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Courier/Driver at Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)

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Job Title: Courier/Driver


Location: Nigeria (Primary)
Category: International

Job Type: Full-time

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)


Education: High School / GED

Location: Ilorin, Nigeria

PRO-Cashew Project

CNFA is implementing the PRO-Cashew project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a period of five years. The PRO-Cashew project will contribute to strengthening the competitiveness of West African producers by improving the efficiency and quality of production and trade, and by developing more coherent regional trade and investment policies. In doing so, the project will build producer capacity and develop incentives to renovate and rehabilitate cashew farms, improve production and quality, and create a more competitive West African raw cashew nut for the international market. 

General Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Accountant and Administration Officer, the driver’s mission is to:

  • Driving the official vehicle assigned;
  • Drive safely, carefully and respect traffic rules (Highway Code);
  • Check that the vehicle and related parts are up to date and comply with the legislation in force in the country and notify the Data Controller if necessary;
  • Carry out the project errands, collect and distribute mail or any other document as well as certain administrative procedures if necessary;
  • Ensure the travel of office staff as part of official outings;
  • Welcome staff and official visitors to the airport and facilitate immigration, police and customs formalities if necessary;
  • Ensure that all the formalities provided for by the regulations are completed in the event of an accident;
  • Record official travel, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil checks, lubrication, etc., in the vehicle tracking sheet;
  • Keep vehicle tracking sheets up to date and have them stamped by your supervisor;
  • Ensure that the vehicle entrusted to it is kept in good condition;
  • Keep the vehicle clean – exterior and interior – in all circumstances;
  • Ensure the daily maintenance of the vehicle in his charge, control oil, water, battery, brakes, tires etc; and
  • Notify your supervisor of periodic overhaul and maintenance situations.

Job Requirements

Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required:

  • Hold a valid B, C, D driving license;
  • Have at least the secondary level;
  • Professional experience of at least 8 years as a driver, of which at least 5 preferably in an international organization;
  • Know the road network of Nigeria;
  • Be courteous and discreet;
  • Ability to work under the constraints of deadlines and results by demonstrating initiative, dynamism, and pro-activity;
  • Know how to fill in the vehicle tracking sheets or logbook;
  • Have a good notion in mechanics;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; and
  • Be able to make frequent trips within the country.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application (CV) no later than February 18, 2022.

CNFA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER It is the policy of CNFA to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, veteran status, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law. 

REASONABLE ACCOMODATION & CONTACT INFORMATION CNFA provides a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact the CNFA Home Office Human Resources Department via email at [email protected] or via phone at 202-296-3920 if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job with us.


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