Driver at The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network, reaching 150 million people each year through its 190 member National Societies. The Organisation acts before, during and after disasters and health emergences to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people.The Africa Regional Business Group is organized through cluster offices covering the National Societies in Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West Coast, Sahel and Central Africa as well as country offices in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Republic of South Sudan, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia.The NS/IFRC carried out several needs and capacity assessment in the last months. As a result of the deteriorating situation, an EPOA was done. This EPoA would target a total more than 300.000 people most in need of urgent assistance, specially IDPs and returnees in the NE States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe to be assisted with food, water, sanitation and hygiene, education, resilience building, community health services (primary health), psychosocial support (PSS), livelihoods as well as cash transfers. We are looking to hire qualified and dynamic Nigeria to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: DriverReference No: IFRC-A-DRV-Y-002 or IFRC-A-DRV-A-003Location: 3 in Yobe and 3 in AdamawaContracts Length: 6 MonthsClassification Level: TBCOrganizational Unit/ Duty Station: Nigeria Country Cluster OfficeImmediate Supervisor’s Title: Head of Nigeria Complex OperationTechnical Manager’s Title: Regional Fleet UnitSlot: 6Job PurposeReporting to the Head of Nigeria Complex Operation/Logistics Delegate, the Driver will be in charge of driving the Abuja Country Cluster team, the operation team and the materials/equipment in the operation’s areas and will perform as necessary miscellaneous job-related duties.Note that this position is based in the operational NE States at Yobe or Adamawa.Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe Driver is responsible for:Drive assigned vehicles according to IFRC’s driving rules and regulationsRegularly inspect the vehicle prior to taking it away ensuring it conforms to standard road safety measures.Provide transportation of personnel (the CCST and the operation team, PNS and staffs), equipment, the couriers and cargo to various destinations, safely and as instructed.Help deliver communications and take on errands as they may ariseEnsure that All occupants (including the Driver himself) of the vehicles wear safety seat belts at all times.The Driver is under strict restriction to not proceed with the vehicle until all occupants wear safety belts.Ensure unauthorized riders do not ride and/or drive assigned vehiclesEnsure regular maintenance of assigned vehicles.Maintains assigned vehicles in clean, polished, flawless operating condition.Visually inspects and manually tests vehicle pre-departure and before accepting passengers.Maintains and operates communications devices, emergency response and contingency equipment, including fire extinguisher, flares or reflectors, etc.Read and understand specific vehicle operating manual.Understand and Obey to all traffic laws and driving rules as set by the IFRC’s and the in Country driving rules.Maintain vehicle log up to date and with all the information required.Keep an inventory of the tools and accessories of the vehicles.Provide assistance to the operations with field missions when needed.Ensure that security procedures and rules in the Country regarding the vehicle movement are respected (including radio/communication protocols).Duties Applicable to all Staff:Actively work towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goalsAbide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principlesPerform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager 

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