Driver at Springboard for Health Communication

Springboard for Health Communication, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates, for a non-governmental organization, to fill the positions below:Job Title: DriverRef code: D001Location: AbujaResponsible to: Operations and Logistics OfficerPurpose:To provide driving support to the organisation, while adhering to standard driving regulations and the Nigerian Highway CodeJob Profile: To support a portfolio of communication programmes.All programmes are designed to provide strategic technical assistance at Federal level and in the states in the areas of education reforms and teachers’ skills improvement, aimed ultimately at improving student learning.The Driver will be expected to provide driving support to the teams as well as other short term and long term technical specialists thereby aiding in the delivery of both Programmes goals and objectives.The drivers and fleet of vehicles form a major part of the programmes’ support teams, and professional drivers are integral to the successful delivery of the logistics plan of each programme.AccountabilitiesProvide a courteous and efficient service to all internal /external customers, and is a valuable first point of contact for external customers visiting the state / country;Perform daily vehicle checks and report maintenance needs promptly;Drive carefully and safely at all times in line with international driving standards, and checks to ensure that passengers, other road users and the vehicle in his care are safe;Ensure that all vehicle reports are duly approved and prepared on a monthly basis; records of mileage, fuel and maintenance costs made available to supervisor on or before scheduled datesMaintain a professional appearance by ensuring good personal hygiene, and wears a clean and ironed uniform at all times;Ensure that adequate knowledge of the destination and route is gathered before departure;Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean and roadworthy state at all times;Ensure that approval for repairs is always obtained before taking the vehicle to the garage;Ensure adherence to transport policy on vehicle usage;Establishes good and considerate working relationships with all staff in the organisation, demonstrating respect for their own roles and responsibilities;Be available outside standard hours in case of emergency and during missions;Undertake missions work in provinces other than normal location with overnight allowance if necessary;Ensure compliance with local administrative procedures required in the event of an accident;Be responsible for in-vehicle equipment;Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the post.  As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder and line manager.Extent of authorityReports to the Operations and Logistics officer.Special relationships and contactsEstablish and maintain good working relationships with all programmes staff.

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