2016 Driver's Recruitment Exercise in Lagos, Nigeria


Logistics / Transportation
Minimum Qualification
High School
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

We have started recruiting executive/ trailer and truck drivers for the year 2016. After screening, successful applicants will be posted to different organization to resume thier duties.

Successful Drivers will be expected to provide driving support to the private & corporate organizations in Lagos. Drivers and fleet of vehicles form a major part support teams, and professional drivers are integral to the successful delivery of the logistics plan.


• Provide a courteous and efficient service to all internal /external customers , and is a valuable first point of contact for external customers visiting the state / country;
• Perform daily vehicle checks and report maintenance needs promptly;
• Drive carefully and safely at all times in line with international driving standards, and checks to ensure that passengers, other road users and the vehicle in his care are safe;
• Ensure that all vehicle reports are duly approved and prepared on a monthly basis; records of mileage, fuel and maintenance costs made available to supervisor on or before scheduled dates;
• Maintain a professional appearance by ensuring good personal hygiene, and wears a clean and ironed uniform at all times;
• Ensure that adequate knowledge of the destination and route is gathered before departure;
• Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean and roadworthy state at all times;
• Ensure that approval for repairs is always obtained before taking the vehicle to the garage;
• Ensure adherence to transport policy on vehicle usage;
• Establishes good and considerate working relationships with all staff in the organisation, demonstrating respect for their own roles and responsibilities;
• Be available outside standard hours in case of emergency and during missions;
• Undertake missions work in provinces other than normal location with overnight allowance if necessary;
• Approval of overtime should always be given before they are taken;
• Ensure compliance with local administrative procedures required in the event of an accident;
• Be responsible for in-vehicle equipment;

Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder and line manager


Essential competencies / skills:
• Valid category B driving license since at least 5 years;
• To be over 25;
• Demonstrable defensive driving skills (in town and on dirt roads);
• Good communication skills;
• Basic routine maintenance and vehicle handling skills;
• Excellent knowledge of the city and major motorways in Nigeria and ( Lagos state) in particular;
• Willingness to be flexible and prepared to contribute to the company in other duties as required.

Required academic / professional qualifications, training and experience:
• Maximum of SSCE OND;
• Certified professional driving training (preferred) but not compulsory
• Fluent English & local language;
• Previous experience of working within a multi-national team or project environment is highly desirable;
• Excellent knowledge of the city and major motorways in Nigeria;
• Significant experience in professional driving.

Applicants are strongly advised to apply

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