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  • Posted: Sep 15, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 22, 2020
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    The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support of an international office in Rome. Founded in November 1980 as a work of the Society of Jesus, JRS w...
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    Driver

    Supervisor: Project Director

    Technical Head: Logistics Officer

    Country of Assignment: Nigeria

    Regional Directorate: West Africa

    Place of Assignment: Taraba 

    Job Summary

    The driver is responsible for driving JRS project vehicles in Nigeria, wherever it is safe to operate in accordance with safety standards and driving laws of the Country and JRS policies.

    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 Officers.

    Required Profile 

    OND / HND holders 

    Experience and Skills

    • At least two (2) years’ experience in professional driving of vehicles.
    • Experience in driving 4 by 4 vehicles and Hard-Top vehicles.
    • 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.

    Qualities

    • Adhere to JRS values and abide by the code of conduct and other policies.
    • Knowledge of the Nigerian road network.
    • Proficient command of the English language (written and oral). 
    • Knowledge of the local Nigerian Language (Hausa) is desired.
    • 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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: jrsnigeria.hr@gmail.com using the position as subject of email.

    Multiple submission of applications for one or more job postings is not allowed and will lead to disqualification

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