Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.
About the role
The post holder will provide logistics support within Christian Aid’s office in-country. He/she will drive staff, visitors and goods to required destinations timely and safely including co-operation with officials at check points. The post holder will ensure proper maintenance of Christian Aid vehicles including safety equipment, carry out regular checks on vehicles and report observations timely. The Driver/ Logistics Assistant will ensure regular servicing of Christian Aid vehicle as at when due and that repairs are carried out by the appropriate service provider. The driver/ Logistics Assistant will work closely with other drivers to ensure that Logistics requirements are professionally handled.
You have a minimum of Secondary School Certification with basic knowledge of clerical work. You must have a minimum of five years driving experience, including evidence of a one year learning period with a valid driving licence and any other documentation required to drive and maintain a four wheel vehicle. You must have experience driving a vehicle with passengers, knowledge of the area and experience of liaising with government and security officials when required. You must have basic computer skills and able to communicate in English language (oral and written). Ability to communicate in the local language is an added advantage. You are required to have a high level of integrity and able to work effectively with minimal supervision. Administrative support experience is desirable.
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, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Please tell us about a time when you asked for feedback on your work and you were able to take action to improve its quality What was the situation? What feedback did you request? Why? What action did you take after the feedback? What were the results? Were you successful? If so, how?
Tell us about a time when you knew you had communicated some information clearly and concisely to someone else. What was the situation? What was the information or message you had to communicate? How did you communicate? What method(s) did you use? What was the outcome? How did you know you had communicated concisely and clearly?
Please give us an example of how you have taken account of the need to use resources economically and without unnecessary waste when planning and delivering your work. What was the situation? What was your task? What was expected of you? What action(s) did you take? Why? What was the outcome? How did you know you were successful in using resources economically?
We have more than 70 years’ experience of working in partnership to support communities to thrive. We tackle the root causes of poverty so that women, men and children the world over are strengthened against future knocks. And if disasters happen, we get people the help they want straight away.