Driver at the European Union (EU)

The European Union (EU) is a major player in the international development community in Nigeria with an active presence in the key sectors of health, nutrition, water and sanitation, and improving access to sustainable electricity. Additional cross-cutting activities include the fight against corruption, drugs, and organized crime, support for the reform of the justice system, measures to increase the role of democratic processes, and support a greater role for civil society.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver
Location: Nigeria


  • Drive for the Delegation’s staff and visitors as per assignment in a safe and law-abiding manner to ensure passenger safety and vehicle longevity;
  • Assist in the customs clearance procedures when requested;
  • Through knowledge of driving and mechanics;
  • Familiarity with the location of major buildings (Embassies, Ministries, International Organisations, etc.);
  • Self-motivated, and proactive, ability to work in a multicultural environment, both in a team and/or alone, respect for deadlines, ability to deal with stressful situations and to work under tight deadlines, and performing well under pressure;
  • Communicate clearly and courteously, both with internal and external contacts;
  • Work in a multicultural team, showing good interpersonal skills;
  • Sense of initiative, organization, responsibility, punctuality, and discretion;
  • Capability to execute tasks in a timely and efficient manner, even when working under pressure and while respecting the driving laws;
  • Clean, maintain, and repair the vehicles placed under his/her responsibility;
  • Control the level of fuel, engine oil, radiator water, brake fluid, power steering fluid, etc.;
  • Tackle the car registration formalities;
  • Update the car documents, notably the vehicle logbook;
  • Deliver the messages, mail, diplomatic pouch, etc.
  • Good physical condition (a yearly medical check-up is obligatory);
  • Knowledge of IT tools - Microsoft Office
  • Any other task assigned by the Head of Administration.


  • Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  • Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under the Nigerian labor law;
  • Satisfactory knowledge of  English
  • Lower secondary education in a relevant field and a minimum of 3 years in performing driver’s related tasks. Thorough knowledge of secretarial tasks.

The following will be considered an asset:

  • A diploma in mechanics would be an asset;
  • Previous experience in a Diplomatic Mission
  • Working-level knowledge of the French language
  • A diploma of defense driving
  • An armored vehicle driving certificate 

Salary & Benefit

  • Pension scheme
  • N456,720 monthly.
  • Medical insurance


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected]  using the job title as the subject of the mail.

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Application Deadline 19th June, 2024.

Applications should consist of:

  • Letter explaining your interest and suitability for this position and Curriculum Vitae (each 2 pages maximum).
  • These documents should be sent by email to the attention of Head of Administration, on above stated email address. Application should clearly state the title of the post “Driver - Post No. e-Del-HRM No 44313 and Sysper 2 No 156981 - EEAS”