REPORTS TO: Human Resource Manager
Twinning for Health Support Initiative, Nigeria (THSI-N) was established by the American International Health Alliance (AIHA) as its local Nigerian partner organization. THSI-N received its Certificate of Incorporation by the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission in February 2014 with the following objectives:
SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:
Twinning for Health Support Initiative Nigeria (THSI-N) seeksa driver to assist THSI-N to fulfill their mission of working for the well-being of children by providing safe driving support and general administration and logistical work. The driver reports to the Human Resource Manager and works closely with the Executive Director, the HR, and other Managers and in and out of Enugu.
Drive vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested by management.
Maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests.
Ensure punctuality and safe transport;
Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards.
Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty
Car Security & Maintenance
Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications
Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, prepare vehicle spare parts inventory
Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month
Assist the Admin Officer to ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule
Prepare budget plan for vehicle
Assist in the purchase of new vehicles as required
Car Logbook maintenance
Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc.;
Participate in the teambuilding of THSI-N and contribute to the development and promotion of THSI-N values culture and learning approach as required.
Relationship Building & Representation
Establish appropriate information-sharing relationships with staff in similar positions within other NGOs and car leasing companies
Manage THSI-N relationship with car leasing companies ensuring driving
standards, passenger safety requirements and driver courtesy and punctuality is achieved.
This is a full-time position with regular and extensive travel to THSI-N’s program areas (maximum 80% of time for driving).
The successful candidate will be offered a one year contract. Salary will be set according to experience and qualifications, in accordance with THSI-N’s salary scale.
Other working conditions and benefits are outlined in THSI-N’s HR
PERSONAL QUALITIES, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Understanding of transportation law
Good traffic judgment
Good knowledge about car mechanics
Excellent driving skills
Flexible, effective team work and interpersonal skills
Good communication skills
Good in communicating in English
Minimum 5 years’ experience as driver with good driving record
Effective communication with internal and external staff
Experience with driving to remote locations on project field trips and driving off the road in difficult conditions
Willing to work long and irregular hours, shift duty and on public holidays as Required
Willing to take regular and extensive travel to THSI-N’s project areas in Provinces
Commitment to the aims of THSI-N
Discreet and respectful of confidentiality
Senior School Certificate holder
Valid driving license Level
Holder of qualification in Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs may be an added advantage.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; stoop; reach with hands and arms; balance; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.