Job Opening

Posting Title: TRANSPORT ASSISTANT (Carlog), G5
Department/Office: United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Duty Station: NAQOURA
Posting Period: 09 August 2021 - 07 September 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Transportation-UNIFIL-161235-R-Naqoura (M)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in Transport Section , United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Chief Transport Officer or his/her designate.


Within delegated authority and depending on location, the Transport Assistant (Carlog) may be responsible for the following duties:

Responsible for the maintenance and establishment of the carlog/computer network;
Troubleshoots the Carlog/Fuellog computer network/vehicle carlog system;
Assists in identifying suitable locations for the expansion of the Carlog network;
Assists in updating computer network diagram and the Carlog duty book;
Installs, configures and programmes Carlog system components to Mission vehicles/equipment in accordance with the manufacturer standards and UN requirements;
Generates reports from Carlog system for vehicle usage such as driver/vehicle detailed reports, speeding reports, vehicles operational log reports, acceleration/declaration report, curfew times, liberty use and end drive speedgraph;
Tests the speed of the vehicle to much the rmp;
Reports to Carlog Unit Manager about defective Carlog parts for replacement;
Identify Defects and tampering of Carlog device and reports to Carlog Administrator;
Resets the Carlog System for next service after 5,000 km;
Maintains a key cabinet with the individual Carlog MCU by-pass keys with log book for key movement and vehicle by-passed record indicating driver's name, vehicle's name, date by-passed, date activated, justification for by-pass;
Trains new national staff on Carlog technical aspects;
Enters work-order data into UMOJA as required;
Identifies Carlog items thought the electronic inventory system UMOJA, checks the available stock in the shelves and UMOJA data to ensure accuracy;
Perform other duties, as required.


•Professionalism: Knowledge of practices and procedures for large volume transportation operations in the field. Knowledge of UN financial rules and regulations. Demonstrate use of initiative and ability to make appropriate linkages in work requirements i.e ability to troubleshoot problems as well as demonstrate comprehension of techniques and skills to handle difficult technical tasks and achieve good results, assess impact on transport operations and anticipate next steps; Ability to gather information from standard sources e.g fleet management systems and produce reports; Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

•Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify,
and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

•Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from
others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcoming.


High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Work Experience

A minimum of 5 years of experience in practical/hand-on experience as a vehicle mechanic is required.
Knowledge of electrical components and fleet management system is required.
A minimum of one year experience in maintaining a fleet management system network , troubleshooting, or generating reports from the fleet management system is desirable.
Experience in United Nations operations is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise, which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

Recruitment against this position is on a local basis; applicants in the General Service category shall meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country (Lebanon), including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations. If you fulfill the visa and work permit stipulations for Lebanon, please specify in your cover letter and attach a copy of your visa and work permit under 'attachments" of your application in Inspira.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

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