Driver at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) - 2 Openings

Job Description

  • Job Title Driver Danish Refugee

Description

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income-generating activities, and a wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervised By: Supply Chain Team Leader, Logistics
Reporting to: Supply Chain Team Leader, Logistics
Employment Period: Five Months with Possibility of Extension
Type of Contract (Expat/National/Trainee): National
Slots: 2
Background


Danish 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.


Purpose


The 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 Responsibilities
Documentation:


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 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 also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.


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 and the items listed in the Vehicle Tools and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order.


Documentation:


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 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 also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.


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 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.


Others:


Ensure that all vehicles comply with the Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS).
Any other duty assigned to him / her by the supervisor.


Qualifications
Essential:


Senior Secondary School Certificate / OND in Relevant field.
A Valid driver’s license.
Should have 3-5 years’ experience of professional driving.
Prior experience as a driver in an international NGO (hired or owned fleet), UN agency or private company
Ability 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)NGO
Holding a certificate (e.g trade certificate) in automobile mechanics is an added advantage.


We Offer


Contract length:  4 months with possibility of extension
Level: MM-J 
Start date: Mid - August 2022.

Application Closing Date
7th August, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note


All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.
Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-family referees, where 1 must be for the most recent employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
Applications should be addressed to: The Hiring Manager.
Typed physical applications can be submitted at DRC Maiduguri Office.
Only applications accompanied with cover letter that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV - only applications will not be considered.
Applications will be reviewed on rolling bases due to the urgency, therefore a candidate who closely meets the requirements maybe selected before the above deadline.
Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
   
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