Drivers at British High Commission (BHC)

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: DriverRef No: 01/18 MDRLocation: Maiduguri, BornoGrade: S1Type of Position: Full-timeSlots: 2Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)Job Subcategory: Corporate Services SupportStart Date: 1st August, 2018Main Purpose of JobTo provide transport services for staff and visitors of the British High Commission (1HMG) to and from assigned destinations within Maiduguri and North East Nigeria in a safe, efficient and courteous manner observing all road traffic rules and post security regulationsPerform administrative duties as may be required to support the effective running of the Maiduguri office and Transport operations in the Nigeria NetworkRoles and responsibilitiesTransport Services - 60%:Manage transport booking requests and communicate effectively with customers and other stakeholdersDrive 1HMG staff and visitors to meetings and functions within Maiduguri and North East Nigeria.Conduct Airport runs to pick up/drop off 1HMG staff and visitors. Liaise with Airport officials as necessary.Undertake journeys to other states within Nigeria as necessaryPerform duties in line with post security regulationsComplete accurate journey record sheets for all journeys in official vehiclesVehicle Maintenance and Management - 20%:Keep accurate records of vehicle mileage, fuel consumption and maintenance work/costsPerform daily inspections to ensure that all official vehicles are road worthy and in good working order.Wash/Clean official vehicles ensuring they are kept tidy and parked in a secured area.Complete vehicle inspection checklists and promptly report any defects, faults or incidents that occur to the Transport ManagerCheck that all vehicle equipment and tools are secured safely and are functioning correctly.Manage a working stock of spares (held in stores with restricted access) for the fleet based in Maiduguri in line with FCO/BHC policy.Administrative Support - 20%:Provide administrative support for the day to day running of the Maiduguri officeAssist the Transport Manager and liaise with other Corporate Services staff based in Abuja as necessaryUpdate transport related data using Microsoft Office IT systems and maintain other records as may be delegated by the office/transport managerMaintain adequate records for all the operations of the Maiduguri transport unit required for audit purposes e.g. Journey records, Stores, Vehicle maintenance check lists, Fuel Consumption, etc

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