Driver at World Bank Group

The World Bank Group - Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. In fiscal year 2018, the WBG committed $67 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees to its members and private businesses, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its poorest members. It is governed by 188-member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 15,000 staff located globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Driver

Job #: req27787
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Sector: Administration / Office Support
Grade: GA
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Slot: 2 Openings

Duties and Accountabilities

  • The World Bank, Nigeria Country Office, requires the services of a highly organized and energized professional, capable of operating effectively and discreetly in a very demanding, fast-paced and culturally diverse environment, to work as a driver.
  • The driver provides driving services to management, operations, and administrative staff in the Country Office, consultants, experts, and staff on mission.
  • The Driver also provides messenger services in the office.

The Driver will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Driving Country Office and Visiting Missions staff to meetings, field trips, and airport pick up and drop off. 
  • Delivering mail and other documents in and around Addis Ababa. 
  • Maintaining the vehicle road logbook always. 
  • Keeping track of service, insurance, and registration dates and alerting the supervisor well in advance. 
  • Ensuring that in case of accident, the accident is reported to the police and the supervisor. 
  • Ensuring cleanliness of the vehicle always. 
  • Using the vehicle for official use only. 
  • Maintaining a checklist of spares, jack, and toolbox, ensuring care and accountability. 
  • Ensuring that the keys are returned to the safe at the end of the day. 
  • Advising the supervisor of anything unusual on the vehicle, be it mechanical or otherwise. 
  • Any other administrative and logistical duties as may be assigned. 

Selection Criteria
Desirable Qualifications (Education, experience, and competencies): 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Knowledge of the UN security procedures would be an advantage.  
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends.
  • Committed team player with demonstrated inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural/disciplinary environment and able to produce high quality work under pressure.
  • At least 5 years driving experience, defensive driving skills being an advantage.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent knowledge of road safety
  • Good communication skills. 

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  19th June, 2024 (11:59pm UTC).

Note: We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability