Drivers at Heartland Alliance International – Nigeria

Heartland Alliance International, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.

Heartland Alliance International – Nigeria, is currently recruiting to fill the position listed below:

Job Title: Driver

Location: Abuja

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Job Description

  • Incumbent provides reliable and secure driving services to the project team
  • Ensures proper use of vehicle and ensure day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
  • Transports program items with due regard to time schedules.
  • Assist passengers to load and unload baggage, parcels, documents, goods or supplies.
  • Logs official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Maintain assigned office vehicle. checks oils, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that vehicles are kept clean
  • Takes suitable precautions, for the security of vehicle and its contents when left unattended.
  • Ensures that vehicle is properly kept (in the garage or on the secured car park) during non-working hours
  • Ensures that all rules, regulations and local requirements are adhered to
  • Projects a professional company image through interaction, appearance and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • WASC / GCE “O” Level certificate
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
  • Experience in driving various makes of cars and transmission type an asset.
  • Ability to read and understand the essential meaning of a wide variety of written material including program guidelines, manuals and instructions;
  • Knowledge of security issues, vehicle safety and control Systems.
  • Ability to prepare internal notes and complete necessary forms;
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Must satisfactorily pass an alcohol test (if required)
  • Ability to write and communicate in English

Application Closing Date
5:00pm, 31st October, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates who are passionate and committed to working with vulnerable and marginalized groups should kindly submit a one-page cover letter, CV (not exceeding 3 pages) with 3 professional references (name, company, email and phone number) to:


  • The subject of the email “MUST” be the Position Title and Location applied for.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum requirements listed and should be committed to the promotion of human rights, regardless of age, ethnicity, class or gender.
  • Candidates must be willing to work with diverse population in a supportive and accepting manner.
  • Please do NOT contact the listed email address with other enquiries.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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