Project Driver at Chemonics International - JOB VACANCIES IN NIGERIA 2021

Monday, October 12, 2020

Project Driver at Chemonics International

Chemonics International - We're one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we re-imagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Driver


Job Description

  • Chemonics International, a leading international organization based in Washington, D.C., seeks a Project Driver for the USAID funded Strategic HIV/AIDS Response Program (SHARP) Task Order 03 activity in Nigeria. This activity aims to identify and support proven interventions through improvement of service delivery and strengthening health systems with an expanded effort with the Government of Nigeria (GON) in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kano and Yobe States. The objectives of the activity include 1) Targeted and efficient HIV and TB case identification and linkage to care and treatment; 2) Enrollment of patients on HIV/AIDS therapy with adequate adherence and minimal loss to follow-up; 3) Successfully suppress HIV viral load; and 4) Increase GON capacity to expand, coordinate and finance HIV/AIDS and TB services. This position will be based in Abuja, Nigeria. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
  • The Driver will provide secure and timely driving services, demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and regulations.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Provide reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials: Drives office vehicles for the transport of staffs, officials, visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items.
  • Conduct maintenance of all assigned vehicles: Ensuring that vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels, and car washing.
  • Document all vehicle related information: Ensuring the availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logbooks, fuel voucher booklet, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax formalities.
  • Travel: S/He will be expected to travel extensively within the state to provide monitoring and technical support to sites, participation at trainings, meeting, outreaches and program review workshops.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies
  • Good knowledge of the city and local roads
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with others
  • High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background.
  • Knowledge of basic automotive maintenance procedures
  • Ability to operate a vehicle and good driving skills
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: A Secondary Education is required, along with a valid driver’s license and knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience: A minimum of two years of work experience as a Driver, experience in similar organization will be an added advantage.
  • Language Requirements: Fluency of the local language of the duty station as well as proficiency in English is required. Understanding of other local language is an added advantage
  • Good knowledge of the country map and routes
  • Understanding of auto mechanics required, certification in mechanics or automobile maintenance is beneficial
  • Must be in good physical health.

Application Closing Date
16th October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Resume and Cover Letter to:


  • Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
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