Driver at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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Job Title: Driver

Job Identification: 814
Location: Jos, Plateau
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Other
Grade:  2
Reports to: Logistics Technical Assistant
Supervision of: Logistics Technical Assistant
Travel: 10
Project Number: NGFP0000
Duration of Contract: 1 year

Role and Responsibilities
The Driver is responsible for transporting NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved within an area, country or other location.

Generic Responsibilities (Max 10)
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan:

  • Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved
  • Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle
  • Immediately report accidents, breakdowns and needs of repair and general maintenance/service
  • Respect the local traffic regulations and the NRC logistical/vehicle policies at all times
  • Maintain the logbook for all trips
  • Maintain the vehicle in proper operating condition at all times, including keeping the vehicle clean, ensuring enough fuel, checking the technical state etc.
  • In liaison with the line manager, arrange for repairs and servicing
  • Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the necessary documents and equipment
  • Provide logistical support during training and workshops

Specific Responsibilities

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.
  • Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved
  • Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle
  • Ensure vehicle is always clean and in proper condition.
  • Drive NRC vehicles to pick or drop employees at their designated duty areas within and sometimes outside Borno State
  • Deliver Important documents to required destinations as directed.
  • Ensure that all deliveries have been signed and delivered to the correct recipient
  • Keep NRC vehicles clean and maintained at all times
  • Perform preventive and regular maintenance on NRC vehicle
  • Convey NRC staffs on assignments in and out of the office to their desired destinations
  • Pick up and drop off NRC staffs and partners from the airport to their destinations
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all NRC vehicles
  • Chart the best route possible in order to save time
  • Update the office on the status of the vehicle particulars for timely registrations and renewals.

Critical Interfaces:

  • By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
  • Programmes.
  • Support.

Competencies
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional Competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance
Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • SSCE of WASSCE or NECO Educational Qualification is required
  • Experience from working as service support staff in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Valid Driver’s License/Driving school certificate
  • Knowledge of the local language
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

  • Good basic arithmetic skills.
  • Defensive driving skills.
  • Experience in handling high profiled vehicles such as Lexus SUVs and double cab pick-up.
  • Ability to make a good and quick decision on the wheel.

Behavioural Competencies (max 6):
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • A good sense of humour is an asset.
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Performance Management:
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description.
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework.

Application Closing Date
12:53 PM, 25th February, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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