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Driver/Logistics Assistant (Abuja) in an International Christian Development Organization

CBM is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world.

CBM works in partnership with local Civil Society Organizations, communities, government and in alliance with international organizations in Africa and the rest of the world.

CBN is committed to providing equality of access to employment, advancement and retention in the Organization, recognizing that it is in the Organization’s interest to recruit and maintain a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the diverse nature of society, which includes persons with disabilities.

Position: Driver/Logistics Assistant (Abuja)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Contract: 2 years and 4 months, beginning from June 2017

Objective: Under the supervision of the SiB Finance and Administration Manager, the Driver/Logistics Assistant (SiB) shall provide a variety of transportation support to the SiB consortium team based in Abuja. The position will also provide logistics/administrative support to the SiB staff in Abuja.

Job specification (mandatory requirements + Competencies):


  • Transport staff, partners and consultants
  • Work after duty hours or holidays, as and when required and with prior notice from line manager


  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation
  • Keep the Vehicle Documents folder up-to-date
  • Support the line manager with the vehicle usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption
  • Maintain a valid driver license, vehicle registration and valid permits all the time

Safety on the road

  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible
  • Ensures safety of passengers at all times
  • Safe transport of all staff, equipment, and materials
  • Follow and abide by the traffic rules and other instructions given by the line manager

Vehicle cleanliness and maintenance

  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times
  • Keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all rubbish is removed from the vehicle after a journey
  • Ensure vehicle maintenance is done on time

Other duties

  • Other relevant assigned duties, as necessary

Performance Criteria

  • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations
  • Holds self and others accountable
  • Adherence to security and safety protocols

Mandatory requirements

  • Secondary School Leaving Certificates, Apprentice Certificate or any other equivalent certificates
  • Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle fallowing local rules and regulations
  • Must have expert knowledge of driving rules and regulations
  • Should have 3-5 years’ experience of professional driving
  • Minimum of a year experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency, Embassy or private company
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (eg. fire extinguishers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods
  • Experience as a driver mechanic will be an added advantage
  • Experience working in secure areas, and following strict safety and security protocols


(i.) It is essential that the candidate address the required qualifications above in the application. All applicants MUST produce specific and comprehensive information supporting each one of the following criteria, or the application will not be considered.

(ii.) Only successful applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be notified of their access to the next step of the selection process which consists of:

  • An oral interview, checking the original certificates submitted in copy during the initial application, and testing professional and personal capacities, which, if successful, grants access to:
  • A driving test
  • A written test on computer skills

(iii.) All candidates orally interviewed will receive feedback of the result of their application



Fluency in spoken and written English

Nationality: The position is open only to Nigeria nationals

The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

CBM is an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities.

Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit, in English via email, a meaningful letter of motivation, a CV, copies of certificates/diplomas, three professional referees and salary expectations quoted in Nigerian Naira to Human Resource Unit at: jobs.nigerialcbm.org. Kindly include the preferred location in the subject of your application e.g. “Application for the position of Driver/Logistics Assistant (Jos)”

Application deadline: 19 June 20I7

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