Position details

Vacancy id VAC-7602
Job title VAC-7602 Workshop Supervisor
Location Ethiopia
Apply by 31-Jul-2022
Start date 01-Aug-2022
Duration 1 year
Number of vacancies 10
Qualification Diploma in / Completed a full course at a technical college in Auto Mechanics or Electricians (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 10 Years year/s of demonstrable relevant Administration experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 10 Years year/s of experience in Africa (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements. In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.

Responsible for the Workshop supervision of all WFP workshop activity in the Area Office and co-ordinate these activities in accordance to the Procedures,

Role objectives

 Under the direct supervision of immediate supervisor and in co-ordination with all Fleet staff, the incumbent shall perform the following duties:


  • Supervise scheduled maintenance & repair, overhaul, reconditioning, modifications, in a most efficient manner with the objective to ensure that all vehicles are maintained to a high standard and roadworthy condition.

  • Assist in the forecasting and requisitioning of spare parts: preparation of orders for spare parts/tires and materials required for the operation and submit these requests for the approval of the Workshop Manager. 

  • Carefully record and maintain an inventory list of all tools & workshop equipment.

  • Provide oversight and supervision to all staff and ensure that the work is carried out to a satisfactory standard as required by the Organisation; including time-keeping and completion of timesheets.

  • Investigate means to constantly reduce the operational costs of the Fleet pertaining to maintenance activities.

  • Responsible for the supervision of tyres management which include maintenance practices, controlling mechanisms and performance monitoring.     

  • Ensure that minimum health and safety requirements are met in full, together with considerations for environmental needs.

  • Responsible to ensure that all staff (persons reporting) carry out their duties in accordance to their Job Descriptions set.

  • Share experiences gained with other staff members and strive towards creating good team building and harmonious atmosphere.

  • Travel occasionally, as required by the Organisation.

  • Will perform any other duties as requested by immediate supervisor.

Project reporting

Liaise and co-operate with all other employees within Fleet and all units within the Organisation with particular emphasis on the Logistics section.

Key competencies

Will ensure that all vehicles and equipment are washed, cleaned and lubricated in a most efficient way ensuring the high standard as required by the organization and within the specified times as established

Team management


Further information


Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.