FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Driver for the USAID Jordan Community Health and Nutrition Program. The purpose of the Community Health and Nutrition Program is to improve the nutritional status of children under five and pregnant and lactating women in target areas. The activity seeks to support child and maternal health and nutrition status by improving breastfeeding practices, introducing appropriate complementary foods at the right time, and ensuring appropriate child spacing through postpartum family planning and continuation of modern forms of contraception.
Job Summary:
The Community Health and Nutrition Program’s Driver reports to Operations Manager. To provide driving and messenger services to the project. Maintain the project vehicles in a clean and serviceable condition, perform minor preventive maintenance and safety checks daily and inform the supervisor of discrepancies.
Areas of Responsibility 
  • Drive project staff and visitors to meetings and appointments with due caution and courtesy as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Maintains project vehicle in good condition, including cleaning inside and outside of the vehicle and engine check-up, fluid levels and the tires which are to be conducted on a daily basis.
  • Maintains a current driving license for self and advise the Administrative Officer when the project vehicle licenses are due for renewal, appropriate inspections and registrations for vehicles.
  • Runs office errands such as message/equipment deliver, visa applications, picking-up and collecting mail from post office and other errands as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Ensure that the passengers adhere to the traffic rules and regulations e.g. wearing seat belts.
  • Report immediately any traffic accident to the insurance company and to the supervisor.
Skills/Experience 
  • Knowledge of Amman and its surrounding areas where project will have presence, streets neighborhoods, airports and government offices.
  • Skilled and experienced safe driver with valid driver’s license and no history of responsibility for accidents.
  • Ability to lift heavy packages and moves furniture.
  • Ability to maintain vehicles in good condition.
  • Basic knowledge of First Aid.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Able to report to work and maintain time schedule and work extra hours as needed.
  • Willingness and interest in supporting program and goals.
  • Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
  • Secondary school graduate or relevant vocational training certification with 0-3 years of relevant experience required, 5-7 years preferred.
  • A minimum of five years working with a public or private organization operating motor vehicles professionally.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of English with ability to understand spoken and written English well
  • Must have a current, valid driving license with an excellent driving record showing no history of responsibility for accidents.
  • Must have undertaken an eye test with certification.
  • Experience driving for a diplomatic mission or NGO is an added advantage
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. 
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