Driver Job in Nigeria

 The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Locations: Mubi & Biu - Adamawa

Employment Type: Full-time
Level: Grade A2


  • Under the direct supervision of the Dispatcher in Mubi, the light vehicle driver transports people and goods in a timely and safe manner, in accordance with ICRC rules and regulations and national traffic laws.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drives light vehicles to transport people and/or materials in strict adherence to internal security rules and national traffic laws.
  • Constantly monitors security conditions on the road and reports to his/her line manager.
  • Ensures that assigned vehicle equipment, general functioning, and body condition and ensures that it is kept fueled and clean inside and out.
  • Checks that trips have been authorized where necessary before proceeding.
  • Report accidents, defects, and/or missing equipment to the Dispatcher immediately.
  • Checks that all vehicle documentation is correct and on board, as well as non-filled Waiver of liability Responsibility and Handover form.
  • Transports people and/or goods, including for the evening and weekend duties as required.
  • Load and unload cargo for delivery as requested to the correct destination, especially during field trips.
  • Adapts the way of driving to the weather and road conditions.
  • Proactively reports any danger or incidents related to security and road safety situation to the Team Leader during field trips, and to his supervisor (Dispatcher) back at the delegation.
  • Ensures that unauthorized passengers or goods are not carried in ICRC vehicles.
  • Informs Dispatcher about service, tools equipment missing, maintenance, and other possible repairs needed in advance and fills in the technical report.
  • Fills in refueling data in a logbook and co-signs fuel book with fuel attendant for quantities received. Ensures that odometer readings and vehicle codes are stated on the invoices.

Education and Experience Required

  • Secondary School / Diploma
  • 2 years of experience as a driver.
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of the local language(s) Hausa & Fulfulde.
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license expiring in at least 1 year.
  • Light / Heavy vehicle driving license held for at least five years.
  • Mastering 4x4 driving, VHF radio system use, and basic mechanical skills
  • Very good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment.
  • Applicants should have a Nigerian nationality or hold a working permit.

Desired Profile and Skills:

  • Willingness to strictly follow ICRC internal security and national traffic rules.
  • Good Planning, Organization & Assessment skills
  • Sensitive to Security Management

Application Closing Date
11th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Send their CV, letter of motivation, and Certificates to: using "ABJ202400418 Driver MUBI & BIU" as the subject of the mail.


  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • (The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment)
  • We welcome applications from all qualified candidates; Female &People Living with Disability applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • ICRC will not request any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.