August 03, 2018
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Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is recruiting for fulltime Driver - Medic.

Job Details

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world.

DRC fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world; and by advocating on behalf of conflict-affected populations internationally, and in Denmark, on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. We understand "durable solutions" as any means by which the situation of refugees can be permanently and satisfactorily resolved, enabling them to live normal lives. Durable solutions can be voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement. In Denmark, DRC assists refugees in all aspects of integration as well as asylum procedures. Internationally, DRC actively participates in supporting the protection of refugees, and promoting durable solutions for conflict-affected populations.

Job Title: Driver-Medic

DRC/DDG is in the process of scaling up the emergency program in Nigeria focusing on responding to the huge humanitarian needs and challenges in the North East of Nigeria. Nigeria’s North-East is currently experiencing a significant humanitarian crisis.

The Driver Medic shall be expected to drive DRC/DDG vehicles safely and efficiently in accordance with DTC policy and national safety rules and regulations; responsible for the vehicle to which he/she is assigned and the completion of log books and fuel, records, under the supervision of the Fleet Officer. The Driver shall perform the following Responsibilities:

Documentation

  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation
  • 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 time
  • Control of Vehicles
  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance by Supervisors.
  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journey
  • Ensure 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.
  • Vehicle Checks
  • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use
  • Check the vehicle before and after 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/she reports them to his supervisor. After consulting a mechanic, the supervisor 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 assigned 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 DRC visibility protocols are adhered to at all times.

 

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

3 year(s)

Min Qualification:

High School

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

About you

All employees should master DRC's core competencies: Communicating, Taking the lead, Collaborating, striving for excellence and Demonstrating integrity. 

Moreover, we also expect the following: 

Essential:

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (minimum).
  • A full and clean driving license
  • Basic Life Support (First Aid) training certificate.
  • Should have 3-5 years’ experience of professional driving.
  • Prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company
  • Ability to multi-task and work calmly under pressure is essential for this position.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in insecure environments is critical.
  • Some practical experience of user vehicle maintenance.

Personal Qualities:

  • A proactive and flexible approach to work
  • An ability to work with minimum supervision
  • A systematic approach to work
  • A people orientated person who enjoys working in a team
  • A keen interest in self development

Desirable:

  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • A certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an added advantage.
  • Experience working in an (I)NGO
  • Hold a certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage

We offer

  • Contract length:  6 months with possibility of extension
  • Level: SB9 (national contract)
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Method of Application

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.

CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied, Drivers’ licences and Basic Life Support (First Aid) certificate should be sent to hrassistant.mubi@drc-nigeria.org  

Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, where 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.

Applications should be addressed to: The Recruitment Manager. (nts.manager@drc-nigeria.org)

Applications should be dropped at DRC Mubi Office.

Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and Location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise not considered.

Deadline 17.08.2018. CVs will be review on rolling bases.

Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult: www.drc.dk

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About Danish Refugee Council (drc)

  • Type: Nonprofit
  • Headquarters: Borgergade 10, 3rd floor 1300 Copenhagen K.

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