ABT Associates Recruits Driver

ABT Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates was ranked as one of the top 25 global research firms in 2010. The employee-owned company is an AA/EO employer, has multiple offices in the United States, program offices in nearly 40 countries, and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce.

Through the Strengthening Private Sector Family Planning and Reproductive Health (SPS FP/RH) project, previously SHOPS Nigeria, USAID Nigeria is continuing its efforts to increase the capacity of private sector providers in delivering quality family planning, counseling and reproductive health services.

As a result, Abt Associates has openings for the position of:

Job Title: Driver
Location:  Lagos
Job Responsibilities:
Based at the SHOPS/Nigeria Office in Lagos, the Driver performs the operations, maintenance, and management of project vehicles, including routine maintenance, registration, tagging, and tax exemptions, as well as providing transportation for project activities for the SHOPS/Nigeria team. As needed, the Driver performs office support tasks, as requested by the project management team.

Specific tasks include:
1.) Project Vehicles Tasks:
Drive project, and project affiliated personnel to project sites within and outside of Lagos for project activities, including official site visits.
Establish record keeping systems for vehicle issues, including fuel, mileage, and trip logs; observe all company vehicle utilization policies, incountry traftic laws
Responsible for the maintenance of project vehicle, keeping accurate records, and following a schedule of routine maintenance, cleaning, etc.
Ensure the readiness of the vehicle for transport service by checking oil, water, fuel and other parts of the vehicle, prior to driving.
Perform project routine business around Lagos, such as receiving and delivering official project documentation to and from USAID, general office purchasing.

2.) Office Tasks:
Regularly check post office boxes, collect and dispatch letters, parcels and other correspondence.
In general, perform any other tasks as designated by the Administration Manager.
Valid Nigerian Driver’s License.
At least, 5 years prior experience in commercial driving.
completion of Secondary School is highly desirable.
Excellent driving record and experience in traveling through Lagos and other key cities;
Previous work experience on a development project is desirable.
Good command of English language (skills).
Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Application Closing Date
10 October, 2012

How To Apply
To apply, please put the name of the position in  the  subject line and attach a cover letter and resume/CV and email to: shopsnigeriajobs@abtassoc.com


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