The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Driver
Webcruiter ID: 4302260005 Location: FCT, Abuja
Employment Type: Contract
Percentage of Full-time: 100
Start Date: 10 / 11 / 2020
End Date: 31 / 12 / 2020
Reports to: The Logistics Technical Assistant (Abuja) with technical management by the Logistics Manager.
NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015 in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Yola Area Office, Field Offices in Borno and Adamawa states and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Livelihoods & Food Security (LFS); Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education and Camp Management Camp Coordination (CCCM) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
NRC is looking for a Driver for our Coordination office in Abuja - Nigeria. The purpose of the Driver position is to provide service support to the country programme. The driver will be in charge of NRC vehicles and conveying all NRC staffs in and out of the office to their various designated assignment areas.
Duties and Responsibilities
Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Promote and share ideas for improvement
Perform according to the work and development plan
Drive NRC vehicles to pick or drop employees at their designated duty areas within and sometimes outside Abuja
Deliver Important documents to required destinations as directed.
Ensure that all deliveries have been signed and delivered to the correct recipient
Keep NRC vehicles clean and maintained at all times Perform preventive and regular maintenance on NRC vehicles
Convey NRC staffs on assignments in and out of the office to their desired destinations
Pick up and drop off NRC staffs and partners from the airport to their destinations
Cleaning and maintenance of all NRC vehicles
Chart the best route possible in order to save time
Update the office on the status of the vehicle particulars for timely registrations and renewals
Experience from working as service support staff in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
SSCE of WASSCE or NECO Educational Qualification is required
At least 3 years of experience working as a driver in a reputable organisation
Valid Driver’s License/Driving school certificate
Knowledge of the geographical/ streets and routes in Abuja
Knowledge of preventive and maintenance measures for vehicles
Knowledge of the road rules and signs in Nigeria
Fluency in English
Ability to work long hours and under pressure
Handling insecure environment
Working with people
Coping with change
Willingness and ability to learn
Communicating with impact and respect
We Can Offer
Commencement: November, 2020
Duration: 2 months (renewable)
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions - Grade Level 2
Duty station: Abuja
Travel: Frequent travels outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.