Driver at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) July, 2022

Job Description

  • Job Title Driving

Experience

Description


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 amp; 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 driverrsquo;s license.

  • Should have 3-5 yearsrsquo; 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 amp; willing to work in a remote setting amp; 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.


   
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