International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
International Medical Corps is therefore looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Driver to be based in Abuja.
Job Purpose: Reporting directly to Fleet Officer, Logistics - Driver performs several duties aimed at ensuring that the vehicle allocated to him / her is run smoothly daily. The work includes performing vehicle inspection, complete vehicle logbook, and transport both staff and program supplies to facilitate program activities
Key roles and Responsibilities:
- Take instructions from Fleet Officer daily
- Ensure pre trip inspection is undertaken daily and that bi-weekly inspection is undertaken, documented, and filed
- Ensure that correct quantity of fuel taken by the vehicle is properly documented on the log sheet
- Ensure that all trips undertaken are properly recorded on the log sheet
- Ensure that all safety precautions like use of seat belt, correct driving speeds and proper loading of vehicle is undertaken as per organizational regulations
- Undertake timely and efficient transport of organizational staff and project supplies as and when required
- Observe organizational rules and regulations pertaining to carrying unauthorized goods and passengers
- Immediately report to Fleet Officer any faults or problems observed in the operation of the vehicle for corrective action and resolution
- Ensure the vehicle is always kept clean and tidy by following an agreed vehicle washing schedule
- Report to Fleet Officer in a timely manner when the vehicle is due for service or maintenance to ensure uninterrupted service for program activities
- Report any concerns or unbecoming behavior by staff to Fleet Officer for follow up and corrective action.
- Participate in scheduled trainings or briefings undertaken by management for drivers
- Willingness to undertake any other reasonable tasks / requests from supervisor
Communication and Teamwork:
- Ensure good communication with peers, beneficiaries, partners, and other stakeholders
- Facilitate harmonious working relationship with peers, partners, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders.
- Report problems encountered while on duty or within the team to the Supervisor
- Propose solution to solve any problem faced and report them to the Supervisor
- Participate actively in regular staff and program meetings
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:
- Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within IMC and amongst beneficiaries served by IMC.
Compliance & Ethics:
- Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
- Proactively engage with your supervisor, and key staff Program, Finance and HR/Admin on all matters to ensure that programmatic and project planning incorporates sufficient funding for assets.
- Proactively engage on a regular basis with Fleet Officer and Logistics Coordinator to ensure appropriate links and coordination support.
- Good understanding and knowledge of FCT ABUJA town layout
- Good organizational ability to ensure that all assigned transport requests are processed in the most efficient and timely manner
- An understanding of requirements of a rapid response emergency operation.
- Attention to detail and excellent observation skills.
- Diplomacy, tact, communication, and negotiation skills.
- Fluent spoken and written English and Nigerian local dialects
- Flexibility, adaptability to work under tight deadlines and pressure.
- A Minimum of secondary school level and at least 1 year of experience in large scale Logistics operations
- Valid driver’s license is required
- Strong organizational skills and discipline to follow outlined procedures.
- Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel.
- Excellent oral and written English skills.
- Willingness to travel throughout the project areas in FCT ABUJA is required.
- Must read and understand and demonstrate willingness and ability to follow guidelines.
- Capacity to organize work and team, Capacity to work under stressful situations and Strong organizational and time management.
- Experience living in remote or isolated workstations, or insecure locations.
- Nigerian National
- Conscientious with as excellent sense of judgment
- Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks.
- Willingness and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
- Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with project personnel.
- Literate and strong organizational skills.
- International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
- Due to the urgent need of the position applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
· International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the reporting email address provided at the end of this document. International Medical Corps’ Reporting email address: www.InternationalMedicalCorps.ethicspoint.com Please do not submit your CV or application to the reporting email address, it will not be considered for review
Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
All applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps via the email: email@example.com
Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the Subject of their email, application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
Deadline for submission is 26th June, 2022.