4 Jun 2021

Part-Time Driver – IHP Nigeria – Ebonyi

The Palladium Group – Posted by dailyjobsnigeria Ebonyi

Job Description

Driver – IHP Nigeria – Ebonyi

Company Overview:

About Palladium – Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at accessibility@thepalladiumgroup.com

Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Project Overview and Role:

IHP is an integrated health program with an expanded effort with the Government of Nigeria (GON) to identify and support rapid scale-up of proven interventions through improvement of service delivery and strengthening of health systems. It will focus its support for service delivery in six intervention areas, family planning, malaria, routine immunization, nutrition, maternal/newborn health, and treatment of childhood pneumonia/diarrhea.

The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Officer/Logistics Assistant

Report to Operations Officer/Logistics Assistant

Duration: 3 years

Location: Ebonyi, Nigeria

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times
  • Compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles
  • Ensures the drive safety of self and passengers through proper travel behavior such as use of seat belt and other safe driving security protocols.
  • Report any accident involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • Act as administrative assistant, when not driving.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Required Qualifications:

The Driver should:

  • Have a Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and where less, at least ten years of driving experience;
  • Be able to communicate in English language;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage;
  • Have an understanding of the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous;
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with particular emphasis on Ebonyi and South eastern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge of and fluency in Igbo language will be an added advantage

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