Project Driver in Abuja, Nigeria

at Africare

Logistics / Transportation
Minimum Qualification
High School
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

The Project Driver will drive the project vehicles inline with Africare policies and guidelines. S/he must be experienced with good knowledge of the Nigerian road network and must be drug and alcohol free. S/he must be disciplined and safety conscious, and willing to comply with traffic signs, rules and regulations. S/he must be willing to take and implement instructions in a professional manner at all times. The driver should have a pleasant personality and good manners.


    Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Officer, the Project Driver will carry out the following responsibilities:

    Drive project vehicle in a professional manner ensuring safety of staff and vehicle at all times, following Africare policy and procedures as outlined in Africare/Nigeria Handbook

    Inspect vehicles daily to ensure they are safe to drive and make recommendations for needed repairs. Monitor the servicing of the vehicle and report all repair needs

    Clean the vehicle; check oil, water and carryout other minor maintenance on a daily basis

    Oversee the repair of vehicle to verify that valid parts were used and the work quoted on the invoice was performed

    Keep record of the vehicle movement and the mileage readings

    Assist in sending faxes, courier and other errands. Make deliveries as needed and attend to other project related errands

    Any other assigned duties.


    Minimum of Secondary School Certificate required

    At least 3 years driving experience required

    Possession of current Nigeria Driver’s license required

    Excellent day and night vision

    Knowledge of Nigerian road and state network

    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Nigeria safety driving rules, signs and regulations

    Demonstrated knowledge and skills on safety driving techniques

    Knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance and repair

    Ability to read and write simple English

    Must not indulge in alcohol

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