Driver at Family Health International (FHI 360)

Family Health International (FHI 360)

Family Health International (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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Job Requisition ID: 2023200976
Location: Bama L.G.A, Borno
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Field Coordinator

Project Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity.
  • FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and responded to the humanitarian crisis in the NE for five years. In anticipation of a new project, and in support of ongoing ones, FHI360 seeks an experiencedDriver to support our response to the humanitarian crisis in NE Nigeria.

Basic Function

  • Under the direction of the Field Coordinator or as delegated, the driver will be responsible to Transport FHI360 staff, consultants/ equipment and programme goods to and fro Office, Guest house/Hotels/Airport/Hospital/Agency offices/warehouse etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use.
  • Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the vehicle check list and the items listed in the vehicle tools and materials inventory are present and in full functioning order.
  • Report defects / damage immediately.
  • Submit monthly mileage/ fuel consumption & Maintenance report to the head driver.
  • Ensure all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance.
  • Record every movement in the logbook at the start and completion of the journey.
  • Ensure vehicles document including insurance is valid at all times/keep Documents folder updated.
  • Ensure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.
  • Ensure the use of seat belts by all on board before moving the vehicle.
  • Drive fhi 360 vehicles on the approve speed limit on the different route and abide by the fleet policy.
  • Report all incident/ accidents immediately including near mist.
  • Always ensures the safety of passengers
  • Keep to security protocol and warning.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must have SSCE / NECO Certificate Examination
  • Must have 1-4 years’ experience working as a driver with a reputable organization (INGOs, Corporate, Government)
  • Experience as a mechanic or auto-electrician desirable.
  • Experience working in the Northeast Geographical region required.
  • Possession of a valid National Driver’s License
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Able to communicate in English, Hausa or Kanuri
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Knowledge, skills, and attributes:

  • Ability to respond to emergency callout at all times.
  • Able to transport all staff, equipment, and materials safely.
  • Ability to Ensure visibility protocols are always adhered to
  • Ability to Keep the vehicle clean in/ outside daily.
  • Able to diagnose or dictate fault in vehicle and ability to carry out some minor repair.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: