Driver - Female Job in Nigeria

 Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver - Female

Job ID LT04800

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Contract
Contract Period: 6 months (Possibility of extension)
Level: Level 3

Main Purpose

  • Performing the tasks of transporting authorized goods and passengers in an MSF vehicle, ensuring its tech-nical and safety conditions and respecting the country's traffic rules and MSF security rules, in order to pro-vide a safe, smooth and efficient service.


  • Checking daily, the technical conditions of the assigned vehicle (state of the tires, oil, fuel, brakes, radio equipment, spare parts, etc.), performing weekly check according to the MSF Logbook, refilling it when necessary, and keeping it clean to ensure it can be driven in perfect conditions. Carrying out a handover if another uses the vehicle.
  • Ensuring the security of passengers in the vehicle, driving carefully, observing speed limits and traffic rules in the country as well as MSF security rules, to avoid car accidents.
  • Ensuring all passengers have all necessary papers in order before travelling, and ensuring non-MSF staff sign disclaimers of responsibility before using the vehicle
  • Ensuring correct loading and unloading of the vehicle, submitting the documents to the receiver of the goods, checking the status of delivered goods, returning the duly completed documents to Logistics and ensuring that the goods have the necessary documents.
  • Stay always close to the vehicle, when out of the base, to protect the vehicle and respond to radio calls.
  • Ensuring that all vehicle documents and the driver's driving license are valid and in the vehicle.
  • Informing the line manager of any incident involving the transportation of passengers and/or goods.
  • Knowing how to use all types of radios, codes, call numbers and radio alphabets by heart and communicating with the base according to MSF communications policy to inform the driver's position and any potential implications.
  • Knowing and respecting the security rules related to vehicle movements, specifically those related to customs, checkpoints and roadblocks. Ensuring all passengers know and respect the securityrules.


  • Essential literacy and driving license. Good knowledge of country roads


  • Essential 2 years minimum of previous driving experience
  • Desirable experience with specific vehicles to use (4x4, boats, motorbikes, etc.)
  • Desirable in MSF or other NGOs


  • Mission language essential. Local language desirable.

Gross Monthly Salary

  • According to MSF National Salary Scale

Application Closing Date
12th February, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: MSF Encourages Women to Apply