Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Job Vacancy for Project Drivers

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Project Driver

Job Location: Damaturu, Yobe (3), Maiduguri, Borno (4)
Department Fleet
Position Band: B-1
Reports to: Driver Team Leads

 Requirements:

  • Valid Nigerian driver’s license and good knowledge of Borno and Yobe, and Nigerian roads
  • Minimum Four years’ professional experience in a similar position
  • Ability to communicate in English Language is essential
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of vehicle mechanics
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Experience in supervising other staff
  • Ability to generate VMS reports
  • Ability to use the Microsoft suite of computer software applications especially MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Job Specification(s): Primary Responsibilities

  • Drivers will be responsible for ensuring that the minimum maintenance standard of the CRS/Nigeria’s fleet is the vehicle manufacturer’s specification.
  • He will also follow up and ensure that routine preventative maintenance schedules for the vehicles are strictly adhered to in a manner that will assure reliable transportation of CRS staff, assets and other goods.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Make recommendations and implement measures that will safeguard the CRS Nigeria vehicles and vehicle equipment to enhance efficiency and reduce the possibility of theft or damage.
  • Ensure that daily checks are performed on assigned vehicle before it is driven in the morning.
  • Completes the Daily Vehicle Reports and submits to the Head driver each day
  • Check and ensure that all journeys and trips (no matter how short) are recorded using the Vehicle Log Book provided in each vehicle.
  • Notifies the Head driver immediately in accident situations, after checking that all persons involved are safe and follows the procedure for what to do in case of an accident.
  • Ensures that fuel does not fall below half a tank in any of the vehicles.
  • Responsible for ensuring that CRS vehicles are clean at all times
  • Be familiar with, and ensure adherence to the policies and guidelines in the Vehicle Usage and Maintenance Manuals
  • Ensure that all travel planning procedures are followed by staff traveling in CRS vehicles and that all the relevant forms are completed
  • Maintain a file for all vehicle request and all travel related forms
  • Complete the Motor Vehicle Monthly reports /Fuel Usage report and motor vehicle monthly Maintenance report by the 5”of each month
  • Ensure that vehicles are driven safely and in line with CRS procedures and regulations.
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Driver Team Leads and/or Fleet Officer

Apply Before: Not Specified

How to Apply:  Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form Below” and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to: [email protected]

Click here to download Application Form (MS Word)

Note

  • Candidates should state the position and location desired as the subject of their email. E.g. Driver – Damaturu, Yobe.
  • Interviews will be conducted on a rolling and applications received until this position is filled.
  • Applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 



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