Christian Aid (CA) Jobs in Nigeria - Driver / Logistics Assistant

Christian Aid (CA) Jobs in Nigeria - Driver / Logistics Assistant

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About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty.

Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of their dignity and lets injustice thrive. But together we have the power to transform lives.

We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

We provide urgent, practical help in times of crisis and beyond. We seek to eradicate extreme poverty by tackling its root causes. Together with people living in poverty, we amplify our voices to speak truth to power and create lasting change.

Everyone is equal in the sight of God. For over 70 years, this has inspired us to stand together in solidarity with our global neighbours, of all faiths and none.

About the role

The role holder will managed by the Admin and Logistics Officer and shall be required to provide logistics support within Christian Aid’s office in-country. Drive staff, visitors, and goods to required destinations timely and safely including co-operation with officials and check points. Maintain all Christian Aid vehicles, including safety equipment. Ensure regular maintenance of Christian Aid Vehicle and facility, Ensure any complex vehicle repairs are carried out by the appropriate service provider. Ensure staff and visitors  are transported to and from their destinations in a safe and lawful manner, within as reasonable comfort as practicable and on time; this includes the use of seat belts for all passengers. Ensure Christian Aid's vehicles is maintained and free from filth. Ensure servicing and repairs are carried out by appropriate service providers as at when due. Valid copy of driver’s licence appropriate for vehicle, daily vehicle check list, log book, insurance and other vehicle documentations up to date. . Ensure that daily and weekly vehicle and stand-by generator as well as other facilities inspections are performed, and that regular servicing is carried out. Prepare quarterly and annual reports on the vehicle performance i.e. mileage covered and the unit and total cost incurred for own vehicle. Provide administrative support for the country program i.e. dispatch and collection of mails; purchase of items; collection of quotations; support in bank transactions, supervision of facility and ensure proper maintenance when needed etc.

About you

The role holder must possess a minimum of National Diploma qualification level with basic knowledge of manual work. Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of driving a vehicle with passengers, knowledge of the area and experience of liaising with officials to cross check points. Adhere and familiar with local, State and Federal regulatory policies relating to safe driving on all Nigerian roads. Must be able to demonstrate positive communication and successful negotiation (in line with Christian Aid’s policies and procedures) with officials and security or police forces, particularly at check points and border crossings. Radio (i.e. CODAN) and other communication devices properly used and maintained were applicable. Must possess good knowledge of road network in Borno and outside Borno to Project locations/CA Focal states in Nigeria. Good communication skills. Must be trustworthy with a high sense of honesty and integrity. Must possess an up to date driving licence and any other documentation required to drive a vehicle and indicated by one to two years learning period. Experience with vehicle scheduling. Administrative and Logistics support experience. Basic vehicle maintenance skills and basic reporting skills.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions (if required)
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Steward resources

Give us an example of when you managed your time effectively? What was the context? What was expected of you? What action(s) did you take to manage your time more effectively? What was the outcome? What benefits could you demonstrate?

Strive for improvement

Tell us about a time when you took an initiative to solve a problem? What was the situation? What was the problem? What was your responsibility? What did you do? Why? How? What were the results? Did you solve the problem? If so, how did you know?

Communicate effectively

Tell us about a time when you needed to explain something in a simple or different way because someone appeared to have not understood you? What was the context? What was your task? What did you have to communicate differently? What did you say? How did you say it? What was the result? Were you successful?  If so, how did you know?


Type of contract: Fixed Term
Contracted hours:35
Contract length:11month
Location: Mafa, Borno State
Closing date:8 February 2022
Interview date:17 February 2022

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