Position Title Driver Supervised by Supply Chain Team Leader Logistics Reporting to Supply Chain Team Leader Logistics Duty Station Maiduguri Area of Operation Nigeria Employment Period Three Months with Possibility of Extension Type of Contract (Expat/National/Trainee) National Salary & Benefits NM-J IntroductionDanish Refugee Council assistsÂ refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future.Â We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle.Â In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions.Â We work toward successful integration and â whenever possible â for the fulfillment of the wish to return home.The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Based in Copenhagen (Denmark) and present in forty countries, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-profit-making, politically independent, non-governmental and non-denominational relief organization.Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency. BackgroundDanish Refugee Council (DRC), has had an operational presence in Nigeria since 2015. DRC Nigeria is the largest DRC country mission in the West Africa region and one of the largest DRC country missions globally. Currently, DRC delivers life-saving assistance and protection to vulnerable, conflict-affected populations including internally displaced persons, returnees and host communities in the areas of Peace Building, humanitarian mine action, Economic Recovery, protection, shelter and non-food items (NFI) and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in 20+ Local Government Areas (LGAs) across Borno, and Adamawa states in northeast Nigeria. PurposeThe responsibility of the Driver will be to; drive assigned DRC vehicle safely and efficiently in accordance with DRC policy and national safety rules and regulations. Will be responsible for the vehicle to which he/she will be assigned and the completion of log books and fuel records. Under the supervision of the Supply Chain Team Leader Logistics the Driver shall perform the following under listed duties and responsibilities:Duties and ResponsibilitiesDocumentation Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation.Keep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date:Support the Head Driver 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 all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance by Supervisors.Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journeyEnsure 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 also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle. Vehicle Checks Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after useCheck the vehicle before departing from work.Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the Vehicle Check List and 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 and damage to the vehicle and ensure that he reports them to his supervisor. After consulting a mechanic, the supervisor 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.Driver is to ensure DRC visibility protocols are adhered to at all times. The responsibilities as listed above are in-exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the roleQualificationsEssential: Senior Secondary School Certificate /OND in Relevant field.A Valid driverâs license.Should have 3-5 yearsâ experience of professional driving.Prior experience as a driver in an international NGO (hired or owned fleet), UN agency or private companyAbility to multi-task and work calmly under pressure is essential for this position. Ability to work without or with minimum supervision.A people orientated person who enjoys working in a team.A keen interest in self-development.Ability to work on shift. Desirable: Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.A certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an added advantage.Experience from working in an (I)NGOHolding a certificate (e.g trade certificate) in automobile mechanics is an added advantage
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