Description

CBM is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. Based on its Christian values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability, and works in partnership to create an inclusive society for all. CBM’s work is founded on the core values of Christianity, internationalism, professionalism, stewardship, honest communication, and inclusion inherited from our founder, Pastor Ernst Jakob Christoffel.

Main Tasks

Provides Mechanical operations support to CBM Nigeria Country Coordination office. Provide logistics support and assigned transportation schedules in line with best practices in safety and security while driving.

Fleet Management

  • Ensure all vehicles have all accessories, submission of status reports, maintenance, fuel, vehicle cleanliness, and general observation of SOPs.
  • Ensure that the Licenses are up-to-date and that vehicles are well maintained and serviced on time as the need arises.
  • Ensure that all vehicles are fitted with the necessary security apparatus
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, and perform minor repairs, arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including insurance, vehicle logs, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts/assistive tools are in each CBM vehicle
  • Ensure that all vehicles assigned are serviced and properly checked before undertaking a long drive.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and tidy always.
  • Drive staff members and official visitors for project-related trips, activities, and assignments as requested
  • Facilitate the transfer of project visitors to/from their respective hotels to the office as well as airport transfers upon request.

Logistics support

  • Maintain an up-to-date record of the logbook (mileage, destinations, times & passengers, maintenance, fuel) for each trip in the book provided.
  • Acts as interpreter when carrying passengers who do not understand the local languages and whenever required
  • Uphold and abide by all relevant travel policies, vehicle policies, and local traffic rules and standards
  • Induct staff on vehicle SOPs before embarking on a field mission.
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident
  • Follow all security and safety protocols to always ensure the protection of passengers and vehicles.
  • Present proper receipts on any expenditure incurred on their vehicle to the Officer in charge
  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any incidents and that the incident report form is filled out immediately and reported to the police where necessary.
  • Provide support to the Admin Unit in the area of asset listing and tagging
  • Provide support in asset management/repairs supervision
  • Liaise with vendors to ensure the CBM gets quality goods and services at the best price possible.

Additional Duties

  • In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, the incumbent will upon instruction by his / her superior (s), perform ad hoc activities which are either by their nature related to his / her normal duties or evolve from operational requirements.
  • During office events and field visits, conduct other tasks as may be required from time to time in support of programme activities.

Requirements

  • Minimum Secondary School Leaving certificate or equivalent
  • A valid driving license (class B, C, E preferrable)/ certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.
  • At least four (4) years of related work experience, with a minimum of one (1) year working with an international NGO preferred and at least three (3) years being in the operating state.
  • Basic Computer appreciation skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office packages will be an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of local driving rules and regulations, traffic laws, a good knowledge of the city, and alternate routes to enable quick access.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g., fire extinguisher)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of basic first aid methods.
  • Experience working in insecure areas and adhering to strict safety, security, and safeguarding policies required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English. Understanding of local language is an added advantage.
  • Ability to cope under pressure and meet deadlines and efficiently manage a range of tasks concurrently to meet diverse needs.
  • Ability to integrate into a multi-cultural environment and willingness to learn.
  • Able to work independently, and as a member of a team with a high level of integrity.
  • Willingness to travel, within and outside the capital city, and other field locations where CBM has its operations.
  • A self-starter who takes initiative and consistently seeks to improve the quality of their work

How to apply

  • Qualified candidates should submit a comprehensive Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae in one Word or PDF document, indicating interest and eligibility for the position to [email protected]

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