Alive & Thrive 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. Alive & Thrive 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. Alive & Thrive is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the governments of Canada and Ireland.
Job Summary / Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Finance & Operations Manager, the driver shall provide a variety of transportation support to the project.
Duties and responsibilities:
Convey FHI 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.
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 organization preferred
Strong familiarity with Abuja, based location and surrounding areas.
A clean driver’s license, Class E; additional safe driving courses preferred.
Proven track record of safe driving.
Excellent organizational and communications skill
Ability to take and execute instructions accurately.
Prepared to frequently travel to field sites.
Intuitive and possessing common sense.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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