Transport Officer / Driver Job at Green Habitat Initiative (GHI)

Green Habitat Initiative (GHI) is a non-profit non-governmental organization promoting the achievement of SDG 6 (clean water) and SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Nigeria. Incorporated in 2016 in Nigeria, GHI has worked in various sectors such as environmental sustainability, urban planning, sustainable urban development, urban agriculture, social urban innovations, architecture, WASH, solid waste management, recycling activities, environmental activism, etc.

GHI has worked with various local and international partners such as VINNOVA Group Sweden, French Institute Nigeria, Energies 2050, Embassies of Germany, France and Czech, The Water Mechanics, Baze University, One Environment, Stop Don’t Drop, etc. to deliver its projects


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Transport Officer / Driver

Job Location: Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 1 Year

About the Project

  • GHI is implementing the Project for Improved Sustainability of Integrated WASH Services (I-WASH) project inKebbi and Sokoto states in collaboration with USAID.
  • The project components involve integrating WASH-WRM and watershed studies for the associated catchments in the region.
  • The activities will include provision of integrated WASH facilities, watershed studies of the river basins associated with the 4 states, remote monitoring of the WASH facilities and community advocacy. Expected start date is March 2021.


  • Signal any sign of need for maintenance or other problem with the vehicle to the supervisor.
  • Ensure the safety of all passengers.
  • Ensure the security of the vehicle when outside of the office.
  • Inspect vehicle prior to travel to assure all fluids, tires, wipers, belts etc. are in good working order.
  • Drive project staff to activities and meeting within and outside of the state.
  • Ensure that appropriate staff members are aware of and understand laws, contract/award and donor requirements, and GHI policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance.
  • Agree to drive for extended hours (up to 48 hours per week).


  • Signal any sign of need for maintenance or other problem with the vehicle to the supervisor.
  • A minimum of Secondary School Certificate is required.
  • 1 year’ related work experience or 3 years of driving experience is required.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa is a must.
  • Sound judgment, smart, neat, non-aggressive driving style and good communication skills.
  • Valid Driving License.
  • Previous experience on USAID funded project or Internationally recognized organizations in proposed state of assignment is highly desirable.
  • Ability to travel to other state if required.

Note: We will recruit once we find the right candidate, so we strongly advise you to submit your applications as soon as possible.

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