To provide on-going substantive supervision of a team of staff; Provide technical recommendations on fleet management issues and resolve problems with minimal guidance received from the supervisor.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Provide technical assistance in WFP vehicle fleet management including vehicle insurance and vehicle database operation;
Ensure that maintenance of WFP vehicles is affected in a timely and efficient manner, and vehicles are technically ready for operation including insurance documents and drivers;
Establish and maintain monitoring and control systems for all spare parts, lubricants, consumables and tyres issued and their proper utilization;
Ensure that comprehensive lists of necessary spare parts to be purchased are prepared in a timely manner and accurate records of all items used are always maintained;
Report on all works carried out related to WFP vehicles;
Formulate and monitor budget allocations for WFP fleet management purposes;
Maintain liaison with relevant WFP units and service providers / suppliers with respect to the status of procurement, delivery, financial and insurance matters;
Verify accuracy and completeness of all invoices and clear them for further processing and payment;
Ensure that financial data is timely collected, analyzed and entered correctly in WFP corporate system(s); Analyze and resolve discrepancies / irregularities and bring to the attention of the supervisor complex issues;
Analyze all expenditures and recommend potential areas of cost reduction and / or recovery where possible;
Prepare monthly / quarterly / annual reports as required;
Ensure the efficient maintenance of workshop(s) and proper use of WFP vehicles and other related equipment;
Provide overall supervision, training and guidance for staff as required;
Follow up WFP policies and procedures;
Perform other related duties as required.
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives : Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
Be a force for positive change : Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
Make the mission inspiring to our team : Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
Make our mission visible in everyday actions : Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.
Look for ways to strengthen people's skills : Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
Create an inclusive culture : Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
Be a coach & provide constructive feedback : Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
Create an I will / We will spirit : Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.
Encourage innovation & creative solutions : Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
Focus on getting results : Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
Make commitments and make good on commitments : Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
Be Decisive : Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.
Connect and share across WFP units : Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
Build strong external partnerships : Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
Be politically agile & adaptable : Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships : Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfill the needs of internal and external partners.
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Business Support Services & Reporting Applies strong ability to identify country level requirements and develop customer focused solutions and action plans.
Communicates data-based findings in a highly impactful way that is tailored to the audience. Internal Controls & Risk Management Utilises understanding of risk management approaches and internal controls to monitor projects and programmes to confirm regulatory compliance, ensure data integrity and ensure client satisfaction.
Resource Management Monitors trends in staffing and resource usage to anticipate and escalate potential issues to programme leaders and key clients.
Specialised Knowledge in Administrative Services Demonstrates a broad or specialist knowledge of administration best practices, techniques and processes, and a good grasp of WFP standards, processes, and infrastructure in area of responsibility;
applies this to ensure the provision of efficient and effective administration services. Customer Focus Monitors and supervises administrative work against the established standards and protocols for service excellence.
Ensures that customer problems are identified and resolved. OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
Experience utilising computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages in support of fleet management.
Ability to read and study technical manuals. Good knowledge of how vehicles work and how various parts of the vehicle interact with each other;
Knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
At least five years of progressively responsible experience in commercial and light vehicle fleet management support or progressively responsible experience as senior mechanic in a workshop.
At least one year at G5 level or equivalent.