Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Drivers at Plan International - 2 Positions

Plan International is an independent child-centred international development organisation committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 75 years, we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.

Plan International officially started operations in Nigeria in 2014 and works to strengthen and promote the rights of children. Our programme is currently focused on basic education; improve community health services, youth and citizens' participation in governance and creating economic opportunities and livelihoods for the poor, building resilient communities through our emergency and humanitarian response. Plan Nigeria works with communities, civil society organisations, development partner government at all levels and the private sector.

We are currently implementing the Global Affairs Canada funded MNCH projects: Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and children (SHOW) in Sokoto and Bauchi Opportunities for Responsive Neonatal and maternal health (BORN) in Bauchi state.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver 

Location: Bauchi
Slot: 2
Department: Finance and Admin
Report to: Admin Manager
Duration: 4 years

  • To provide support to sound office and logistics management for all project activities in line with policies of Plan International, donor and Nigeria including its laws.
Duties and Responsibilities 
Vehicle Maintenance and Management:
  • Cleans vehicle and perform routine checks to ensure it has proper working tools on a daily basis
  • Refuels vehicle using an approved fuel voucher and records this on the vehicle log sheet timeously
  • Parks vehicle safely at designated place at the end of each working day not later than 6pm
  • Ensures that after hours travels have prior formal approval by the administration officer
  • Ensure vehicle movement log book is filled timely and regularly,
  • To report immediately to the Admin Manager and Logistics assistant, all accidents or issues involving Plan International vehicles.
  • Compliance to the motor vehicle and travel policy provisions of Plan international Nigeria Ensures security clearance before embarking on field visit trips.
Staff and Material Transportation:
  • Transports staff and designated people to all areas as instructed and with approval vehicle request forms.
  • Ferries goods to required points as may be directed from time to time
  • Ensure vehicles have necessary materials such as umbrella, first aid box, map, fire extinguishers etc.
  • Ensure that all Plan asset are not left unattended in the vehicle whilst parked.
  • Files in accurately vehicle log books and submits to the Logistics Officer.
  • Prepares monthly vehicles maintenance reports for allocated vehicles.
Clerical Service Provision:
  • Dispatch and deliver all documents between Plan and other service providers.
  • Work closely with the logistics Assistant in facilitating other clerical duties as determined by the Finance and Admits Manager.
Qualifications and Experience 
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and computer skills
  • Class B drivers licence.
  • Advanced or Ordinary level Certificate
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in vehicle maintenance and driving.
  • Work experience in an NGO setup will be an added advantage
  • Any relevant certification in driving/clerical services will be an added advantage
  • Fulfil Plan's Child Protection Policy at all times to prevent children from all forms of child abuses.
Application Closing Date
25th March, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send all applications and CV/Profile

Note: Only application sent electronically by e-mail with the format "Location - Position" clearly indicated as as the subject of the mail will be considered.