Consultant – Fleet Management at World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant – Fleet Management

Ref No: 2301110
Location: Anywhere, Off-site – Home based.
Contractual Arrangement: External consultant
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 6 months
Organization: HQ/WFS Fleet Services
Schedule: Full-time
Expected duration of contract: 6 months.

Purpose of Consultancy

  • To advise on cost-efficient transport solutions, with reduced environmental impact.


  • A number of projects such as the revision of the road safety policy or the evaluation of the current Fleet Management System will require dedicated resources to come to fruition before the end of 2023. This proposed consultancy will provide support to the WFS team to advance specific projects as described in the work to be performed.


  • Develop the RFP process to identify service providers for the following projects:
    • Revision of WHO’s road safety policy.
    • Evaluation of existing Fleet Management System and related hardware.
    • (Expected by 30 July 2023).
  • /Support the pilot of the UN FLEET leasing services for selected WHO offices:
    • Develop vehicle replacement plans for the pilot countries.
    • Develop and deliver communication materials to brief WHO offices to place lease requests.
    • Develop value for money analysis for pilot countries.
    • Liaise with service provider to upgrade the Fleet Management System to record, monitor and report on leased vehicles.
    • (Expected by 30 July 2023).
  • Plan and organise the annual WFS workshop in Q4 2023:
    • Develop the concept note and agenda for the workshop.
    • Collaborate with regional offices to identify participants to take part in the workshop and prepare the list of participants.
    • Collaborate with GCT Tunis to identify the workshop location and for GCT to organise travel and accommodation of participants.
    • Prepare communication and training materials to be used during the workshop.
    • (Expected by 30 July 2023).
  • Support the roll out of the WHO Fleet Management System (Tracpoint) in coordination with Fleet Management System provider (TerraMar) and WHO offices including:
    • Access permission for Tracpoint users.
    • Trouble shoot any hardware or software issues reported by WHO offices.
    • Provide training and helpdesk support to WHO staff to order, install and uninstall VTS.
    • Maintain the inventory of VTS up to date and immediately report to TerraMar any non-reporting or lost trackers.
  • Support WHO offices to set up and implement the Transport Booking System (TBS).
    • Brief WHO offices on the steps required to access and use the TBS.
    • Provide access to users of the TBS.
    • Provide user help.
    • Collect feedback from users and compile list of enhancements and new features to be developed.
    • Liaise with service provider to develop and test new features.
    • Develop communication materials and brief users on new features.
    • (Expected by 30 July 2023).
  • Make projections and reconcile Tracpoint license fees for each WHO office, facilitate back charging process with WHO administration and ensure payment of invoices.
    • (Expected by 15 July 2023).
  • Provide weekly reports and quarterly analysis on status of compliance of WHO offices with WHO road safety and vehicle management policy.
    • (Expected by 30 April and 30 July 2023).
  • Take active part in weekly meetings and monthly workshops with various stakeholders (e.g. WFS team, WHO offices, providers, partner agencies).
  • Produce a monthly report showing the activities and impact of the consultant’s activities including recommendations for follow up.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Languages
Educational Qualifications:

  • First University Degree in a Business-related field.


  • At least 7 years’ experience in UN organizations, international institutions or NGOs in logistics and field operations.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with procurement and asset management.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Fleet Management.

Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Ability to prioritize and organize according to need in a multidisciplinary and multinational environment.
  • Ability to “think out of the box” and to make innovative proposals related to fleet management.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and ability to convene stakeholders and facilitate coordination.
  • Tact, discretion and ability to promote consensus.
  • In-depth knowledge of emergency relief policies and practices within the UN, other UN Specialized Agencies, donor agencies, national and international NGOs.
  • Knowledge and experience in UN field operations, including logistics in a public health context, national disaster prevention and preparedness programs.

Languages required:

  • Expert knowledge of English.


  • Intermediate knowledge of French.


  • The consultant is expected to travel. Time and destination to be decided.

Remuneration and Budget (travel costs are excluded):

  • Band level B – USD 7000 – 9,980 per month.
  • Living expenses (A living expense is payable to on-site consultants who are internationally recruited): N/A

Application Closing Date
20th February, 2023 11:59:00 PM.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Additional Information

  • This vacancy notice may be used to identify candidates for other similar consultancies at the same level.
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • If your candidature is retained for interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
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  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.
  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
  • Consultants shall perform the work as independent contractors in a personal capacity, and not as a representative of any entity or authority. The execution of the work under a consultant contract does not create an employer/employee relationship between WHO and the Consultant.
  • WHO shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any taxes, duties, social security contributions or other contributions payable by the Consultant. The Consultant shall be solely responsible for withholding and paying any taxes, duties, social security contributions and any other contributions which are applicable to the Consultant in each location/jurisdiction in which the work hereunder is performed, and the Consultant shall not be entitled to any reimbursement thereof by WHO.


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