20 Jan 2021

Driver at Helen Keller International

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Helen Keller International (HKI) – Established in 1915, is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to saving the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Headquartered in New York City, HKI currently conducts programs in 21 countries in Africa and Asia, as well as in the United States.

HKI implements integrated package of cost-effective interventions that are proven to improve maternal and child nutrition. HKI supports policies and programs on food fortification, vitamin A supplementation, infant and young child feeding, nutrition-sensitive agriculture, community-based management of acute malnutrition and prevention and treatment of neglected tropical diseases. At the core of HKI’s programs is advocacy and social behavior change communication to various stakeholders. HKI also undertakes cutting-edge research to influence policy decisions and inform program quality.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Location: Benue

Description

  • The Helen Keller Nigeria office is seeking a driver.
  • This position reports to the Finance and Admin Officer, who is responsible for vehicle management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safely operate vehicles to ensure the safety of all passengers, pedestrians, other drivers and the vehicle in town and on field visits.
  • Conduct vehicle checks (daily, weekly, monthly and before/after trips to field), and notify the staff person responsible for vehicle management of any vehicle problems.
  • Deliver and pick up passengers and materials/ documents at airports, offices, businesses, etc. in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ensure that vehicles have the appropriate tools to enable users to perform minor maintenance and repairs in the field.
  • Clean the vehicle inside and outside when necessary.
  • Manage vehicles with care and use them with respect. Drive HKI vehicles in a safe and secure manner in accordance with local law and the policies of HKI.  Respect local traffic laws and drive within established speed limits.
  • Understand the basic operations and maintenance requirements of HKI vehicles. Perform minor maintenance and repair as required.
  • Secure the vehicles when not in use.
  • Provide support to HKI staff and visitors in transporting materials to project sites, including loading and unloading HKI vehicles as required.
  • Fill in Vehicle Logbook after each trip with complete information and Fuel Log.
  • Accept shifts/schedules as assigned, including weekend and after hours by rotation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Secondary-level Diploma.
  • 5 years experience driving professionally; experience in mechanics desired.
  • Valid, current driving license with a clean driving record (no accidents).
  • Verifiable references.
  • Professional, courteous and punctual.
  • Willing to work extended hours and weekends as needed.
  • Good working knowledge of all major local road networks and city streets.
  • English language skills highly desired.

Vehicle Driving:

  • Possess a valid local driver’s license.
  • Read and understand HKI’s Vehicle Management policies and procedures related to vehicle management and driving protocols.
  • Respect local traffic laws and drive within established speed limits.
  • Deliver and pick up materials and documents at offices and businesses in a professional and courteous manner.

Vehicle Management & Maintenance:

  • Conduct vehicle checks (daily, weekly, monthly and for trips), and signal any actual or potential problems to the staff person responsible for vehicle management;
  • Ensure that vehicles have the appropriate tools and equipment on board to enable users to perform minor maintenance and repairs in the field.
  • Understand the basic operations and maintenance requirements of HKI vehicles. Perform minor maintenance and repair as required.
  • Carefully assess surroundings before parking, particularly at night.  It is the driver’s responsibility to be attentive to potential threats.
  • Clean the vehicle inside and outside when necessary.
  • Provide support to HKI staff and visitors in transporting materials to project sites, including loading and unloading HKI vehicles as required;
  • Fill in log sheets after each trip with complete information and Fuel Logbook.

Vehicle Safety:

  • Manage vehicles with care and use them with respect. Drive HKI vehicles in a safe and secure manner in accordance with local law and the policies of HKI.
  • Do not accept unknown parcels, baggage or other questionable loads into the vehicles.
  • Do not accept unknown riders – particularly individuals carrying weapons, wearing military uniforms, or those linked to conflicts – inside HKI vehicles.
  • Verify that passengers riding in HKI vehicles wear seat belts at all times.  Drivers are responsible for enforcing this rule in their vehicles.
  • Yield the right-of-way to other drivers, pedestrians, bicycle and motorcycle riders, even if progress is slowed.
  • Provide contact location to staff when in the field.
  • Notify the staff person responsible for vehicle management of any movement of any vehicle from the office, any deviation from the planned route of travel, or changes of schedule.
  • Inform the staff person responsible for vehicle management or Country Director of any danger – immediate or potential – to the security of HKI staff or equipment due to demonstrations / riots in town, roadblocks, requisitions of vehicles by armed persons, shooting, etc. in order to alert staff.
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of passengers at all times.

Application Closing Date
5pm 22nd January, 2021.




Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with a Cover Letter as ONE MS Word document to: 

[email protected] 

using the position title as the subject of the email. Note
  • You will receive an auto response confirming your application
  • Note that applications will not be accepted after the deadline.





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