Driver at Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Driver

Job Identification: 3058
Location: Abuja
Job Category: Other
Job Schedule: Full time

Role and responsibilitie

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

Generic Responsibilities (Max 10):

  • Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods / materials to designated destinations when officially approved
  • 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 line manager, arrange for repairs and servicing
  • Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the necessary documents and equipment
  • Provide logistical support during trainings and workshops
  • 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
  • Respect the local traffic regulations and the NRC logistical/vehicle policies at all times
  • Maintain the logbook for all trips

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved
  • Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle
  • Ensure 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
  • Convey NRC staffs on assignments in and out of the office to their desired destinations
  • Pick up and drop off NRC staffs and partners from the airport to their destinations
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all NRC vehicles
  • 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.
  • Deliver Important documents to required destinations as directed.
  • Ensure that all deliveries have been signed and delivered to the correct recipient
  • Keep NRC vehicles clean and maintained at all times
  • Perform preventive and regular maintenance on NRC vehicle

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

  • Professional competencies

Generic Professional Competencies

  • Experience from working as service support staff in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge of local language
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • SSCE of WASSCE or NECO Educational Qualification is required
  • Valid Driver’s License / Driving school certificate

Context Related Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

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

Behavioural Competencies (Max 6):

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analysing
  • 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.
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust

Performance Management
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline 13th September, 2021 at 2:49 PM

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