Transport/Logistics Assistant at BBC Media Action (BBC MA)

BBC Media Action (BBC MA) is the charitable arm of the World Service established by the BBC. BBC Media Action uses media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. To achieve this, BBC Media Action partners with civil society, local media and governments to:

    Produce creative programmes based on robust research in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences around key development issues.
    Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

BBC Media Action has been operating in Nigeria since 1999, addressing a range of governance and health Issues iii the country. With a learn of more than 80 staff lit Abuja, the Nigeria office has experience working across a range at creative and Innovative TV film arid radio formats, as well as training and capacity building, audience research and interpersonal communication interventions that deeper audience engagement with media outputs.

Job Title: Transport/Logistics Assistant
Location: Abuja based. The contract duration is two years. The start dates will be a probation period of 3 months for each post.

Job Description
Will be responsible for driving project vehicle/personnel and ensuring high safety and security standards while also rendering logistic support.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Handle and drive allocated vehicle in a professional manner: being courteous and professional to all passengers.
    Ensure that vehicle allocated is clean, in good working condition, and that registration documents are valid and up-to-date.
    Ensure and adhere to security measures arid maximum safety standards for all journeys, especially during early morning or late night trips.
    Adhere to the roster and schedule for the drivers to ensure effective distribution and execution of tasks.
    Working with the Lead Transport Officer, collate, screen and process staff requests for vehicles and respond appropriately as may be required.
    Assist staff with gear or luggage as required, particularly at airport pick-ups or drop-offs.
    Undertake the dispatch of letters, parcels and any other consignment, and assist in running errands (or the office,
    Undertake logistics assignments arid tasks as may be assigned by the Senior Logistics Officer arid I-lead of Operations
    Perform any other duties that may be assigned


    Minimum of 2 years working experience in an NGO or in a related environment in a transport capacity.
    Good knowledge of Nigerian road network, traffic rules and regulations.
    Fluency in spoken and written English.
    Energetic and personable.
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    Possess friendly and service-oriented personality.
    Ability to Work with minimal supervision, take initiative and make sound judgement.
    Ability to analyse, interpret critical situations arid make sound decisions.


    Secondary school certificate, though a higher certificate will be an advantage.
    Possession of a valid National Driver’s License

Salary range from N120,000.00 gross per month

Application Closing Date
26th November 2013

Method of Application
Interested candidates should please sent in their application/cover letter with an introduction and capability statement staling capability for the job, a detailed curriculum vitae (word document please) wily names and addresses of at least 2 professional referees (including their telephone, fax and email addresses) not later that 25th November 2013 to: with the position applied for clearly stated on the application cover letter


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