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Driver At Catholic Relief Services Nigeria

Date Posted: 23/May/2014
Deadline: 02/Jun/2014

Catholic Relief Services Nigeria - An International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world.

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is recruiting to fill the position below:


Driver (2 Positions)

Rand: B-1
Reports To: Head Driver & Admin/Finance Assistant
Location: Abuja and Benue

Primary Responsibilities:
CRS/Nigeria has partner and Church organizations that it collaborates with throughout Nigeria. For reasons of security and local knowledge, only CRS drivers may drive CRS vehicles outside of Abuja. CRS/Nigeria maintains a fleet of vehicles with a “no accident” record. The Driver is responsible for maintaining this track record as well as improving on this success story.

Drivers will be responsible for ensuring that the minimum maintenance standard of the CRS/Nigeria’s fleet is the vehicle manufacturer’s specification. He will also follow up and ensure that routine preventative maintenance schedules for the vehicles are strictly adhered to in a manner that will assure reliable transportation of CRS staff, assets and other goods.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Make recommendations and implement measures that will safeguard the CRS
  • Nigeria vehicles and vehicle equipment to enhance efficiency and reduce the possibility of theft or damage.
  • Ensure that daily checks are performed on assigned vehicle before it is driven in the morning.
  • Completes the Daily vehicle Reports and submits to the Head driver each day
  • Check and ensure that all journeys and trips (no matter how short) are recorded using the ‘vehicle Log Book provided in each vehicle.
  • Notifies the Head driver immediately in accident situations after checking that all persons involved are safe and follows the procedure for what to do in case of an accident.
  • Ensures that fuel does not fall below half a tank in any of the vehicles.
  • Responsible for ensuring that CRS vehicles are clean at all times
  • Be familiar with, and ensure adherence to the policies and guidelines in the vehicle usage and Maintenance Mammals
  • Ensure that all travel planning procedures are followed by staff traveling in CRS vehicles and that all tile relevant forms are completed
  • Maintain a file for all vehicle request and all travel related 1orm
  • Complete the Motor vehicle Monthly reports /Fuel Usage report and motor vehicle monthly Maintenance report by the of each month
  • Ensure that vehicles are driven safely and iii line with CRS procedures and regulations.
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Deputy Head of Administration


  • Valid Nigerian driver’s license and good knowledge of Abuja, Benue and other Nigerian roads
  • Minimum of Four years professional experience in a similar position
  • Ability to write and communicate in English Language is essential
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of vehicle mechanics
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Experience supervising other staff
  • Ability to generate VMS reports
  • Ability to use the Microsoft suite of computer software applications especially MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

Method Of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to download the CRS application form and send with a detailed Resume as attached word documents to: [email protected] applicants should explicitly state the position for and the location desired in the subject of their email e.g. Driver - Imo State. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered.

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