Job Title : Project Driver
Location : Nigeria
Report to : PIU Coordinator
Project : Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Development Programme
The ECOWAS Commission has received Grants from the African Development Fund (ADF) and the European Development Fund (through the African Investment Facility - AfIF) to cover the cost of the study on the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Development Project, and intends to use part of the Grant amount to finance the service contract of a Project Driver to support the Project Implementation Unit.
One (01) year renewable for the Project Life Cycle based on performance. S / He will be subject to the successful completion of a probation period of Three (3) Months
Purpose of Job
Support the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) to carry out the needed project management services.
Duties and Responsibilies
Driving PIU / Infrastructure Department Project
Management Staff, Consultants, Development partner Staff and any others as may be assigned on official business.
Ensure Project Vehicle is well secured, maintained, clean and tidy and promptly report vehicle problems to the Administrative Assistant
Undertake all necessary periodic maintenance activities including routine service, road worthy checks, insurance, etc. -
Maintaining a vehicle Log Book which records all movement of the vehicle as per the PIU procedures
Operate the assigned vehicle in a safe manner in order to avoid accidents and damages;
Ensure that the vehicle is parked at the designated time and place;
Undertake dispatch activities for letters, documents, official items, etc. to designated stakeholders;
Carry out office related errands on behalf of the Project office
Assist in the day to day office operations of the project as may be required;
In performing the above duties, the driver shall exhibit professionalism, respect and ensure extreme confidentiality in all activities related to this assignment and the project.
Qualifications and Skills required
Holder of at least a Higher National Diploma or its equivalent
Holds a valid driver’s License issued officially by the Nigerian Vehicle lnspectorate Office (VlO)
Possess a minimum of five (5) years driving experience with International organization or Public Body or; Private renowned Entity.
S / He must be fluent in English. A working knowledge of French would be an advantage
She / He would be evaluated upon the following skills :
Punctuality on the job
Qualfty of vehicle log books maintained
Effective maintenance of the vehicles
willingnessto assist in other support activities