nutrition Analysts
  • Monitor communication with partners in relation to assessment planning and analysis – linked to improved coordination at Nairobi and field level.
  • Support the development of structures to improve contextual information availability, through increasing coordination and liaison with other sectors such as water, food security, livestock etc.
  • Disseminate information through ad-hoc reports, contributions to other reports (FSNAU, UNDP, OCHA etc) and communications with interested parties
  • Perform other related duties as required.

    Education and Experience:

    Education:

  • Advanced Degree in nutrition or related field.
  • Confidence and clarity in oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced level of competence in computers and data analysis.

    Work Experience:

  • Over 2 years of relevant experience in nutrition analysis preferably in Somalia
  • Advanced Data analysis skills
  • Proficiency in analytical software including SPSS, EPinfo, ENA

    Languages:

  • English
  • Knowledge of Somali language is an added advantage

    Selection Criteria

  • Experience in nutrition surveillance activities in Somalia or other countries in transition or emergency.
  • Understanding of food security and health issues.
  • Somali National

    To Apply:

    Send your application to:

    Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/01/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available at Senior Nutrition Analyst
    .

    E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia [at] fao.org

    Applications must be received by the deadline. Late applications will not be considered.

    Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


    Country » Kenya

    Vacancy Announcement No: FAO/08/2014

    Junior Budget Assistant

    General Description of task(s) and objectives to be achieved

  • Under the overall supervision of the Officer in Charge (O.I.C.) FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the Senior Administrative Officer the Junior Budget Assistant will carry out the following duties.
  • Maintain a commitments register (contracts, purchase orders, travel authorizations, operating expenses) for assigned projects for the purpose of providing charge information to the Payments Desk. In consultation with project managers, charge payments to appropriate codes if not covered by commitments.
  • Monitor expenditure against assigned project budgets and FBAs, and identify need for new FBAs, review and forward to HQ. Keep projects advised of status.
  • Maintain the budget control sheets for all assigned projects, certify availability of funds for financial commitments and prepare Field Budget Authorization (FBA) requests when additional funds are needed.
  • In consultation with managers of EC-funded projects, convert codes for field expenditure into EC format.
  • Consult regularly, at least monthly, the official FAO financial records for all assigned projects available in its Data Warehouse, and reconcile local budget control sheets with them.
  • Assist in the analysis of expenditure patterns and identify opportunities for cost containment.
  • Report monthly to the Operations Manager on overall budget performance for all assigned projects using the Data Warehouse.
  • Prepare budget reports as needed and on instruction from the Operations Manager or project managers.
  • Assist project managers in developing budgets for project proposals.
  • Identify need for budget revisions, and assist project managers in their preparation and review.
  • Draft correspondence related to the above responsibilities.

    Key performance indicators

    Minimum requirements:

    Education:

  • Secondary school education or equivalent commercial school. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Commerce will be an advantage.

    Work Experience:

  • Two years of clerical, administrative or accounting experience.

    Languages:

  • Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English, French or Spanish) and working knowledge of the local language(s) is required.

    IT Skills:

  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Exchange) etc. Ability to use accounting software and other information systems and databases to insert data, make enquiries, retrieve/define ad hoc reports and analyses and edit results in appropriate format.

    Office Management Skills:

  • Systematic, well structured and efficient approach to work assignments. Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency. Exercise diligence and care in dealing with records and expenditures.

    Interpersonal Communications and Teamwork Skills:

  • The incumbent must possess a cooperative spirit, flexibility and openness to work in an international environment. Tact and courtesy. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background.

    To Apply :

    Send your application to:

    Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/08/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available Food and Agriculture Organization NGO Kenyan Jobs.

    E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia [at] fao.org

    Applications must be received by the deadline.

    Late applications will not be considered.

