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Driver (Abuja And Lagos- 2 Positions) At ActionAid

Date Posted: 06/Aug/2014
Deadline: 18/Aug/2014

ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.

Overall purpose


The successful candidates will use ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) vehicles to facilitate movement of staff and equipment and to maintain vehicles and equipment according to AAN policies and procedure.  In addition, the person will be required to make basic repairs on the vehicle and give informed assessment of the vehicle whenever required.




  • Provide administrative support for the Country support programme


  • Ensure prompt delivery of mails and other messages in the Country Support Office
  • To provide finance support for the country support programme by making bank transactions.
  • Movement of Staff, Partners and visiting consultants while adhering to all road safety rules and regulations both at Local and Federal levels.
  • Comply with AAN Health and Safety regulations


  • Keep vehicle clean and free of trash


  • Keep Line Manager informed of needed equipment repairs


  • Maintain and update a file on the following;
    1. Vehicle License
    2. Vehicle registration papers
    3. Daily checklist for vehicle
    4. Vehicle Insurance Papers
    5. Driver’s license appropriate for vehicle
    6. Log book


  • Be updated on the procedure for fire drills and other related emergencies


  • Promptness in keeping appointments and adhering to agreed schedules.
  • All other responsibilities as given by the Line Manager




Key Relationships


Internal: All Staff


External:           Partners, Donors & other stakeholders


Persons Specifications






  • GCE O’ Level with at least 4 credits



  • A minimum of 3 years work experience


Experience in an international development agency

Skill Abilities

  • Demonstrable IT skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English
  • Good knowledge of FRSC rules and guidelines



  • Good knowledge of Nigeria Road networks

Personal Qualities

  • A person of integrity
  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Self motivated person able to work without close supervision


  • Effectively promote the AAN’s mission, values and objectives
  • Proven Leadership Qualities


Person SpecificationsEducation/QualificationsGCE ‘O’ level with minimum of 4 credits is essential

ExperienceA minimum of 3 years working experience preferably with an NGO is essential


  • Demonstrable computer skills is essential
  • Good knowledge of FRSC rules and guidelines is essential

 Personal Qualities

  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing and able to travel extensively

 All interested candidates should complete the application form accessed from and send as an MSWord attachment to vacancy.nig[email protected]. Only Electronically submitted forms will be entertained. Scanned application forms will be disregarded.

Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant and Job Title of position applied for e.g. Ibrahim, Joy: Driver, Lagos.

ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly welcome.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 18th August, 2014. While we respect all applicants, interview date will be communicated only to short listed candidates. Applications will ONLY be considered if submitted on AAN’s Standard Application forms.


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