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Driver/Logistician at Plan International

Plan International is an independent child-centered international development organization committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan International has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 78 years, we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.

Plan International officially started operations in Nigeria in 2014 and works to strengthen and promote the rights of children. Our programme is currently focused on basic education; improve community health services, youth and citizens’ participation in governance and creating economic opportunities and livelihoods for the poor, building resilient communities through our emergency and humanitarian response in the Northeast, Plan International Nigeria works with communities, civil society organizations, development partners, government at all levels and the private sector.

We are looking for people who are experienced, dedicated, have passion and want to make a difference in the lives of other people.

Position: Driver/Logistician

Department:        Administration

Reports to:           Country Admin and Logistics Advisor

Duration:             2 Years

Location:   Plan International Nigeria, Country Office. Abuja Purpose:

The position creates a positive first and last impression for the practice and is pivotal to the organization running smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Duties and Responsibilities:


Drive staff or any other person or material/equipment as directed by the Advisor

Report all signs of improper functioning and damage of vehicle assigned to the Advisor

Adhere to the maintenance schedule of the vehicle

Ensure that fuel and maintenance costs are duly recorded in the vehicle maintenance logbook

Ensure that all vehicle movements are recorded in the corresponding logbook (destination, distance, purpose)

Ensure that the car is always cleaned

Inform the Advisor at least 3 months before the expiry date of the administrative documents of the cars (insurance/road worthiness certificate etc)

Dispatch the local mail to addressee

Make bank deposit of cash or cheque on promptly basis Logistics and General Administration:

Assist in sourcing for quotations towards the procurement of goods and materials for program delivery as per corporate procedures to ensure value for money is obtained

Dispatch of goods and materials to various projects offices to facilitate program delivery without any reports of lessor destruction of items

Maintain a tracker of all staff and visiting staff movements and pick up and drop off

Keep and maintain a daily procurement tracker of all procurements at hand and their stages

Facilitate the procurement of visa and other travel documents to facilitate travel by staff without any incidents

Facilitate the renewal of resident and work permit for expatriate staff to enable them settle properly and perform their duties effectively.

Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office vehicles and machinery to ensure that staff work effectively without any disruptions.

Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum OND in Commerce, Engineering, Logistic or related field

Demonstrate wide knowledge of the road network in FCT and all states of the federation

Demonstrate knowledge and experience of procurement processes

Confirmed and demonstrated successful experience in a similar role

Good knowledge of grammar, composition, spelling and punctuation

Excellent interpersonal relationship with both internal and external clients

Proficiency with PC’s and computer programs including Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat

Ability to speak more than one language, English, Hausa and others

Skills & Knowledge

Good planning and organizational abilities

Good supervisory and listening abilities

Communicates clearly and effectively

Ability to multi-task

Good analytical abilities

Good time management skills

Physical Environment and Demands:

The position is based at the country office in Abuja. The incumbent will work in a normal work environment and will move outside the office. Also be willing to work late and on non working days.

How to Apply:

Please submit a full C V and a comprehensive cover letter setting out your reasons for applying for the post and outlining the qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills that you feel you can bring to the role to: Niperia.Recruitment@Plan-international.org on or before 19th February, 2017. Indicate the Job title and location as subject of the mail, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Plan International Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or disabilities.

Plan International Nigeria is fully committed to child protection to prevent children from all forms of abuse.

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