Job Vacancies at Save The Children - 14 April, 2022

Job Description



Job ID: 19000288

Location: Abuja

Location: Ogoja, Cross River

Grade: 5

Team: Supply Chain Unit

Post Type: National, full time

Employee Status: Permanent

Reports to: Logistics Assistant

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3- The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • Support the program, The driver will be responsible for transporting SCI staff and visitors between office and other locations, as well as equipmentrsquo;s and materials, also maintaining the vehicles, updating log sheet and vehicle report.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist in ensuring that sub grantees (CSOs) have clear roles and responsibilities, and a strong understanding of all of Donorrsquo;s and Save the Childrenrsquo;s regulations and policies, especially the core policies such as; Child Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct, Fraud amp; dishonesty policies, Anti-bribery and corruption policy and whistle blowing policy.


  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation

  • Keep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date:

  • Support the Fleet Assistant 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 Line Managers.

  • 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.

On the Road:

  • Drive all SCI vehicles on the approve speed limit of SCI

  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible.

  • Ensures the safety of passengers at all times

  • Safe transport of all staff, equipment, and materials

Vehicle Checks:

  • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use

  • Check the vehicle before departing from work.

  • Upon taking over a vehicle, check that items listed in the Vehicle Check List and the items listed in the Vehicle Tools and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order

Vehicle Defects:

  • Check for vehicle defects, damage to the vehicle, and ensure reports are made to the line manager. After consulting a mechanic, the line manager will make the decision of taking the vehicle 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/her 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 each journey

  • The driver is to ensure visibility protocols are adhered to at all times

Emergency Preparedness and Response:

  • In case of emergency, prepare and contribute to delivery of an appropriate and timely response.

Skills amp; Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Must have qualified Secondary School Certificate Examination

  • 2 year working experience working as a driver with reputable organizations (INGOs, Corporate, Government)

  • Trade test certificate desirable

  • Experience as a mechanic or auto-electrician highly desirable.

  • Possession of valid driving licence

  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.

  • Experience working in in a relatively insecure location

  • Able to communicate with English and other Nigerian languages

  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Powerpoint at basic level, etc.)

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)


  • Hold self-accountable o vehicle management and records.

  • Achieving and role modelling SCI values


  • Set ambitious and challenging goals.

  • Take responsibility of personal development


  • Build and Maintain effective relationship with the team and colleagues

  • Value diversity and good listener and easy to talk.

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners


  • Develop new innovative solutions

  • Willing to take disciplined risks


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity.


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