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Driver at Save the Children (Jigawa)


Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria because one in five children in Nigeria dies before their fifth birthday. About 40% of children miss out on school and have to work to survive while nearly 2 million children have lost one or both parents to an AIDS-related disease.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Driver

Ref No: 220000MV
Location: Dutse, Jigawa
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Team: Supply Chain
Post Type: National, full time
Grade: 5

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • Support the program, The driver will be responsible for transporting SCI staff and visitors between office and other locations, as well as equipment’s and materials, also  Maintaining the vehicles, updating log sheet and vehicle report.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: Supply Chain Officer

Key Areas of Accountability
Documentation:

  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation
  • Keep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date:
  • Support the Fleet Assistant with the Vehicle Usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Maintain a valid driver license, registration and valid permits all the time.

Control of Vehicles:

  • Ensure that Line Managers authorize all vehicle journeys in advance.
  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journey
  • Ensure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.
  • Ensure that s/he wears the vehicle safety belt and all passengers wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.

On the Road:

  • Drive all SCI vehicles on the approve speed limit of SCI
  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible.
  • Ensures the safety of passengers at all times
  • Safe transport of all staff, equipment, and materials.

Vehicle Checks:

  • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use
  • Check the vehicle before departing from work.
  • Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the Vehicle Check List, the items listed in the Vehicle Tools, and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order.

Vehicle Defects:

  • A driver is to check for vehicle defects, damage to the vehicle, and ensure that he reports them to his line manager.
  • After consulting a mechanic, the line manager will make the decision as to whether the vehicle should be taken off the road for repair.
  • Report and supervise all maintenance and repair needs of assign vehicle.

Cleanliness & Visibility:

  • The driver is responsible for ensuring that his vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times. The driver is also to keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all rubbish is removed from the vehicle after a journey.
  • The driver is to ensure visibility protocols are adhered to at all times.

Emergency Preparedness and Response:

  • In case of emergency, prepare to contribute to delivery of an appropriate and timely response.

Skills and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • Must have qualified Secondary School Certificate Examination
  • 2 year working experience working as a driver with reputable organizations (INGOs, Corporate, Government)
  • Trade test certificate desirable
  • Experience working in in a relatively insecure location
  • Able to communicate with English and other Nigerian languages
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint at basic level, etc.)
  • Experience as a mechanic or auto-electrician highly desirable.
  • Possession of valid driving licence
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.

Behaviours (Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Hold self-accountable o vehicle management and records.
  • Achieving and role modelling SCI values.

Ambition:

  • Set ambitious and challenging goals.
  • Take responsibility of personal development.

Collaboration:

  • Build and Maintain effective relationship with the team and colleagues
  • Value diversity and good listener and easy to talk.
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners.

Creativity:

  • Develop new innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline  9th February, 2022.


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