    Deadline For Application: 12th Feb 2014

    Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


    Vacancy Announcemnet No: FAO/06/2014

    Human Resource Assistant

    General Description of task(s) and objectives to be achieved

  • Under the overall supervision of the Officer in Charge (O.I.C.) FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the HR Officer to provide support to office operations performing a variety of standard administrative processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. In particular, the incumbent will carry out the following duties:
  • Work closely with the HR Team to support recruitment/resourcing queries and preparation of internal or external vacancy announcements and advertising of vacancies.
  • Assemble applications for screening and short-listing by recruitment panels; arrange to conduct testing and interviews of short-listed candidates.
  • Prepare offers of appointment for selected candidates and draw up contracts and contract amendments on request and in line with FAO regulations.
  • Carrying out research tasks using the internet and liaison with other divisional HR teams, e.g. changes to employee benefits, HR policy reviews, writing guidelines for managers, bench marking, recruitment advertising research.
  • Carrying out research tasks using the intranet e.g. changes to employee benefits, HR policy reviews, writing guidelines for managers, bench marking, recruitment advertising research. Draft routine correspondence related to HR matters, internally and to HR.
  • Assemble all required documentation for submission to HQ for contract extensions.
  • Maintain up-to-date records of personnel, including checklists of all required supporting documentation. Ensure that all pertinent documentation is up to date in the Staff files.
  • Maintain and update staff files for staff members containing (Attendance and leave records, Contract dates, Travel records, Training records
  • Host country relations documentation)
  • Obtain work permits, visas, VAT exemptions, PRO-1B, UNLPs, IDs, security cards, business cards, and other pertinent documentation.
  • Ensure that all UN security-related training requirements are met and documentation is on file.
  • Maintain attendance and leave records for all FAO-Somalia staff; receive monthly attendance reports and leave application copies from FSNAU and SWALIM.
  • Check leave applications against the annual leave planner for FAO-Somalia.
  • Provide general administrative support to the HR team.
  • Perform any other related duties as required

    Key performance indicators

    Minimum Requirements

    Education:

  • Secondary school education. Bachelor’s degree will be an advantage.

    Work Experience:

  • Four years of Administration and Human Resources Management experience.

    Languages:

  • Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English, French or Spanish) and working knowledge of the local language (Kiswahili) is required.

    IT Skills:

  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Exchange) etc. Ability to use accounting software and other information systems and databases to insert data, make enquiries, retrieve/define ad hoc reports and analyses and edit results in appropriate format.

    Office Management Skills:

  • Systematic, well structured and efficient approach to work assignments. Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency. Exercise diligence and care in dealing with records and expenditures.

    Interpersonal Communications and Teamwork Skills:

  • The incumbent must possess a cooperative spirit, flexibility and openness to work in an international environment. Tact and courtesy. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background. High degree of self-motivation and initiative. Willingness to learn and apply new analytical approaches.

    Education:

  • Secondary school education or equivalent commercial school. Diploma level education, including or supplemented by courses in general administration/travel operations or related training will be an advantage.

    Work Experience:

  • Two years of clerical, administrative, logistics and travel operations experience.

    Languages:

  • Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English, French or Spanish) and working knowledge of the local language(s) is required.

    IT Skills:

  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Exchange) etc. Ability to use accounting software and other information systems and databases to insert data, make enquiries, retrieve/define ad hoc reports and analyses and edit results in appropriate format.

    Office Management Skills:

  • Systematic, well structured and efficient approach to work assignments. Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency. Exercise diligence and care in dealing with records and expenditures.

    Interpersonal Communications and Teamwork Skills:

  • The incumbent must possess a cooperative spirit, flexibility and openness to work in an international environment. Tact and courtesy. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background.

    To Apply :

    Send your application to:

    Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/08/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available Food and Agriculture Organization NGO Kenyan Jobs.

    E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia [at] fao.org

    Applications must be received by the deadline.

    Late applications will not be considered.

