British High Commission (BHC) Nigeria Driver Jobs

British High Commission (BHC) Nigeria Driver Jobs


Main Purpose of Job

  • To provide transport services for staff and visitors of the British High Commission (1HMG) to and from assigned destinations within Abuja and other 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.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    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 Abuja and 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 Abuja 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 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

    Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • 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 Abuja

  • 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

    Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Experience of driving for other Embassies or NGOs

    Required Competencies:

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

    Working Hours:

  • 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.

    Additional Information:

  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.

  • Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.

  • The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.

  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.


  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;

  • Obtain the relevant permit

  • Pay fees for the permit

  • Make arrangements to relocate

  • Meet the costs to relocation.

  • Salary & Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment

  • NGN 223,596.96 Monthly.

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

  • Mandatory FCDO e-learning

  • Access to FCDO e-learning opportunities and formal/informal learning and development opportunities at the British High Commission.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Overall Title


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