Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), is an International Catholic Organization working across 56 countries whose mission is to accompany, serve and advocate for the rights of refugees and IDPs in conflict zones, detention centres, and on remote borders.Supervisor: Logistics Officer
Country of Assignment : Nigeria Regional Directorate : West Africa
Place of Assignment : Taraba Supervisor’s Seat : Taraba
The driver is responsible for driving JRS project vehicles in Nigeria, wherever it is safe to operate in accordance with safety standards and driving laws of the Country and JRS policies.
Drive the official vehicle assigned to him to transport authorized persons and goods.
Collect and distribute mail, documents and other items if needed.
Ensure the reception of official visitors (consultants and/or mission experts) at the airport, facilitate immigration and customs procedures if necessary, and ensure their travel as part of their missions.
Responsible for the daily maintenance of the vehicle assigned, namely, to monitor the oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.
Make small repairs in the event of a breakdown, assist in making follow up arrangements for major repairs and ensure the cleanliness of the assigned vehicle.
Ensure cost reductions through proper vehicle use through maintenance, daily logbook maintenance and other useful provisions.
Provide logistical support to organize seminars/workshops related to office activities.
Do any other related tasks requested by your supervisor and passengers if necessary, as long as the country driving rules / JRS policies are not broken.
Ensure strict adherence to JRS policies, especially regarding driving, safety and security.
Keep the logbook and vehicle maintenance registers up to date, record official travel, daily mileage, fuel consumption, technical screening and insurance renewal dates, and prepare a monthly vehicle report to be forwarded to the Logistics Officers.
Minimum of OND / HND holders.
Experience of at least two (2) years in professional driving of vehicles.
Perfect control of the usual repairs of Toyota Hilux and Hard-Top vehicles.
Proven work experience in multicultural and stressful environments.
Adhere to JRS values and abide by the code of conduct and other policies.
Be a valid driver’s license holder with good records, and must pass a police/FRSC background check.
Knowledge of Nigerian road network.
Adequate knowledge of traffic laws and adhere strictly to them.
Proficient command of the English language (written and oral).
Knowledge of the local Nigerian Language is desired.
Ability to adapt to working conditions and tasks that may change with the reality of the field.
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