    Deadline For Application: 12th Feb 2014

    Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


    Vacancy Anouncement No: FAO/03/2014

    Junior Finance Assistant

    General Description of task(s) and objectives to be achieved

  • Under the overall guidance of the officer in charge (O.I.C) FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the Head of Unit and/ Finance officer. The Junior Finance Assistant will perform the following duties:
  • Play an operational and Office Assistant role to FAO programmes and subjects and projects and performs a variety of administrative functions of the officer.
  • Analyze payment workloads by project and maintain the petty cash account for the OSU.
  • Develop and maintain the payment schedule to ensure as even a distribution as possible of payments throughout the month.
  • Receive money vendor invoices, follow up directly with concern staff members on all outstanding of more than 30 days and arrange the salary recovery after 90 days.
  • Operate GRMS (Global Resource Management System) financial transactions on the Oracle Based Enterprise Resource planning system for FAO.
  • Manage payroll deductions for UNSACCO and medical insurance premiums.
  • Manage the UNHAS account and corresponding cash book.
  • Manage Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable
  • Manage payment and Recovery of salary and operational advances
  • Act as a focal point between the bank and the office
  • Perform Bank reconciliations and prepare cheques and Bank transfers
  • Maintain the filling system of technical and administrative documents and correspondence.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

    Key performance indicators

    Minimum requirements:

    Education:

  • Secondary school education. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Commerce will be an advantage.

    Work Experience:

  • Two years of clerical, administrative or accounting experience.
  • Strong skills in basic computer packages-Knowledge in Word, Excel, Access, and Oracle .

    Languages:

  • Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English, French or Spanish) and working knowledge of the local language (Kiswahili) is required.

    IT Skills:

  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Exchange) etc. Ability to use accounting software and other information systems and databases to insert data, make enquiries, retrieve/define ad hoc reports and analyses and edit results in appropriate format.

    Office Management Skills:

  • Systematic, well structured and efficient approach to work assignments. Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency. Exercise diligence and care in dealing with records and expenditures.

    Interpersonal Communications and Teamwork Skills:

  • The incumbent must possess a cooperative spirit, flexibility and openness to work in an international environment. Tact and courtesy. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background.
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative. Willingness to learn and apply new analytical approaches.

    To Apply :

    Send your application to:

    Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/08/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available Food and Agriculture Organization NGO Kenyan Jobs.

    E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia [at] fao.org

    Applications must be received by the deadline.

    Late applications will not be considered.

    Deadline For Application: 12th Feb 2014

    Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


    Vacancy Announcement No: FAO/09/2014

    Office Assistant (Logistics)

    Under the overall guidance of the Officer in Charge (O.I.C.) FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the Finance Officer/ Logistics Officer, the incumbent will;

  • Assist Logistics Assistant in various warehouse operations (receiving materials, inspection of newly arrived materials, issue verification shelving e.t.c) and support lading and off-loading of all inputs.
  • Place and arrange stores and equipment according to established BIN location.
  • Request, monitor and keep records of all expendables for the office.
  • Prepare Tax exemption documents.
  • Manage and monitor overtime for drivers
  • Manage and update fuel usage of official vehicles
  • Prepare and update the Inventory Quantity Report and Prepare and update the Fixed Assets Register
  • Undertake in the general function of the office administration as may be required
  • Assist Administrative/finance/HR/Logistics staff make photocopies, binding documents, filing of documents, open doors for visitors etc.
  • Perform any other related duties as required

    Key performance indicators

    Minimum Requirements

    Education:

  • Secondary school education. Or equivalent commercial school. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Commerce will be an Advantage.

    Work Experience:

  • Two years of clerical, administrative or logistics experience Preferably in the NGOs or in the UN.

    Languages:

  • Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English, French or Spanish) and working knowledge of the local language (Kiswahili) is required.

    IT Skills:

  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Exchange) etc. Ability to use accounting software and other information systems and databases to insert data, make enquiries, retrieve/define ad hoc reports and analyses and edit results in appropriate format.

    Office Management Skills:

  • Systematic, well structured and efficient approach to work assignments. Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency. Exercise diligence and care in dealing with records and expenditures.

