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  • Posted: Nov 5, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 6, 2021
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation. We provide assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. What is NRC? NRC promotes and protects the rights of refugees and people who have been displaced within their own country. We take ...
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    Driver (Re-advertised)

    Job Identification: 2084
    Location: Yola, Adamawa
    Job Category: Administration
    Job Schedule: Full time

    Role and Responsibilities

    • The Driver is responsible for transporting NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations officially approved within an area, country or other location.

    Generic Responsibilities:

    • Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to approved destinations
    • Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle
    • Immediately report accidents, breakdowns and needs of repair and general maintenance/service to the fleet officer
    • Respect the local traffic regulations and the NRC logistical/vehicle policies at all times
    • Maintain the logbook for all trips
    • Maintain the vehicle in proper operating condition at all times, including keeping the vehicle clean, ensuring enough fuel, checking the technical state etc.
    • In liaison with the fleet officer, arrange for repairs and servicing
    • Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the necessary documents and equipment
    • Provide logistical support during training and workshops.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations
    • Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle
    • Ensure the vehicle is always clean and in proper condition.
    • Drive NRC vehicles to pick or drop employees at their designated duty areas within and sometimes outside Borno State
    • Deliver Important documents to required destinations as directed.
    • Ensure that all deliveries have been signed and delivered to the correct recipient
    • Perform preventive and regular maintenance on NRC vehicle
    • Convey NRC staff on assignments in and out of the office to their desired destinations
    • Pick up and drop off NRC staff and partners from the airport to their destinations
    • Chart the best route possible in order to save time
    • Update the office on the status of the vehicle particulars for timely registrations and renewals.

    Critical Interfaces:

    • All programmes.
    • All support functions.


    • At least SSCE (WASSCE or NECO) educational qualification is required

    Professional competencies:
    Generic professional competencies for this position:

    • Previous experience from working as a driver or service support staff
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts preferred
    • Fluency in English and Hausa, both written and verbal.

    Context related skills, knowledge and experience

    • Good basic arithmetic skills.
    • Defensive driving skills.
    • Experience in handling high profiled vehicles such as SUV and double cab pick-up.
    • Ability to make a good and quick decision on the wheel.

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Adaptable and coping with change
    • Managing resources
    • Handling insecure environments
    • A good sense of humour is an asset
    • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

    Performance Management:

    • The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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