FHI 360 Job for a Driver

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.

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.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Job ID: 16822
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Summary / Responsibilities
Basic function:

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.


  • Secondary School Leaving Certificates, Apprentice Certificate or any other equivalent Certificates with a minimum of 1 year experience.
  • 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.
  • 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.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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