Driver (Maiduguri and Northern Nigeria) Vacancy at the British High Commission (BHC)
British High Commission (BHC)
Abuja, Nigeria
6d ago
source : MyJobNigeria


Driver job opportunity is available at British High Commission (BHC) for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.

Main Purpose of Job :

  • To provide transport services for staff and visitors of the British High Commission (1HMG) to and from assigned destinations within Maiduguri, Abuja and Northern Nigeria Region in a safe, efficient and courteous manner observing all road traffic rules and post security regulations.
  • Perform administrative duties as may be required to support the effective running of the Abuja office and Transport operations in the Nigeria Network.

    Transport Services 60% :

  • Manage transport booking requests and communicate effectively with customers and other stakeholders
  • Drive 1HMG staff and visitors to meetings and functions within Maiduguri, Abuja and Northern Nigeria.
  • Conduct Airport runs to pick up / drop off 1HMG staff and visitors. Liaise with Airport officials as necessary.
  • Undertake journeys to other states within Nigeria as necessary
  • Perform duties in line with post security regulations
  • Complete accurate journey record sheets for all journeys in official vehicles.
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Management 20% :

  • Keep accurate records of vehicle mileage, fuel consumption and maintenance work / costs
  • Perform daily inspections to ensure that all official vehicles are road worthy and in good working order.
  • Wash / Clean official vehicles ensuring they are kept tidy and parked in a secured area.
  • Complete vehicle inspection checklists and promptly report any defects, faults or incidents that occur to the Transport Manager
  • Check that all vehicle equipment and tools are secured safely and are functioning correctly.
  • Manage a working stock of spares (held in stores with restricted access) for the fleet based in Maiduguri in line with FCDO / BHC policy.
  • Administrative Support 20% :

  • Provide administrative support for the day to day running of the Maiduguri / Abuja office
  • Assist the Deputy Transport Manager / Team Leaders and liaise with other Corporate Services staff based in Maidugguri / Abuja as necessary
  • Update transport related data using Microsoft Office IT systems and maintain other records as may be delegated by the office / transport manager
  • Maintain adequate records for all the operations of the Maiduguri transport unit required for audit purposes e.g. Journey records, Stores, Vehicle maintenance checklists, Fuel Consumption, etc.

  • Full valid Nigerian driving licence
  • Minimum of 3 years verifiable previous driving experience
  • Qualified and experience of driving Armoured Vehicles
  • Good working knowledge (and driving experience) of Maiduguri, Abuja and Northern Nigeria
  • Basic Computer skills Microsoft Office tools
  • Must possess minimum of SSCE with 5 credits obtained in one sitting
  • Must be able to relate and speak fluently with locals
  • Only candidates living full time in Maiduguri will be shortlisted.
  • Desirable qualifications, skills and experience :

  • Experience of driving for other Embassies or NGOs.
  • Required Competencies :

  • Drivers must work shifts rather than standard office hours. The nature of the job will require flexible working patterns.
  • There is a requirement to work on a rotational basis sometimes in the evening and on weekends. Overtime will be paid for additional hours worked.

    Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace.

    Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed) :

    Mandatory FCDO e-learningAccess to FCDO e-learning opportunities and formal / informal learning and development opportunities at the British High Commission

    Working Hours : REMUNERATION : -

    N223,596.96 Monthly.

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