Driver at Mercy Corps Nigeria

Mercy Corps Nigeria's humanitarian program aims to provide assistance to populations affected by the crisis in Northeast Nigeria. With funding from humanitarian donors including OFDA, FFP, and ECHO the humanitarian programs engage in several interventions including but not limited to food assistance, logistics and relief commodities, protection, livelihoods, WASH and capacity building of humanitarian response actors. Mercy Corps plans to scale up and expand its humanitarian response in Northeast Nigeria to reach more beneficiaries with additional and varied assistance in a wider geographic area. Mercy Corps plans to implement a program in 2 states "ISING" or Investing in the safety and integrity of Nigerian girls targeting adolescent girls and boys affected by the conflict in the Northeast.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title:  DriverLocation: Biu - BornoGeneral Position SummaryThe Driver will work within Mercy Corps Ltd/Gte operational support structure which is committed to provide reliable and compliant support to program activities in order to achieve efficient service to program beneficiaries.The driver will provide safe, transport services for Humanitarian program and support staff in relations to Mercy Corps Ltd/Gte activities.The driver will adhere to all traffic and Mercy Corps Ltd/Gte safety rules and transport guidelines.Essential Job FunctionsOperate Mercy Corps Ltd/Gte Humanitarian program vehicle as assigned by supervisor in a safe and secure manner.Maintain vehicle log-sheets in accordance with MC policies/regulations and report to the Operations Officer at the end of the month.Check the vehicle conditions after each trip/routinely - report needs and problems to Operations Officer;Adhere to Mercy Corps Ltd/Gte safety and communication protocols as advised by Operations Officer;Responsible for the safekeeping of all vehicle equipment, tools, first aid kits, spares etc.;Keep the vehicle ready, clean and on standby - ready for use at all times;Assist, as required, with logistics in the office and guesthouse daily workloads;Cooperate and be of assistance to staff and visitors - assist in troubleshooting potential problems during daily business;Report all maintenance needs of the vehicle to on a regular basis;Undertake field assignments as assigned;Adherence to Mercy Corps Ltd/Gte policies and procedures as outlined in the policies and procedure manuals;Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps Ltd/Gte and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation;Other duties as assigned. 

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