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Driver (9) at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming.

Project Background:

CRS has a long and rich history of collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). Since 2003, CRS has been awarded over $290 million in Global Fund resources to implement programs in 27 countries. In Nigeria, CRS is a sub-recipient (SR) on the Global Fund HIV and Malaria grants and will assume the role of principal recipient (PR) for the Global Fund Malaria grant starting January 2017. As PR, CRS will partner with the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), various state governments and malaria partners and stakeholders to coordinate the 2017 long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLIN) mass campaigns in 7 states. CRS will also manage and oversee SRs to deliver a range of malaria treatment and prevention services at the state level. We are seeking for qualified individuals to occupy the position below. Full job descriptions can be downloaded at the links provided.

Position: Driver (9)

Location:             Abuja (1), Imo (3), Kaduna (2) Ondo (3)

Project:                 Programs/ Global Fund Malaria Program

Position Band:     B-2

Reports to:           Program Support Officer

JD Link:    https://goo.gl/73eano

Job Summary

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 CHS staff, assets and other goods. 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.


  • Minimum of WAEC/ WASC/ NECO/ SSCE is required.
  • Valid Nigerian driver’s license and good knowledge of terrain and Nigerian roads.
  • Minimum four years of professional experience in a similar position.
  • Ability to 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 in supervising other staff.
  • Ability to generate VMS reports.

Ability to use the Microsoft suite of computer software applications especially MS Word, Excel and Outlook is required,

Willingness and ability to travel to field locations regularly and sometimes on short notice

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should download the CRS Application Form using this link https://goo.gl/XISiVi and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file document to NG HR@global.crs.org.

Title of the position and desired location must be stated as the subject of the email e.g. Program Manager -Imo. Completed applications should reach us before 5pm, Monday 12th December, 2016.

Applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity:

“CRS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.

Statement of Commitment to Protection:

“CRS” recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.


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