Driver wanted at Creative Associates International

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver – Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+)

Location: Bauchi, Nigeria

Project Summary

  • The Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+) project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.

Position Summary

  • The main duties of the Driver is to provide transport support services to all technical program areas.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records relating to individual vehicle use.
  • Purchase fuel from commercial gas stations, reviews and verifies the accuracy of cash memos and submits them to the Finance for payment.
  • Ensure all aspects of vehicle policy are being followed and enforced.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • This position is housed in Bauchi, Nigeria, reporting to the Operations Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested by Representative
  • Maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests.
  • Ensure punctuality and safe transport;
  • Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations of the country
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards.
  • Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty

Car Security & Maintenance:

  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, prepare vehicle spare parts inventory
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month
  • Assist the Operation Officer to ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc;

Personal Qualities, Qualifications & Experience

  • Understanding of transportation law
  • Good traffic judgment
  • Good knowledge about car mechanics
  • Knowledge of the location of international organizations, airline offices, hotels and restaurants
  • Knowledge on operation and maintenance of the office equipment
  • Excellent driving skills
  • Flexible, effective team work and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills, good in communicating in English
  • Computer literacy and familiar with software packages under Windows and Email
  • Minimum 5 years’experience as driver with good driving record.
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid driving license Level
  • Holder of qualification in Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs desirable.

Application Closing Date
16th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated Resume/CV to: recruiting@crea-neiplus.com with “Bauchi Driver” in the email Subject line.

Note

  • Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls.
  • Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disability/Veteran.