Fleet and maintenance Assistant (01 for Buea, 01 for Bamenda), Assistant flotte et maintenance (01 pour Buea, 01 pour Bamenda), International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Fleet and maintenance Assistant (01 for Buea, 01 for Bamenda), Assistant flotte et maintenance (01 pour Buea, 01 pour Bamenda), International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Requisition ID: req26739

Job Title: Fleet and maintenance Assistant (01 for Buea, 01 for Bamenda)

Sector: Transportation

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Buea, Cameroon

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, rebuild and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC is operating in Cameroon since 2016 in the Far North Region delivering lifesaving programming to increase access to water and improving hygiene practices, supporting people to meet their basic needs, and providing GBV response programming for affected communities. Based on the recent humanitarian crisis in the Southwest and Northwest regions of Cameroon IRC is expanding its intervention in this zone to provide humanitarian assistance to affected communities. With its Head/Coordination Office in Yaoundé, the regular sectors in IRC Cameroon are: Environmental Health (EH), Women Protection & Empowerment (WPE), Education and Child protection, Economic Recovery & Development (ERD) and Protection & Rule of Law (PRoL).

  1. Post description

The Transportation and Maintenance Assistant will be responsible for:

1) Develop and maintain mechanisms for managing transportation assets

In conjunction with the program and support teams, make arrangements for vehicle rental, movement plans, assignment, and release of vehicles

In conjunction with the Warehouse, ensure the refueling of vehicles/generators

Contribute to fuel consumption analysis

Ensure that vehicles are in good condition and that routine maintenance operations are carried out according to established maintenance plans; and that they are equipped with emergency and safety features

Ensure that the drivers of the vehicles/motorcycles respect the IRC protocols regarding transport and movements (filling in documents, safety rules…)

2) Oversee the general maintenance activities of the buildings, generators and utilities

Ensure that security Guards complete generator tracking documents correctly

Ensure that the water and electricity installations are functional

Ensure periodic inspections and implementation of any repairs

ensures that all office and guest house and buildings are well maintained

ensures that all assets are in good working order

3) Team management

Supervise the drivers and guards (planning, meetings, leave, follow-up.)

Follow the work done by the day laborers (quality, time sheets…)

4) Reporting

Contribute to internal reports (transportation, maintenance)

Ensure the collection of quality data related to the support activities

Ensure regular communication with the Supply Chain Manager to integrate priorities in the implementation of support activities and programs.

Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor

  1. General

commits to abide by the IRC Code of Conduct and Ethics (the IRC Way) and the Purchasing Procedures and Rules.

Is committed to ensuring the optimal implementation of these policies in his/her work environment.

Is available to perform any other ad hoc task deemed useful by his/her direct supervisor or by the IRC


Be of Cameroonian nationality.

Advanced degree or relevant professional experience and qualification

Knowledge of basic inventory and asset management systems and forms.

Skill in writing small reports

Good mathematical skills.

Good use of computer tools with an emphasis on spreadsheets (Excel).

Experience in driving off-road vehicles in the Buea and Bamenda areas, towns and fields

Experience with an international humanitarian NGO

Be familiar with the management and supervision of a team of drivers or have 1 year experience in a similar position

Familiarization with the Microsoft Package

Fluent in English


Team player

Autonomy in work

Person with strong integrity/probability

Attention to detail.

Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

Problem solving skills.

Good knowledge of the local environment and culture

  1. Composition of the application

Cover letter that clearly explains why you feel you are capable of taking on this position.

Up-to-date resume.

Photocopy of diplomas.

Photocopy of the documents that justify the experience of the candidate (certificate of internship, work certificate, certificates of services rendered …);

Names, functions, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references.

  1. Mode of Application

Applications should be deposited at our office in Buea at Camp-Sic Bokwango Road; in Bamenda at Up Station Governor’s Street or you can apply Online through the Organization’s Website, no later than 20th April 2022.

Application File Must consists of:

Application/Motivation Letter

Updated CV

Academic Credentials

Previous Work Attestations


NB: Only Selected candidates will be contacted. Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Postuler (Apply for the job) sur son site Internet: https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/26739?c=rescue

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