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Driver- IGNITE / DQAQC at TechnoServe

  • Lagos



TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. We are a non-profit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital, and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs, and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver- IGNITE / DQAQC


Requisition Number: DRIVE003915
Job Category: Programs
Job Type: Full-Time
Reports to: Senior Project Administrator

Job Summary

  • The Driver will demonstrate a client-oriented approach, a high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • His/her support to the project will be centered around reliable and safe driving services to the project team members, TechnoServe employees, visitors and administrative services, as required, ensuring high accuracy of work.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities

  • Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and meeting official personnel and visitors at various locations.
  • Interpret travel policy and procedures, Staff Rules, administrative circulars, financial regulations, and rules on travel-related matters.
  • Maintain and contribute to policy information on fleet management.
  • Work within cost-saving methods through proper use of vehicle, accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, and provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Logs fuel consumption, maintenance etc.
  • Work toward availability of required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts. Maintain updated records at all times.
  • With good knowledge of defensive driving, apply rules and regulations, internal and external policies.
  • Provides physical labor services in relocation of offices and staff moves and provides support for meetings and conferences.
  • Be cordial and respectful to clients, visitors and colleagues.
  • Tactfully and effectively deal with officials and visitors.
  • Ensures steps required by rules, regulations and best practice are adhered to in case of accident.
  • Applies good judgment in the context of assignments given.
  • Steady compliance with the policy in all conduct of activities.
  • Provide basic security management support in applying innovative techniques to assess and mitigate risk, especially within the location of work.
  • Provide other project-related support assistance as may be assigned Supervisor.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum relevant qualification from a Secondary Academic Institution, National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in any Art or Social Science field.
  • Valid Driver?s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in conducting liaison work with government, international agencies or NGOs with a minimum 2 years? work experience as a driver in Lagos.
  • Safe driving record.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Familiarity with Lagos terrain.

Required Languages:

  • Familiarity with the local language


  • Mostly within Lagos and surrounding States

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Defense driving skills & knowledge.
  • Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to type.
  • Residents of the Locations stated and environs are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and telephone protocol.
  • Knowledge of air, road, and fire safety programs /systems and ability to assess risks and identify mitigation measures
  • Ability to interpret travel policy and procedures, the Staff Rules, administrative circulars, financial regulations and rules on travel related matters

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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