Driver at International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO)

International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) – Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is a British charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure the transporting of goods and persons safely toward their destination.
  • The Driver also supports for basic administration management, such as procurement and purchases.
  • This position reports to the INSO Logistics and Procurement Officer.
  • The Driver position is a highly rewarding role, offering a unique opportunity to work in a close-knit team giving support in relation to the provision of safety services to the NGO community.

Major Responsibilities

  • To operate INSO vehicles as directed by the Logistics and Procurement Officer
  • To assist the Logistics and Procurement Officer in travel and Fleet Management.
  • To assist the Logistics and Procurement Officer in Procurement processes, including purchase, accommodation and travels
  • To maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests.
  • To ensure punctuality and safe transport;
  • To observe the road, traffic laws and regulations of Nigeria.
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and
  • internally agreed standards.
  • Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty

Car Security & Maintenance:

  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition always
  • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water,
  • battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations,
  • maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month
  • Assist the Logistics and Procurement Officer to ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule

Car Logbook Maintenance:

  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc;

Provide assistance to the Administrative team, including but not limited to:

  • Facilitating immigration and customs formalities as per requirements
  • Delivering goods and correspondences, carrying parcels, packages, delivery and collection of official documents as per required
  • Any other tasks that may be assigned to you.

Mandatory Requirements

  • 2 years’ work experience as a driver
  • Valid Driving License and existing ability to drive 4×4 vehicles with manual gear.
  • Basic knowledge of administrative processes.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa.
  • Computer literate.

Preferred Characteristics:

  • 2 years’ work experience in INGO as a driver.

Key Personal Competencies:

  • A good listener
  • A good communicator
  • Ability to Prioritize and work with less supervision
  • Team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
4th October, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their complete Applications to: [email protected] using “INSO Driver – Abuja” as the subject of the email.

Applications should include:

  • Up-to-date CV (maximum 3 pages).
  • Cover letter (1 page max) – specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, your motivation in applying and what you hope to bring to INSO.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Please do not send any additional information (certificates, other writing samples, etc.) and keep the total size of your application under 2MB if possible.