Driver (Rivers) at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: DriverRef No: 19000095Location: RiversTeam/Programme: SteerGrade: 6Contract Length: 11 months.Employee Status: PermanentReports to: Fleet OfficerChild Safeguarding: (select only one)Level 3: The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.Role PurposeThe driver is responsible for the safe driving of Save the Children International vehicle, staff and Assets.The Driver will ensure cleaning, proper maintenance of vehicles in compliance with the Driver’s handbook and safe driving standards, ensuring the vehicle is fuelled in time for trips and the proper management of the fuel supply for that vehicle.The driver should do so in accordance with SCI policies and procedures.Key AccountabilitiesDocumentation:Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentationKeep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date:Support the Head Driver with the Vehicle Usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption.Maintain a valid driver license, registration and valid permits all the timeControl of Vehicles:Ensure that all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance by Line Managers.Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journeyEnsure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.Ensure that s/he wears the vehicle safety belt and all passengers also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.On the road:Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible.Ensures safety of passengers at all timesSafe transport of all staff, equipment, and materialsSave the Children International has a no passenger policy – this relates to all non-agency personnel and is for reasons of safety, the continuance and equity of the programme.Save the Children International may give lifts to agency and Governmental staff on occasion for the benefit of the programme – see passenger policy for details.SCI reserves the right to refuse entry to a vehicle any staff member without identification documents or who cannot be identified by SCI staff.In the event of a medical emergency lifts may be given on prior approval of the programme manager – see passenger policy for details.Vehicle Checks:Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after useCheck the vehicle before departing from work.Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the Vehicle Check List and the items listed in the Vehicle Tools and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order.Vehicle Defects:A driver is to check for vehicle defects and damage to the vehicle and ensure that he reports them to his line manager. After consulting a mechanic, the line manager will make the decision as to whether the vehicle should be taken off the road for repair.Report and supervise all maintenance and repair needs of assign vehicle.Cleanliness & Visibility:The driver is responsible for ensuring that his vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times. The driver is also to keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all rubbish is removed from the vehicle after a journey.Driver is to ensure SCI visibility protocols are adhered to at all times.Other:Follow and abide by the traffic rules, SCI regulations, driver safety manual and any other instructions given by the Line ManagerMaintain all vehicle’s safety equipment, as per vehicle safety kit, in liaison with the logistics officer – including first aid kit, communication equipment, tow rope and fire extinguisherWork after duty hours or holidays as and when required and with prior notice from line managerPerform any other relevant and appropriate requested by the Line ManagerBehaviours (Values in Practice)Accountability:Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children valuesHolds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.Ambition:Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the samewidely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates othersFuture orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.Collaboration:Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supportersValues diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strengthApproachable, good listener, easy to talk to.Creativity:Develops and encourages new and innovative solutionsWilling to take disciplined risks.Integrity:Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity 

Apply at