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.
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 Logistics Technical Assistant (Mechanic) based in Maiduguri supporting supporting our operations in Nigeria. The purpose of the Logistics Technical Assistant position (Mechanic) is servicing, maintenance and repair of NRC vehicles and other engines according to NRC protocols to ensure that vehicles are in perfect running conditions for NRC.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform maintenance and repair of NRC vehicles according to the instructions in the logbook
Cary out timely vehicles services (all types of services -A, B C - to all vehicles) and test all vehicles after each service and before handing back to its driver
Keep record of vehicle’s driver remarks, and carry out repairs if needed
In the case of a breakdown, make a diagnosis, inform to the line manager and after approval carry out any repairs needed
Carry out repair works of other mechanical equipment. Fill in service, repair or vehicle log book
Together with the Fleet Officer manage the stock of consumable items, filling in the stock cards, carrying out a physical stock inventory, making any orders necessary for renewing the stock, avoiding any shortage and ensuring security stocks
Be responsible of the equipment and tools, checking they are correctly and safely used, maintaining and renewing them when necessary, keeping the inventory updated
Support the evaluation of external workshops for eventual sub-contracting as well as light and heavy vehicle renting
Report to the line manager any problem related to NRC vehicles
Assist in briefing or training of drivers regarding vehicle services and maintenance
Essential diploma/certificate on mechanics or related studies
Demonstrable experience from working as a Mechanic (minimum 2 years experience)
Valid driver’s license
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge of English
Fluency in Hausa is an added advantage
Handling insecure environments
Working with people
Coping with change
Communicate with impact and respect
We Can Offer
Commencement: 1st October, 2020
Duration: 2 months (renewable)
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions - Grade Level 4