Mercy Corps Driver Jobs in Nigeria

Mercy Corps Driver Jobs in Nigeria



Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.


In Nigeria, Mercy Corps has worked since 2012 by focusing its programming on adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development, conflict mitigation, and humanitarian response.


With the insurgency spilling over from the Northeast of Nigeria and causing displacement of millions of individuals, Mercy Corps started its humanitarian response in 2014 to address the rising humanitarian needs.


The driver will provide safe, transport services for MC program and support staff in the described AOR (Area of Responsibility). The driver will adhere to all traffic and MC safety rules and follow the transport guidelines required by the MC transport department.


Responsibilities


  • Operate MC vehicles as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Maintain vehicle log-sheets in accordance with MC policies/regulations.
  • Check the vehicle conditions after each trip/routinely – report needs and problems to transport management.
  • Adhere to all safety and communication protocols as advised by Mercy Corps and supervisor.
  • Responsible for the safekeeping of all vehicle equipment, tools, first aid kits, spares etc.
  • Keep the vehicle ready, clean and on standby – ready for use at all times.
  • Assist, as required, with logistics in the office and guesthouse daily workloads.
  • Cooperate and be of assistance to staff and visitors – assist in troubleshooting potential problems during daily business.
  • Report all maintenance needs of the vehicle to transport management on a regular basis;
  • Undertake field assignments as assigned.
    Work night shifts at MC guesthouses – as assigned by Supervisor with the understanding these are 12-hour shifts.
  • Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in the country of operation;
  • Other duties as assigned.


    Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve,
    we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

    Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects
  • Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.


    Requirements


  • Valid driver’s license and experience driving 4x4 vehicles.
  • Must respect and adhere to all safety and traffic rules.
  • Basic understanding of English and fluency in all local languages is required.
  • Knowledge of routes, duty stations, project areas, the NGO and diplomatic community is required.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should submit no more than 4-page CV and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org Applications Closing Date 8th February 2019


    Note

  • All applications must include the Position Title and Reference Number in the subject line.
  • CV and cover letter and should not be more than 4 pages.
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


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