International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC): Mechanic

Posted on :

27 Feb, 2011

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Nigeria is an impartial, neutral and Independent humanitarian organisation. The ICRC Delegation in Port Harcourt is looking for a qualified candidate with the capacity to work independently to fill in the following interesting position:

Job Title: Mechanic

Main Responsibilities
Maintain Port Harcourt ICRC vehicle fleet, generators and boats to the required standards
Maximise fleet efficiency and effectiveness through planned preventative maintenance in accordance with internal institutional guidelines or in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations.
Ensure that external works are done accordingly
Monitor and control of all fuel consumption including contingency planning
Ensure that all stocks of tools, spare parts and consumables are maintained in good and clean condition. If necessary, purchase locally spare parts following ICRC purchasing procedures
Carry monthly inventories of all stock in accordance with ICRC guidelines
Maintain vehicle, generator and boat files containing all the maintenance and accident history
Operate and maintain ICRC standard fleet computer system if required
Liaison with the Vehicle Fleet Manager in Abuja

Required Qualifications
Minimum 5 years proven experience in vehicle, generator or boat maintenance, certification required
Experience in maintenance of boat and engines for boat would be an asset
Experience in generator (15Kva upwards) installation and maintenance would be an asset
Previous field experience with commercial, embassies or humanitarian organizations preferred
Good knowledge of written and spoken English
Basic knowledge of computers required: Word, Excel and any fleet program
Ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative
Methodical person with common sense and rigour (good diagnosis and planning capacity)
Strong sense of responsibility and adaptability, able to work overtime when needed
Valid driving license and driving experience

Starting date:
Ideally in April 2011

Application Deadline
10th March 2011

Method of Application
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application (letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates/diploma, references) to the following address:

Attn. Administrator
ICRC Port Harcourt
46B Orogbum Crescent,
Ayaminima Street,
GRA Phase 2, Port Harcourt
Please clearly indicate “Logistician or Mechanic” on your envelope

Personal correspondences are non-returnable.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Only complete files matching with the profile will be considered

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