The Program Driver is responsible for operating a vehicle owned by the organization to provide transportation services to employees, consultants, and visitors of the organization;
to move expendable and non-expendable supplies, equipment and furnishings, as necessary; ensure that preventive maintenance of the vehicle is performed on a regular basis.
This position is based in Jos, Plateau State.
Reporting & Supervision :
The Program Driver reports to the Administrative Officer.
Primary Responsibilities and Deliverables
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following :
Assist the project staff in obtaining and facilitating movement to different project sites.
Arrange for vehicle repairs, when necessary, and ensure that the vehicle is kept in good working condition.
Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, maintenance, oil changes, etc.
Ensure that all required procedures and laws are adhered to when driving.
Conduct daily vehicle inspection for maintenance requirements and safety irregularities.
Collect and deliver mail or other type of correspondence, when required.
Provide safe transportation to passengers.
Assist in moving supplies, equipment and furnishings, as necessary, from one location to another.
Provide airport pick-up / drop-off services to official visitors of the project.
Perform other related duties, as assigned.
Required Skills & Qualifications
Completion of Secondary School is required.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience driving a motor vehicle is required. At least one (1) to two (2) years of experience conducting the same or similar work with an international organization is preferred.
Excellent knowledge of different regions in the country is required.
Working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation of driving.
Valid Nigerian Driver’s license is required.
Clean driving record / history is required.
Excellent communication skills are required.
Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
Conversational English is required.
Fluency in one or more of the languages spoken in North West and North Central Nigeria is preferable