UNICEF Transport Assistant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

UNICEF Transport Assistant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children.

To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

How can you make a difference?

  • Under the supervision of the Administrative Officer/NOA, within the Administrative Shared Services for Kenya Country Office and Regional Office, the post manages transport services which include dispatch of office vehicles, fuel management and processing all invoices related to transport services.
  • Receives requests for transport from RO and KCO and assigns appropriate means of transport from the UNICEF vehicle pool or outsourced car hire based on the most cost-effectiveness within the set standards operations procedures.
  • Brings to the attention of the supervisor any abnormalities in the use of transport paid for by the organisation and proposes corrective measures.
  • Makes hotel reservations and necessary logistic arrangements for conferences /workshops related to RO and KCO activities.
  • Supervises a pool of UNICEF drivers and follow-up on the usage of office vehicles, ensures that drivers are fully conversant and adhere to UNICEF driving rules and procedures for their safety and that of their authorised passengers.
  • Liaise with relevant staff in charge of vehicles repair and maintenance to ensure that any defect is timely reported and repaired and that vehicles and serviced as per recommended schedule.
  • Manages fuel and generate monthly fuel consumption per vehicle and brings to the attention of supervisor and Administrative Specialist any abnormality on the consumption pattern of any vehicle.
  • Process for payment all invoices related to transport services.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by supervisor for the achievement of office objectives

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…


  • Secondary School Education or A level.


  • At least 5 (five) years of experience in general administrative work.

    Language requirement:

  • Knowledge of English and a local language (Swahili) is an asset.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • The technical competencies required for this post are Planning and Organizing and Following Instructions and Procedures
  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
  • UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
  • UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 7th November,2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Transport Assistant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

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