Vacancy for Dispatcher1 at ICRC Nigeria

The International Committee of the Red Cross is an independent humanitarian organisation, neutral and impartial organization. Yola Sub-Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Dispatcher 1

Under the direct supervision and instructions of the Logistics Site Manager, the Dispatcher 1 dispatches vehicles in a safe objective driven and economical manner and organizes driver’s assignments.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Independently works to ensure that the fleet is used in a rational manner
  • Organizes and plans drivers’ duties and assignments; dispatches the assigned vehicles
  • Monitors and records vehicle use and fuel consumption
  • Keeps tracks of all vehicle movements using Humanav or similar tools
  • Checks that field-trip forms are filed and correspond to the assigned mission and that log books are filled out
  • Coaches and trains drivers to prevent corruption and smuggling
  • Analyses and mitigates risks (vehicle looting and safety hazards) in dangerous locations
  • Takes all necessary steps to implement the delegation’s security rules

Education and Experience Required

  • Secondary school or technical/professional school diploma
  • Good command (spoken and written) of English
  • Good computer skills
  • Driving license B
  • Two years’ work experience in a similar position
  • Good knowledge of the area of assignment
  • Familiarity with all-terrain vehicles and VHF radio
  • Experience in team management

Desired profile and skills

  • Fluent in English, Kanuri and Hausa Languages
  • Knowledge of other language used in Nigeria is an asset
  • Knowledge of the cultural, ethnic and political fabrics of Adamawa state
  • Outgoing and confident

How to apply

  • Send Curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to [email protected]
  • Clearly indicate “Dispatcher 1 YOL” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)

In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:

  • Qualification(s)
  • Current location
  • Languages you speak
  • Years of relevant experience

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 09.08.19. Late application will not be considered

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.