The Jesuit Refugee Service Driver Jobs in Nigeria

The Jesuit Refugee Service Driver Jobs in Nigeria

Job Summary
  • JRS is recruiting for the position of Driver to be based in Maiduguri in Borno State in preparation for anticipated funding from the European Commission Directorate for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO).
  • The driver is responsible for driving JRS project vehicles in Maiduguri, Nigeria and wherever it is safe to operate in accordance with safety standards and driving laws of the Country and JRS policies.

    Key Responsibilities

    Role / Mission:
  • Drive the official vehicle assigned to him/her 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 they 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 Assistant.
  • Promote PSEA and safeguarding standards within JRS and amongst the beneficiaries it serves.

    Required Profile

  • Minimum of OND / HND holders.

    Experience and

  • At least Five (5) years’ experience in professional driving of vehicles.
  • Experience in driving 4 by 4 vehicles and Hard-Top vehicles.
  • Defensive Driving certificate is preferred.
  • Adequate knowledge of traffic laws and adhere strictly to them.
  • Have a valid and clean driver's license and must pass a police/FRSC background check.
  • Traceable references of previous employers.

  • Adhere to JRS values and abide by the code of conduct and other policies.
  • Knowledge of the Borno State Road network and Nigeria at large is required.
  • Proficient command of the English language (written and oral).
  • Good command of Kanuri and Hausa Language is required.
  • Proven work experience in multicultural and stressful environments.
  • Ability to adapt to working conditions and tasks that may change with the reality of the field.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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