Driver at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Logistics Assistant


  • Ensure safety and security of Action Against Hunger vehicle and its personnel.
  • Drive in a safe way at all times, respecting the Nigeria’s local laws and customs and following the capital logicians planning and instructions
  • In case of an accident or incident, immediately get in touch with the logistics department and follow their instructions; complete incident report within 4 hours or as soon as arriving back to base
  • Follow all Action Against Hunger rules and regulations and vehicle manufacturers guidelines when using the vehicle.
  • Ensure that all personal documents (ID, driving licence) and vehicle documents are valid and kept on board at all time
  • Ensure all required safety equipment is carried on board and in good condition and inform logistics department of any deficiencies.
  • Work according to the driver’s roaster/schedule; including weekends and national holidays.
  • Solve minor problems and perform basic maintenance;
  • Inform the logistics department of any major repairs to be carried out and immediately inform of any incurred damage;
  • Carry out daily checks before starting up the engine, while documenting and reporting any variation from the normal.
  • Keep track of maintenance schedule and notify base/capital logistician 500-1000km before the maintenance is due.
  • Ensure that transported goods are accompanied by duly filled and signed delivery notes. Obtain signature of delivery note from consignee and return proof of delivery to the sender.
  • Check if all required equipment is on board and functioning (communication equipment, Spare tyre, tool box, medical kit, fuel, stickers, flags etc)
  • Check with base/capital logistician if security clearance is received before departure (SMP approved for cross state movements), and communicate periodically with the base.
  • Submit all receipts for fuel, airport and parking tickets, etc. in a timely manner to the base/capital logistician for reconciliation and liquidation.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is equipped with valid registration documents (Vehicle Licence, Road Worthiness, Vehicle Insurance etc).

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of First School leaving certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a professional driver with Defensive Driving skills
  • A valid and current Nigerian Driver’s License
  • Practical mechanical know-how
  • Good reading and writing skills
  • Accurate knowledge of all traffic rules
  • Flexible and adaptable in a changing work environment
  • Good Communication skills, politeness
  • Knowledge of security issues

N120,887 Per Month.

Application Closing Date
23rd April, 2021.

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


  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.