Lagos health ministry announces vacancy for driver position

Lagos health ministry announces vacancy for driver position

The Grant Management Unit of the Lagos state Ministry of Health has announced recruitment for the position of a driver.

The vacancy was announced in a statement released on Friday, June 14. The overall function of the role, according to the statement, is to "support the implementation of program activities in accordance with the approved work plan. Responsible for operating the vehicle to provide transportation services to the LSMoH/GMU activities, move expendable and non-expendable supplies, equipment and furnishings, as necessary; ensure that preventive maintenance of the vehicle is performed on a regular basis."

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The specific objectives and duties of the role as highlighted in the statement are:

"Provide reliable and secure driving services to the Lagos State Ministry of Health / Grant Management Unit (GMU) as required.

"Ensure cost-savings through, amongst others, proper use and timely maintenance of daily vehicle logs. Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle.

"Report any mechanical fault in good time for repairs to be carried out and cross check to see that the repairs were well carried out.

"At all times, make sure that copies of vehicle insurance including office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit and necessary spare parts are available.

"Learn and comply with all security requirements, when driving and using the vehicle

"Ensure that all immediate measures required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents

"Support the GMU by providing administrative and clerical support as requested, including in preparing, copying, collating, binding, filing and distributing documents, mail and notifications, as instructed Provide logistics and administrative support during activities as required

"Perform other duties as assigned."

Also, the qualification and experience needed included:

"1) Secondary Education, relevant trade test, and valid driving license.

2) A minimum of 5 years work experience as driver.

3) Sound knowledge of the Federal Republic of Nigeria driving requirements.

4) Must be registered with the Lagos State Drivers’ Institute.

5) Demonstrable skills in carrying out minor vehicle repairs when necessary.

6) Must be able to communicate in English language.

7) Have an appreciable understanding of the Lagos roads and the terrain."

Qualified and interested persons are to submit their CV and a cover letter in word format as separate attachments in a single mail application stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable for the position and addressed to the e-mail below:

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Meanwhile, previously reported that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state on Friday, May 31, appointed Tayo Ayinde as his chief of staff, and Gboyega Soyannwo as deputy chief of staff.

This is contained in statement issued by Sanwo-Olu’s deputy chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile. Ayinde is an alumnus of Havard Business School, Boston, USA and University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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