Requisition No: VN183
Salary Range: USD 8,000 – USD 12,000
Employment Type: Full-Time
Country Location: Nigeria
EngenderHealth envisions a gender-equal world where all people achieve their sexual and reproductive health and rights. We believe this is essential for ensuring all people can achieve their full potentials. To achieve this vision, we implement high-quality, gender-equitable programs that advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.
MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics is a new USAID funded program initiated in September 2020 and active through September 2025. Through a consortium of partners led by EngenderHealth, this project expands awareness of, equitable access to, and appropriate use of quality, voluntary surgical maternal health (MH) and family planning (FP) services that are essential to reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity and promoting reproductive health (RH). MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics focuses on surgical obstetric care, including safe and indicated cesarean delivery (CD) and peripartum hysterectomy; prevention and treatment of obstetric and iatrogenic fistula; and voluntary long-acting reversible contraceptives and permanent methods (LARCs/PMs).
As a member of the EngenderHealth team in Nigeria, the Driver will be actively responsible for the driving, and total maintenance of the official project vehicle assigned to him. They will assist the office in providing support in moving staff to program venues and other locations within the program states and beyond. They will also provide logistics support to the project where necessary.
The role of the driver is to provide transportation and logistics support to the project within Nigeria. They will be responsible for the following:
· Collect and deliver mail and other types of correspondence, when required and ensure the signing of delivery slips.
· Facilitate movement to different project sites.
· Ensure that the vehicle is always fueled and ready for use.
· Ensure that the vehicle assigned is clean and well maintained.
· Ensure that all vehicle journeys are recorded in the logbook at the start and completion of the journey in accordance with state and federal law, as well as Organization policy.
· Be responsible for the availability, authenticity, accuracy, and validity of the particulars of the assigned vehicle.
· Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
· Ensure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.
· Keep mileage records and repair records up-to-date and arrange for vehicle repairs as needed.
· Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, maintenance, oil changes, etc.
· Keep the supervisor informed of any anomalies observed in the use of the vehicle.
· Ensure responsibility for the safety and security of all passengers in the vehicle.
· Confirm availability of all the required license documents and supplies including vehicle logs, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts before the start of each trip.
· Transport materials, equipment and work tools as required.
· Carry out, receive, package, and distribute materials/equipment in support of programs activities.
· Perform other related duties as assigned.
· All vehicles must be used for official assignments ONLY and on no account, should the vehicle be diverted for personal use while on official assignment.
· All accidents, however small, must be reported immediately to the Procurement and Admin Manager, accident report is filled immediately, and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible.
· The use of mobile phones while driving is not allowed. However, if it is an urgent call, you may first request to park in a safe place before picking the call.
· SSCE/GCE ordinary level, NECO or any other evidence of successful completion of secondary school education.
· At least three years’ experience driving in a corporate environment.
· Experience working with USAID or similar organization will be a strong advantage.
· Be computer literate.
· A valid driver’s license.
· Attended defensive training courses with verifiable certificate.
· Excellent knowledge of the geography and roads network in the location.
· Willingness and ability to work long hours when necessary.
· Willingness and ability to travel at short notice.
ESSENTIAL SOFT SKILLS
· Committed to EngenderHealths’ core organizational values of reflection, inclusion, integrity, respect, and transformation.
· Excellent listening skills.
· Good communication skills (written & oral).
· Calmness and good instinct.
· Professional, discreet, and punctual.
PREFERRED SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND FUNCTIONS
· Similar experience in an NGO is a major asset.
· Knowledge of First Aid will be a strong advantage.
· Dress smartly and be very polite.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person(s) assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed and assigned.
EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a survivor of domestic violence, marital status, pregnancy status, disability or any other protected characteristic or status under applicable federal, state and local laws.
EngenderHealth complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in the United States in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
EngenderHealth is committed to safeguarding all people, particularly children, vulnerable adults, and beneficiaries of assistance from any harm that may be caused due to contact with EngenderHealth. This includes harm arising from the conduct of staff, associates and partners, and the design and implementation of programs and activities.
How to apply
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4. Fill and submit your application and CV for the position online
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
No phone calls please.