Position Title Driver x2 Supervised by Supply chain Manager Reporting to Supply Chain Manager Duty Station Abuja Area of Operation Nigeria Employment Period 12 months Wished start date ASAP (possibility for extension) Type of Contract (Expat/National/Trainee) National Salary & Benefits Non-Management J IntroductionThe Danish Refugee Council (DRC) assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home.1. 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 armed violence reduction, humanitarian mine action, livelihoods, nutrition and food security, protection, shelter and non-food items (NFI) and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in 30+ Local Government Areas (LGAs) across Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states in northeast Nigeria.2. PurposeThe driver is responsible for safely and efficiently operating company vehicles to transport passengers, goods, or materials to designated locations. The driver must adhere to traffic rules and regulations, prioritize safety at all times, and ensure the timely and secure transportation of individuals or items 3. Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities: Safely and responsibly operate Organization’s vehicle depending on the assigned task.Transport passengers to designated locations in a timely manner, following predetermined routes or as directed.Load and unload goods or materials onto the vehicle, ensuring proper handling and securing of the items to prevent damage or loss during transit.Perform routine inspections of the vehicle before and after each trip, checking for any damages, defects, or maintenance needs, and report any issues to the appropriate supervisor.Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of the vehicle's interior and exterior.Adhere to traffic rules, regulations, and Organisation policies to ensure safe and defensive driving practices at all times.Monitor traffic conditions, adjust routes if necessary, and use navigation tools to optimize travel time.maintain a professional demeanor when interacting with passengersAssist with loading and unloading passengers, including individuals with special needs, ensuring their safety and comfort.Follow any specific instructions or requirements related to the transportation task, such as delivering goods to specific addresses or obtaining signatures for proof of delivery.Keep accurate records of mileage, fuel consumption, and any incidents or accidents that occur during the course of duty.Follow scheduled maintenance plans and promptly report any vehicle malfunctions or required repairs to the appropriate Staff.Adhere to all relevant safety regulations, including the proper use of seat belts, safety equipment, and adherence to speed limits.Stay updated on road conditions, traffic reports, and potential detours or construction sites that may affect travel plans.Maintain a professional appearance and behavior when representing the company in public. Other Monitor and report any irregularities with the VehiclesAny other duties as assigned by the supervisor. The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.4. Required Qualifications i. Essential Proven qualifications in safe drivingProven experience as a driver, preferably in a professional setting4 years of relevant work experience in transportation, mechanics, logistics, and operations.Valid driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle(s) to be operated(SUVs).Good command of English and Nigerian languagesGood knowledge of the Abuja map and routesStrong knowledge of vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting Ability to communicate in English, both written and orally.Experience with international governmental and non-governmental organizations.Must be in good physical health.Excellent driving skills and the ability to handle various road and weather conditions. ii. Desirable Languages: (indicate fluency level) Able to communicate in spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages. iii. Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.) Minimum OND or equivalent5. Required Skills & Qualities Core Competencies of DRC: Striving for excellenceCollaborationTaking the leadCommunicationDemonstrating IntegrityAbility to work in a multinational and multicultural environmentExcellent writing, proof-reading, and communication skillsExcellent organizational and multi-tasking skillsStrong ability to adapt, take initiative and work in a multicultural environmentInterest for humanitarian sector and donor’s environmentListening, analytical and synthesis skillsExcellent communication skills, as well as patience and politenessExemplary sense of ethics in the workplace 6. General Regulations The employee shall follow DRC instructions on safety, confidentiality and ethical guidelines, including the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Accountability FrameworkEmployee should not engage in any other paid activity during the DRC contract period without prior authorizationEmployee should not engage in any activity that could harm DRC or the implementation of any project during the DRC contract periodEmployee should not give interviews to the media or publish project-related photos or other material without prior authorizationEmployee shall return all borrowed equipment for the project to DRC after the end of the contract period or upon request 7. Application ProcessAre you interested? Then apply for this position on line: www.drc.dk/about-drc/vacancies/currentvacancies. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.NOTE: Hard copies CV’s can be submitted at DRC Abuja Office.Applications close on the 3rd of August 2023, at 11:59 pm GMT. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.Due to the urgency of the position, DRC has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above date.
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