Dispatch Rider at British High Commission (BHC)

Dispatch Rider at British High Commission (BHC) – TDPel Jobs

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Dispatch Rider
Job ID: 09/21 ABJLocation: Abuja (FCT)
Job Category: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory: Corporate Services Support
Type of Position: Permanent
Grade: S1
Start Date: 1st July, 2021.

Main Purpose of the Job
To provide mail delivery services in a safe, efficient and courteous manner observing all road traffic rules, while maintaining a good tracking system for all handled mails. Perform administrative duties as may be required to support the effective running of the Abuja transport operations
Roles and Responsibilities
Transport Services – 90%:
Responsible for receiving and delivery of mails from/to various Diplomatic missions, government offices and private establishments
Collection of High Commission’s bills of various organisations.
Collection and delivery of daily newspapers to the High Commission.
Liaise with Nigerian Postal services for the High Commission
Keep records of incoming and outgoing mails.
Serve as messenger.
Motorbike Maintenance and Administrative Support – 10% :
Keep accurate records of motor bike mileage, fuel consumption and maintenance work / costs
Perform daily inspections to ensure that all official motor bikes are road worthy and in good working order.
Wash / Clean official motorbikes ensuring they are clean and parked in a secured area.
Complete motorbike inspection checklists and promptly report any defects, faults or incidents that occur to the Transport Manager
Provide administrative support to the transport desk as may be required
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Full valid Nigerian driving licence
No previous traffic convictions
A minimum of 2 years cognate despatch rider experience is required
Good working knowledge of Abuja
Basic Computer skills – Microsoft Office tools
Must possess minimum of SSCE with 5 credits obtained in one sitting
Must be able to write and speak English fluently
Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
An ability to work unsupervised
Required Competencies
Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Working Hours
Drivers must work shifts rather than standard office hours. The nature of the job will require flexible working patterns. There is a requirement to work on a rotational basis sometimes in the evening and on weekends. Overtime will be paid for additional hours worked.

N138,237.69 / Month.
Other Benefits:
Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):
Mandatory FCDO e-learning
Access to FCDO e-learning opportunities and formal/informal learning and development opportunities at the British High Commission

Application Closing Date
1st June, 2021 .

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