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Vehicle fleet manager

01-04-2013 Job Opportunity Ref. fd-vfm

Location: Field

Your task

The ICRC vehicle fleet manager supervises the road transport movements in the infrastructure of delegations, sub-delegations and local offices. In addition to maintenance and planning of the vehicles (both trucks, heavy-duty 4x4 and light cars), he/she should also be the guardian of good usage and knowledge of the vehicles by the users.
Management and maintenance of generators is also part of his/her duties. He/she is the responsible to technically recruit, manage and train technicians (mechanics), assistants and drivers. Dealing with local authorities for vehicles registrations, insurances and accidents, he/she is the focal point of delegations road movements.

Selection requirements

  • ideal age: 30 to 50
  • prepared to accept unaccompanied postings for the first two missions (minimum 12 months each)
  • excellent command of English and French
  • post-secondary qualification or recognized certificate in light and heavy vehicles technology
  • sound theoretical and practical knowledge of 3 phases current
  • developed administrative knowledge in vehicle management
  • logistic skills for transport setup
  • driving licence (category C-E would be an asset)
  • fully conversant with IT tools (and fleet management software)

Your profile

  • strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • responsible and possessing sound judgement
  • capable of working in a team
  • able to and interested in training and supervising others
  • able to work under pressure in a dangerous environment
  • strong technical and management interest in vehicle industry

What we offer

  • an opportunity to practise your profession in a setting of humanitarian endeavour
  • a multicultural working environment
  • a very broad and motivating working environment
  • opportunities for in-house, in-service training
  • generous social benefits

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