Driver at British High Commission, abuja

Driver 04/16 ABJ

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MOD (Ministry of Defence)

  • Daily first parade and maintenance checks on relevant DS vehicles including maintenance of DS service logs, vehicle documents and maintenance schedule
  • Ensuring all vehicles are roadworthy and fully equipped as per DS checklist prior to the before start of each journey.
  • Route planning, location threats and travel security of all DS personnel. To include loading of Ballistic Protection, Sat Phone and mapping.
  • To have a working knowledge of emergency First Aid, Map Reading and Satellite Navigation via GPS.
  • Completing accurate journey record sheets for all journeys in official vehicle
  • Liaison with Foreign Defence Officials and Embassy staff as appropriate
  • Transport support for visiting Military and OGD’s when required (Via DA/ADA).
  • Transport cover for BMATT when required.(Via DA/ ADA)
  • To ensure your appearance, bearing and hygiene is of the highest standard at all times and you are to retain a reasonable standard of physical fitness.

Driver 04/16 ABJ

  • Valid and clean driver’s licence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The incumbent should be prepared to help wherever required on a variety of different topics even if this falls outside the strict job specification. Reliability, initiative and a high degree of responsibility and security are essential.
  • As a representative of a small OGD in the Chancery, an ability to get on with others is necessary

Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

17 March 2016


Full-time, Permanent




British High Commission


N174 892

1 May 2016

  • Staff      members recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are      subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Nigerian      employment law.
  • Spouses/registered partners of      UK Based Staff, are able to work within the BHC/BCG but their salary will      be abated at the appropriate      tax rates.
  • Reference checking and security      clearances will be conducted.

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