Transport Assistant (Technician) - EUPM Moldova

Transport Assistant (Technician) - EUPM Moldova

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The European Union Partnership Mission in the Republic of Moldova (EUPM Moldova), is part of the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), which enables the Union to take a leading role in peace-keeping operations, conflict prevention and in strengthening of international security. It is an integrated part of the EU's comprehensive approach towards crisis management, drawing on civilian experts as well as experts from the police and other areas.

EUPM Moldova was established on 24th April 2023 by the Council of the European Union in response to
a request from the Moldovan Government to the EU to support the Moldovan authorities in contribute to enhancing the resilience of the security sector of the Republic of Moldova in the areas of crisis management and hybrid threats, including cybersecurity and countering foreign information manipulation and interference.

EUPM Moldova Headquarters is currently located in Chisinau and is progressively increasing its presence in the host country. In this perspective, EUPM Moldova is looking for Local National Staff to support its operations in Moldova.

The EU strives for improved gender balance in CSDP operations in compliance with UNSCR 1325.

General Requirements & Eligibility

Applicants should:

  • Enjoy full civil rights and do not have criminal record (a certificate will be required before any employment offer);
  • Be in possession of Moldovan citizenship and/or of a valid residence and work permits according
  • to Moldovan laws;
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties relating to the post (a medical certificate will be required before any employment offer);
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed on him/her by the laws concerning military service.

Only applications provided on the official EUPM Moldova application form will be accepted (please download it from this website)
The application form must be filled in English
Application form to be submitted in as a MS Word document (No PDF or JPEG will be accepted).
Rename the file with the post number, name: e.g. MDAL03_Family name _First name.
Application submission deadline: May 13th 2024, 17:00 Chisinau time.
Submitted files will not be returned.

EUPM Moldova retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description.

E-mail Address to send the Job Application Form to:

Information: For more information relating to selection and recruitment, please contact EUPM Moldova:

Position Code: MDAL 07
Position Title: Transport Assistant (Technician)
Department/Unit: Mission Support Department/Logistics and Transport Unit
Location: Chișinău
Post Group (Local Staff): III

The Transport Assistant (Technician) will report to the International Transport Officer. As part of the Logistics and Transport Unit, s/he will contribute to the efficient and effective accomplishment of the assigned tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Transport Assistant (Technician) will be required, in accordance with the EUPM Mandate, Code of Conduct and the General Service Conditions for locally recruited Staff members, to perform the following tasks:

  • Follow up on service routines for vehicles, monthly checks and corresponding reports as instructed by the Line Manager;
  • Conduct constant vehicle inspections (technical check-up, body inspection, equipment, documentation etc.) to keep vehicle fleet in safe operating condition;
  • Implement preventive approach with regards to the vehicle maintenance in order to anticipate breakdowns;
  • Perform the confirmation that vehicle fleet is operational;
  • Inform about the required external services to vehicles;
  • Produce reports concerning vehicle damages and vehicles recovery;
  • Participate in the transport management system which incorporates controls of mileage, fuel consumption, damages to the vehicles, road accidents and insurance coverage;
  • Assist in coordination and supervision of storage, allocation and distribution, consumption and assessment of future needs as concerns fuel, vehicles and related equipment;
  • Conduct the physical inventory of the vehicle consumables/accessories/equipment;
  • Ensure proper recording of the installed vehicle spare parts/equipment/consumables;
  • Participate in the training activities related to the area of responsibility;
  • Observing deadlines and achieving results;
  • Allocate appropriate amount of time for completing work;
  • Ensure that files and documentation related to assigned duties are maintained;
  • Ensure accuracy and comprehensive policies and guidelines to the vehicles and transportation aspects;
  • Handle information with confidentiality and discretion;
  • General driving duties, involving light vehicles (4WD and mini vans);
  • Perform driving and transportation services (people, documents and cargo);
  • Complete the necessary transport-related documentation;
  • Strictly comply with instructions as issued by the Transport Officer;
  • Assist in the distribution of vehicle equipment and supplies throughout the Mission area by complying with the instructions of the Transport Officer;
  • When requested, to perform duties in smart attire (black suit, white shirt and tie);
  • Translate short texts from Romanian or Russian to English;
  • Draft letters, minutes or justification notes;
  • Perform any other related task as requested by his/her Line Manager.

Qualifications and experience

Eligibility criteria:

  • Enjoy full civil rights and do not have criminal record;
  • Be in possession of Moldovan citizenship and/or of a (still) valid residence and work permits according to Moldovan laws;
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties relating to the post;
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed on him/her by the laws concerning military service;
  • After having obtained the secondary education diploma, at least two (2) years of relevant and proven full-time professional experience;
  • Valid driving license category B, including clean driving history.

Essential criteria:

  • Fluency in English, Romanian and Russian, both oral and written;
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties relating to the post;
  • Outstanding knowledge of Chisinau area and good geographical knowledge of Republic of Moldova;
  • Solid mechanical skills on vehicles;
  • Flexibility in the execution of tasks beyond regular duty hours, on weekends, and ability to work independently
  • Strong driving skills (incl. winter driving, parking, towing, highway driving);
  • Computer skills, knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office Suite. Additional advantageous assets:
  • Professional experience in an EU and/or International environment;
  • Experience of working in an intercultural environment, with respect of diversity;
  • First Level University degree in Automotive Engineering;
  • Valid driving license categories C1, C, D;
  • Professional experience of working at a workshop as a mechanic.

Personality assets:

  • Have a strong sense of initiative, responsibility and autonomy;
  • Flexibility in the execution of tasks and ability to work independently;
  • Ability to build productive and cooperative working relationships with other mission members;
  • Ability to deal helpfully and courteously with people, including outside contacts;
  • Positive attitude towards work.

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