Project Driver at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Project DriverReference number: DRV170917Locations: Borno, Damaturu, AdamawaSlot: 5Project BackgroundDrivers will be responsible for ensuring that the minimum maintenance standard of the CRS/Nigeria’s fleet as stated in the vehicle manufacturer’s specification.He will also follow up and ensure that routine preventative maintenance schedules for the vehicles are strictly adhered to in a manner that will assure reliable transportation of CRS staff, assets and other goods.Job ResponsibilitiesMake recommendations and implement measures that will safeguard the CRS Nigeria vehicles and vehicle equipment to enhance efficiency and reduce the possibility of theft or damage.Ensure that daily checks are performed on assigned vehicle before it is driven in the morning.Completes the Daily Vehicle Reports and submits to the Head driver each dayCheck and ensure that all journeys and trips (no matter how short) are recorded using the Vehicle Log Book provided in each vehicle.Notifies the Finance and Team Lead and Facility & Fleet Manager immediately in accident situations, after checking that all persons involved are safe and follows the procedure for what to do in case of an accident.Ensures that fuel does not fall below half a tank in any of the vehicles.Responsible for ensuring that CRS vehicles are clean at all timesBe familiar with, and ensure adherence to the policies and guidelines in the Vehicle Usage and Maintenance ManualsEnsure that all travel planning procedures are followed by staff traveling in CRS vehicles and that all the relevant forms are completedMaintain a file for all vehicle request and all travel related formsComplete the Motor Vehicle Monthly reports /Fuel Usage report and motor vehicle monthly Maintenance report by the 5th of each monthEnsure that vehicles are driven safely and in line with CRS procedures and regulations.Any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Team Lead and Facility & Fleet Manager

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