Helen Keller International (HKI)

Driver

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Helen Keller International (HKI) is recruiting for Full time Driver

Job Description

Helen Keller International (HKI) - Established in 1915, Helen Keller International (HKI) works to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged persons. We combat the cause and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. Headquartered in New York City, HKI currently conducts programs in 22 countries in Africa (including Nigeria), Asia as well as in the United States.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Locations:
 Adamawa (1), Borno (1)
Reports To: Finance and Admin Officer/Finance and Admin Associate
Slots: 2 Openings

Overview

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Finance and Admin Officer/Associate, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work.
  • The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by:

  • Drive project staff to activities and meeting within and outside of Adamawa/Borno states.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records relating to vehicle use.
  • Ensure all aspects of vehicle policy are being followed and enforced during your assignments.
  • Inspect vehicle prior to travel to assure all fluids, tires, wipers, belts etc are in good working order.
  • Signal any sign of need for maintenance or other problem with the vehicle to the Finance and Admin Officer/Associate.
  • Keep vehicle Logbook updated and accurate.
  • Assure the security of the vehicle when outside of the office.
  • Assure the safety of all passengers.
  • Ensures proper day-to- day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, checking of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of in accidents.
  • All necessary reports are completed in connection with any accident and the driver must report this situation to the supervisor immediately.

 

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    3

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Requirements
    Qualification:

    • Secondary Education; valid Driver's license

    Experience:

    •  3-5 years' work experience as a driver; preferably in a development organization, safe driving record, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
    •  Experience as a qualified mechanics desired but not required

    Language Requirement:

    • Fluency in any of the local languages is necessary.

    Application Closing Date
    5pm; 18th September, 2019.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with a Cover Letter as ONE MS Word document to: nigeria.recruitment@hki.org using the position title and location as the subject of the email.

    Note:

    • Please note that applications will not be accepted after the closing date and time stated above.
    • There are no relocation allowances available for this position.

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    About Helen Keller International (HKI)
    Helen Keller International is dedicated to saving and improving the sight and lives of the world's vulnerable by combating the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition.We currently have more than 120 programs in 20 African and Asian countries.Part of this work is focused on preventing blindness and vision loss for millions of vulnerable people through cataract surgery, vision correction, vitamin A supplementation, screening and treatment for diabetic retinopathy, and di...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    September 6, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Experience
    Minimum of 3years
    Location
    Adamawa /Borno
    Deadline
    September 18, 2019
    Specialization
    Driving / Haulage
    Industries
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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