Driver / Logistics Assistant needed at CBM International

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Job title : Driver / Logistics Assistant

Job Location : Ogun

Deadline : May 27, 2024

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Main Tasks

  • Provides Mechanical operations support to CBM Nigeria Country Coordination office. Provide logistics support and assigned transportation schedules in line with best practices in safety and security while driving.

Fleet Management

  • Ensure all vehicles have all accessories, submission of status reports, maintenance, fuel, vehicle cleanliness, and general observation of SOPs.
  • Ensure that the Licenses are up-to-date and that vehicles are well maintained and serviced on time as the need arises.
  • Ensure that all vehicles are fitted with the necessary security apparatus
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, and perform minor repairs, arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including insurance, vehicle logs, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts/assistive tools are in each CBM vehicle
  • Ensure that all vehicles assigned are serviced and properly checked before undertaking a long drive.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and tidy always.
  • Drive staff members and official visitors for project-related trips, activities, and assignments as requested
  • Facilitate the transfer of project visitors to/from their respective hotels to the office as well as airport transfers upon request.

Logistics support

  • Maintain an up-to-date record of the logbook (mileage, destinations, times & passengers, maintenance, fuel) for each trip in the book provided.
  • Acts as interpreter when carrying passengers who do not understand the local languages and whenever required
  • Uphold and abide by all relevant travel policies, vehicle policies, and local traffic rules and standards
  • Induct staff on vehicle SOPs before embarking on a field mission.
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident
  • Follow all security and safety protocols to always ensure the protection of passengers and vehicles.
  • Present proper receipts on any expenditure incurred on their vehicle to the Officer in charge
  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any incidents and that the incident report form is filled out immediately and reported to the police where necessary.
  • Provide support to the Admin Unit in the area of asset listing and tagging
  • Provide support in asset management/repairs supervision
  • Liaise with vendors to ensure the CBM gets quality goods and services at the best price possible.

Additional Duties

  • In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, the incumbent will upon instruction by his / her superior (s), perform ad hoc activities which are either by their nature related to his / her normal duties or evolve from operational requirements.
  • During office events and field visits, conduct other tasks as may be required from time to time in support of programme activities.

Requirements

  • Minimum Secondary School Leaving certificate or equivalent
  • A valid driving license (class B, C, E preferrable)/ certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.
  • At least four (4) years of related work experience, with a minimum of one (1) year working with an international NGO preferred and at least three (3) years being in the operating state.
  • Basic Computer appreciation skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office packages will be an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of local driving rules and regulations, traffic laws, a good knowledge of the city, and alternate routes to enable quick access.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g., fire extinguisher)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of basic first aid methods.
  • Experience working in insecure areas and adhering to strict safety, security, and safeguarding policies required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English. Understanding of local language is an added advantage.
  • Ability to cope under pressure and meet deadlines and efficiently manage a range of tasks concurrently to meet diverse needs.
  • Ability to integrate into a multi-cultural environment and willingness to learn.
  • Able to work independently, and as a member of a team with a high level of integrity.
  • Willingness to travel, within and outside the capital city, and other field locations where CBM has its operations.
  • A self-starter who takes initiative and consistently seeks to improve the quality of their work

How to Apply for this Offer

Qualified candidates should submit a comprehensive Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae in one Word or PDF document, indicating interest and eligibility for the position to jobs.nigeria@cbm.org

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