Fresher Administration (Facilities) Assistant UN Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: T/003/01/19
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy Temp/003/2019
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
Associate Fleet Management Specialist
About UNHCR:
The Office of the
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14,
1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute
of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead
and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent
solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and
well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness,
as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the
Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary:  The Administration (Facilities) Assistant is responsible for the upkeep and
maintenance of all gensets, buildings and prefabs as per technical guidance and
specifications established by the organisation. The incumbent will be required
to follow strict instructions, safety and security guidance provided by the
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure that all organizational gensets are in serviceable conditions
  • Compile monthly fuel consumption report for all gensets
  • Perform daily physical checks for oil, water, battery, and ensure
    that all organizational gensets are maintained in accordance with the
    established security, safety, environmental standards
  • Record daily generator running hours, fuel consumption, oil changes,
    service dates, etc.
  • Ensure that operational stock level or strategic fuel level is
    maintained at all times
  • Perform minor electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs
  • The incumbent will inspect buildings and prefabs to determine
    functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repairs and making
  • Replace light bulbs
  • Pick up supplies and deliver supplies and materials
  • Follow all applicable safety rules and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as required
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Organizational gensets, prefabs and facilities are properly
    maintained and equipped as per technical guidance and specifications
    established by UNHCR
  • Follow security and safety regulations, and pay special attention to
    the environment

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Administration
    (Facilities) Assistant job placement should have completed post-primary
    education or equivalent technical or vocational education
  • At least two years of previous job experience relevant to the
  • Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing and genset management is
  • Good knowledge of English and knowledge of local language
  • Mechanical, electrical, plumbing and generator management skills
  • Ability to work in remote areas
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends
How to Apply:
All interested
Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the
link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job
Deadline: 21st March 2019
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