Drivers at FHI 360 - Kaduna

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.


Job Title: Driver

Description

  • Alive & Thrive (A&T) is an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development through improved breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices.
  • In its first five years (2009 to 2014), A&T demonstrated that innovative approaches to improving feeding practices could be delivered with impact and at scale in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam.
  • A&T continues its work there and is supporting others to scale up nutrition by applying and adapting tested, proven approaches and tools in Burkina Faso, India, Southeast Asia, and Nigeria.
  • A&T is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the governments of Canada and Ireland.
  • Under the direction of the Finance and Admin Officer, the driver shall provide a variety of transportation support to the project.

Responsibilities

  • Convey FHI 360 Nigeria Staff and Consultants to designated approved locations.
  • Ensure adequate safety, cleanliness, security and maintenance of the project vehicle assigned.
  • Ensure 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.
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and necessary spare parts.
  • Plan route and requirements by studying schedule or ad-hoc request by the office.
  • Ensure passengers adhere to all road safety regulations.
  • Fulfill special request by picking up and delivering items as directed and running errands,
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Secondary school leaving certificates, apprentice certificate or any other equivalent certificates with a minimum of 1 year experience.
  • Must have a trade test certificate and a valid driving license.
  • Must have expert knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience as a driver mechanic will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with large complex organizations preferred.
  • Proven track record of safe driving.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to take and execute instructions accurately.
  • Prepared to frequently travel to field sites
Remuneration
  • Very competitive compensation package.

Location: Kaduna

Closing Date
31st March, 2017.



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