    Interpersonal Communications and Teamwork Skills:

  • The incumbent must possess a cooperative spirit, flexibility and openness to work in an international environment. Tact and courtesy. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background.

    To Apply :

    Send your application to:

    Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/08/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available Food and Agriculture Organization NGO Kenyan Jobs.

    E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia [at] fao.org

    Applications must be received by the deadline.

    Late applications will not be considered.

    Deadline For Application: 12th Feb 2014

    Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


    Vacancy Announcement No: FAO/07/2014

    Junior Human Resource Assistant

    General Description of task(s) and objectives to be achieved

  • Under the overall guidance of the Officer in Charge (O.I.C.) FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the Human Resources Officer, the incumbent will;
  • Play an operational and office assistance role to FAO programmes and projects and performs a variety of administrative functions of the office.
  • Carry out administrative duties, including assisting in travel arrangements, organizing meetings and events held in the country; providing Logistical and Procurement clerical support as required;
  • Maintain a filing system of technical and administrative documents and correspondence. Assist in maintaining local inventory records with responsibility for proper recording of assets, their maintenance and safeguard.
  • Management of contracts in COIN (County Office Information Network) and HRMS (Human resources Management System). Monitoring and tracking of all transactions related to positions, recruitment, HR data, earnings/deductions, retroactivity, recoveries, adjustments and separations;
  • Organize to obtain work permits, visas, VAT exemptions, PRO-1B, UNLPs, IDs, security cards, business cards, and other pertinent documentation;
  • Management of recruitment processes including job descriptions and classification, vacancy announcement, initial screening of candidates, establishing interview panels, reviewing recommendations on recruitment. Oversight of recruitment under FAO Somalia projects;
  • Act as Secretary to the Staff Selection Committee Panel, draft, review and certification of submissions to the O.I.C. or his delegated;
  • Maintain Personnel files and HR documentation ensuring that all personnel information is on file (signed contracts, staff and dependent(s) data, PHF (Personal History Form) and copy of diplomas, UN security-related training requirements are met, medical clearance, etc.);
  • Compile, manage and maintain the annual leave planner and quarterly update;
  • Assisting in the processing of consultancy contracts.
  • Any other assigned duties as required.

    Key performance indicators

    Minimum Requirements

    Education:

  • Secondary school education. Bachelor’s degree will be an advantage.

    Work Experience:

  • Two years experience in Administration and Human Resources Management.

    Languages:

  • Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English, French or Spanish) and working knowledge of the local language(s) is required.

    IT Skills:

  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Exchange) etc. Ability to use accounting software and other information systems and databases to insert data, make enquiries, retrieve/define ad hoc reports and analyses and edit results in appropriate format.

    Office Management Skills:

  • Systematic, well structured and efficient approach to work assignments. Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency. Exercise diligence and care in dealing with records and expenditures.

    Interpersonal Communications and Teamwork Skills:

  • The incumbent must possess a cooperative spirit, flexibility and openness to work in an international environment. Tact and courtesy. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background. High degree of self-motivation and initiative. Willingness to learn and apply new analytical approaches

    To Apply :

    Send your application to:

    Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/08/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available Food and Agriculture Organization NGO Kenyan Jobs.

    E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia [at] fao.org

    Applications must be received by the deadline.

    Late applications will not be considered.

