UNECA Transport Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNECA Transport Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNECA Ethiopia looking for “Transport Assistants”.

Applicants with a High school diploma may apply on or before 24th February, 2024.

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN’s five regional commissions, ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development. Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges.

The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 07th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Transport Assistant to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNECA Job Vacancy 2024

Job Responsibilities:

Within delegated authority, the transport assistant will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in drafting various routine correspondence and responses to queries.
  • Assist in maintaining office records and establishing reference files on various subjects for the office.
  • Maintains logbooks and records on assigned vehicles.
  • Assists drivers in the preparation of overtime claims, accidents, and other reports.
  • Processes requests for office supplies.
  • Processes and obtains on behalf of the staff: UN plate numbers, driver’s licenses, vehicle insurance, and roadworthiness certificates.
  • Follows up on all vehicle-related requests, permits, and documents with various Transport Authorities.
  • Conducts daily checks to ensure the mechanical soundness and overall cleanliness of the assigned vehicle(s) prior to operating, by verifying and undertaking checks of the following: petrol, oil, and water levels, electrical system, brakes, tyre pressure, and condition.
  • Reports vehicle problems for appropriate action.
  • Maintains records (logs) of all journeys/trips.
  • Delivers vehicles to garages and workshops for periodic maintenance, servicing, and other required repair work.
  • Arranges and oversees roadworthiness tests for official vehicles.
  • Provide transportation services to the UNDCO Regional Director and Deputy Regional Director for Africa, DCO colleagues, and other visiting UN staff and visitors.
  • Submits requests for VIP arrangements for the Regional Director during official missions to the ECA Protocol.
  • Liaise with colleagues in the Transport Management Sub-Unit to ensure that all documents are availed.
  • Assist the team with processing the issuance/renewal of Ethiopian residence visas to DCO colleagues.
  • Delivers miscellaneous documents to embassies, government offices, and other locations.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Transport Assistant
  • Job Opening ID: 226473
  • Job Network : Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain
  • Job Family : Transportation
  • Category and Level : General Service and Related Categories, G-4
  • Duty Station : ADDIS ABABA
  • Department/Office : Economic Commission for Africa
  • Date Posted : Jan 26, 2024
  • Deadline : Feb 24, 2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • A minimum of a high school diploma and a third-grade driving license is required.


  • A minimum of three years of driving and transport-related experience is required
  • Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans and other kinds of motorized vehicles, and operating handheld radios (walkie-talkies) are required.
  • Clear concise, communication and drafting skills are desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in either language,
  • English or French is required. Knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable.

How to Apply UNECA Transport Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/226473?language=en

The Closing Date: 24th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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