Fleet Officer
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Beira, Mozambique
há 2 dias

Background

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with .

As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Organizational Context

  • The Secretariat’s headquarters is organized into four main Business Groups in Geneva, and five Business Groups in the field, namely;
  • Americas (Panama City); Africa (Nairobi); Asia / Pacific (Kuala Lumpur); Europe (Budapest); Middle East and North Africa (Beirut).

    The Africa Regional Office is organized in Country Cluster Support Teams (CCST) covering the National Societies in Eastern Africa, Indian Ocean Islands and Djibouti, Southern Africa, West Coast, Sahel and Central Africa as well as Country Offices in Sudan, Republic of South Sudan, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Niger and Central Africa.

    The Southern Africa Country Cluster office supports 9 South Africa, Malawi, Mozambique, Eswatini, Lesotho, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

    Mozambique was hit by two category 4 tropical cyclones (Idai and Kenneth) in one season. Mozambique National Disaster Management Institute (INGC) indicated that 1.

    5 million people were affected, including more than 140,000 people displaced many sheltered across 139 evacuation centres, spontaneous settings and makeshift shelters at peak emergency moment.

    Some 603 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the cyclone, according to the most recent reports issued by INGC.

    At the same time, more than 1,600 people were injured, and more than 230,000 houses were damaged and destroyed. Tropical Cyclone Idai has also affected Mozambique’s food security and livelihoods in the long term, due to extensive damage to standing crops immediately before the harvest season due in the months of March-April as well as loss of seeds and tools .

    The entire southern Africa region has been facing the effects of the ongoing El Niño with below-average cumulative rainfall and abnormally high temperatures for the 2018 / 19 season.

    The whole southern Africa region has suffered from sustained drought in recent years. Nearly one month later, cyclone Kenneth has hit Northern Mozambique’s coastal province of Cabo Delgado.

    The cyclone Kenneth has left destructions of houses, standing crops and key installations. The assessment report indicates that over 37,000 houses either have been damaged or destroyed.

    IFRC has revised Emergency Appeal to assist households affected by cyclone Kenneth. IFRC has launched an Emergency Appeal on 19 March for CHF 31 million which was revised on 06 May for CHF 32 million to assist 172,500 people affected by cyclones Idain and Kenneth for 24 months.

    The Emergency Appeal operation focuses on shelter, livelihoods and basic needs, health, WATSAN, protection, gender and Inclusion and Disaster Risk Reduction and national society capacity strengthening in emergency.

    Job Purpose

    The Fleet Officer under the direct Supervision and the guidance of the Logistics Delegate and in close collaboration with the Administration Officer, will facilitate and coordinate the fleet management activities and will ensure the optimal use of the vehicle fleet in the Country and into the fields.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The Fleet Officer will :

  • Ensure that all vehicles in Country are registered, insured and have valid documentation that allows them to operate in accordance with the rules of the land.
  • Ensure that vehicles are well maintained and serviced timeously in line with IFRC regulations.
  • Ensure that vehicle files are readily available, and all information therein is up to date.
  • Ensure that all logbooks are adequately filled and submitting logbook information to the Regional Fleet Officer on a Monthly basis.
  • Advising on preventative and repairs of vehicles in order to ensure maximum life span on vehicles.
  • Assist in driver recruitment and training.
  • Advise Logistics Delegate of all legislation changes and ensuring compliance therewith.
  • Update all the information to fleetwave adequately.
  • Education

  • University degree or Diploma in relevant Area or equivalent knowledge
  • Professional qualification in Mechanic, in Fleet and Transportation management (preferred)
  • Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of practical experience
  • Experience in working for the Red Cross / Red Crescent
  • Knowledge, skills and languages

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Proficient in basic computer software programmes (Windows, spreadsheets, word-processing)
  • Valid driving license for light vehicles (manual gears)
  • Skills in training and developing staff
  • Advanced knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Language

  • Fluently spoken and written English
  • Fluently spoken and written Portuguese
  • Competencies and values

  • Teamwork
  • Integrity and Personal Conduct
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Initiative and Direction
  • Ability to meet deadline
  • Comments

    The Federation is an equal opportunity employer.

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