Driver at International Medical Corps (IMC)

Are you looking for a job as a driver? If yes, then look no more because this position might be for you.

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization.

Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in under-served communities worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

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Job Title: Driver

Location: Abuja

Driver Job Summary

  • Reporting directly to Fleet Officer, Logistics – Driver performs several duties aimed at ensuring that the vehicle allocated to him / her is run smoothly daily.
  • The work includes performing vehicle inspection, complete vehicle logbook, and transport both staff and program supplies to facilitate program activities

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Take instructions from Fleet Officer daily
  • Ensure pre trip inspection is undertaken daily and that bi-weekly inspection is undertaken, documented, and filed
  • Ensure that correct quantity of fuel taken by the vehicle is properly documented on the log sheet
  • Ensure that all trips undertaken are properly recorded on the log sheet
  • Ensure that all safety precautions like use of seat belt, correct driving speeds and proper loading of vehicle is undertaken as per organizational regulations
  • Undertake timely and efficient transport of organizational staff and project supplies as and when required
  • Observe organizational rules and regulations pertaining to carrying unauthorized goods and passengers
  • Immediately report to Fleet Officer any faults or problems observed in the operation of the vehicle for corrective action and resolution
  • Ensure the vehicle is always kept clean and tidy by following an agreed vehicle washing schedule
  • Report to Fleet Officer in a timely manner when the vehicle is due for service or maintenance to ensure uninterrupted service for program activities
  • Report any concerns or unbecoming behavior by staff to Fleet Officer for follow up and corrective action.
  • Participate in scheduled trainings or briefings undertaken by management for drivers
  • Willingness to undertake any other reasonable tasks / requests from supervisor

Communication and Teamwork:

  • Ensure good communication with peers, beneficiaries, partners, and other stakeholders
  • Facilitate harmonious working relationship with peers, partners, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders.
  • Report problems encountered while on duty or within the team to the Supervisor
  • Propose solution to solve any problem faced and report them to the Supervisor
  • Participate actively in regular staff and program meetings

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Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within IMC and amongst beneficiaries served by IMC.

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps.
  • As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Working Relationships:

  • Proactively engage with your supervisor, and key staff Program, Finance and HR/Admin on all matters to ensure that programmatic and project planning incorporates sufficient funding for assets.
  • Proactively engage on a regular basis with Fleet Officer and Logistics Coordinator to ensure appropriate links and coordination support.

Driver Qualification Requirements

  • A Minimum of Secondary School Level and at least 1 year of experience in large scale Logistics operations
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Strong organizational skills and discipline to follow outlined procedures.
  • Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the project areas in FCT ABUJA is required.
  • Must read and understand and demonstrate willingness and ability to follow guidelines.
  • Capacity to organize work and team, Capacity to work under stressful situations and Strong organizational and time management.
  • Experience living in remote or isolated workstations, or insecure locations.
  • Nigerian National

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Competencies for a Driver:

  • Good understanding and knowledge of FCT Abuja town layout
  • Good organizational ability to ensure that all assigned transport requests are processed in the most efficient and timely manner
  • An understanding of requirements of a rapid response emergency operation.
  • Attention to detail and excellent observation skills.
  • Diplomacy, tact, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Nigerian local dialects
  • Flexibility, adaptability to work under tight deadlines and pressure.

Success Factors:

  • Conscientious with as excellent sense of judgment
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks.
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with project personnel.
  • Literate and strong organizational skills.

Application Closing Date
26th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letters and CV (in a single Microsoft Word Document) addressed to the Human Resource Coordinator;

International Medical Corps via email: using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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