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Job Description

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

Job Title: Driver

Job ID: 13-11031

Locations: Zamfara, Plateau, Benue and Nasarawa

No of Positions: 8

Grade: C

Group / Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)

Dept / Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group

Project / Program: A576 – PMI – S

Reports To: Admin / Procurement Officer

Overview

  • President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria project implemented through a consortium led by Management Sciences for Health (MSH). The project is supporting the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, LGA and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria, its complications, and prevention.
  • PMI-S project focuses on strengthening the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020. PMI-S will target eight states of Nigeria, namely: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross-River, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara.
  • MSH seeks to recruit Drivers for Zamfara, Plateau, Benue and Nassarawa States. Under the overall supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration, the Driver’s job is to provide transport support services to all technical program areas.
  • The driver is also required to drive MSH vehicles while transporting staffs, which include Employees, Chief of Party, Country Directors / Leads and VIP visitors. Drivers are also responsible for overseeing vehicle maintenance.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Drive project staff to activities and meeting within and outside of the state.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records relating to individual 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 supervisor.
  • Keep vehicle health log updated.
  • Ensure the security of the vehicle when outside of the office.
  • Ensure the safety of all passengers.
  • Submit all expense reports in a timely manner to accounting, properly completed.
  • Ensure that appropriate staff members are aware of and understand laws, contract / award and donor requirements, and MSH policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance.
  • The responsibilities and duties are indicative only. They are subject to change to meet the needs of the project, the organization and the donor.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

5

Qualifications
SSCE /Diploma /OND /B.Sc /BA /HND
Other Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • High School Degree. University Degree preferred.
  • 5 years of related work experience with International organizations in Nigeria.
  • Sound judgment, non-aggressive driving style and good communication skills.
  • Valid Driving License.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good knowledge of standard driving practices.
  • Good driving record.
  • Ability to travel to other states if required.

Competencies:

  • Mental programs for interpreting and responding to events automatically; and motivations which activate and direct safe behavior and anticipate problems
  • Ability to organize and complete manual and routine tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to perform at an acceptable level of control skill.
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication and active listening skills.
  • Fluency in English and dominant language of Nigeria.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should apply

Note

  • Recruitment for this job position is contingent upon receiving funding and donor approval.
  • Please note that the position holder will be stationed in one of the following states – Zamfara, Plateau, Benue or Nassarawa.
  • Applicants are to list three states they would like to work in, according to preference, on the last page of their CV.

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About Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
MSH, a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policymakers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of h...
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Job Summary
Published
April 6, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 5years
Location
Benue /Nassarawa /Plateau /Zamfara
Deadline
April 13, 2020
Specialization
Driving / Haulage
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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