    Deadline For Application: 12th Feb 2014

    Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


    Vacancy Announcment NO: FAO/05/2014

    ICT Assistant

    Under the overall supervision of the FAO Somalia O.i.C, and direct supervision of the FAO Somalia ICT Manager the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • As part of the FAO Somalia Help Desk Team:
  • Ensure day-to-day functionality of all computing resources are in working order and liaise with administration to ensure accessories and consumables are available for timely replacement
  • Upgrade application software to ensure highest productivity and troubleshoot and resolve software problems and assist FAO staff to customize and automate routine tasks.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve internet/e-mail connection connectivity problems and upgrade network hardware and software to ensure utmost productivity.
  • Carry out regular data backup on client and server machines.
  • Support development, testing, error checking and deployment of in-house software.
  • Support development, testing, error checking and deployment of the FAO intranet.
  • Maintain a wireless network for internet connectivity for visitors in selected common and meeting areas ensuring proper usage at all times.
  • Ensure that the software for all security systems and call logging are functioning properly at all times.
  • Ensure that all shared network resources such as printers, plotters, scanners, CD writers, etc are in working order and liaise with administration to ensure all the appropriate back up stock of accessories and consumables are available for timely replacement.
  • Assist staff with software problems and queries, including customizing and automating routine tasks using macros and other built-in features, and upgrade application software as necessary to ensure highest productivity.
  • Change daily data backup tape and escalate failure incidents to the ICT Officer for remedial action.
  • Collect and process antivirus status and logs from clients and servers for the monthly security status report.

    Key performance indicators

    Minimum Requirements

    Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or any ICT related Degree
  • Technical Competencies and Work Experience
  • Two (2) years of IT support experience
  • Ability to develop and implement work plans.
  • Good judgment and ability to organize office work and prepare correspondence on own initiative;
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • Ssystematic and efficient approach to work assignments with good judgment and problem-solving ability;
  • Ability to work under pressure and work extra hours to meet deadlines;
  • Extreme attention to details;

    Languages:

  • Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English, French or Spanish) and working knowledge of the local language (Kiswahili) is required.

    To Apply :

    Send your application to:

    Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/08/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available Food and Agriculture Organization NGO Kenyan Jobs.

    E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia [at] fao.org

    Applications must be received by the deadline.

    Late applications will not be considered.

    Deadline For Application: 12th Feb 2014

    Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


    Vacancy Announcement No: FAO/04/2014

    Driver

    General Description of task(s) and objectives to be achieved

  • Under the overall supervision of the Officer in Charge (O.I.C.) FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the Logistics Officer, the Driver is responsible for driving the Country Office Staff and also provides other transportation related and messenger services for the office. He / she ensures the safety, technical soundness and comfort of the vehicle(s) assigned. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the O.I.C. FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the functional supervisor and performs the following duties:
  • Drive the country office staff and their official visitors on official trips, and drive for the O.I.C. FAO Somalia and his/ her visitors on occasions as necessary.
  • Meet staff and official visitors at the airport; facilitate immigration, customs formalities, hotel check-in, and other local formalities.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, transportation / vehicle related expenditures, vehicle servicing, repairs, etc.
  • Ensure day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s); checks oil, water, battery, tires, etc.; perform minor repairs and timely arrange for any other repairs necessary to keep the vehicle safe and technically sound at all times; maintain the vehicle(s) in clean conditions.
  • Handle local and organizational formalities when involved in an accident; ensure that in this case all organizational and local / country rules, regulations and procedures are followed correctly.
  • Collect and deliver mail, documents, pouches, and other communications / items from and to the country office; go to the post office, airport, government agencies, other UN agencies, institutions, project sites, etc., to take and deliver items and communications; keep records as required.
  • When needed, assist the country office staff in performing simple clerical duties such as making and answering telephone calls, making photocopies, keeping records, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

    Key performance indicators

    Minimum Requirements

    Education:

  • Primary / secondary education. Possession of valid driver’s license.

    Work Experience:

  • Two years of work experience as a driver. Flawless, safe driving record.

    Languages:

  • Good knowledge (level B) of English and working knowledge of the local language (Kiswahili) is required.

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good knowledge of the local driving rules and regulations; skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • A high degree of punctuality and reliability is required.
  • Safe driving manner.
  • Good sense of direction and knowledge of local conditions.
  • Ability to cope with extended working hours.

    To Apply :

    Send your application to:

    Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/08/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available Food and Agriculture Organization NGO Kenyan Jobs.

    E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia [at] fao.org

    Applications must be received by the deadline.

    Late applications will not be considered.

    Deadline For Application: 12th Feb 2014

    Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.

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