Driver at the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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Job Title: Driver

CFCV No.: SVN2021.064
Location: Yola, Adamawa
IOM Classification: G2
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Organizational Unit: Procurement & Logistics
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension


  • Under the overall and direct supervision of the Head of Sub-Office, and close coordination of Procurement & Logistics
  • Officer in Maiduguri, the successful candidate will be responsible for completing standard driving and logistics supporting activities in line with IOM’s rules and regulations. In particular, the incumbent will perform the following duties below.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Drive IOM vehicle assigned to support the Mission.
  • Adhere and comply with IOM Driver’s Code of Conduct and Safety & Security Guidelines for Operating IOM Vehicle
  • Ensure that the IOM vehicle project is used only for official/authorized business, as advised by the supervisor.
  • Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure the roadworthiness of the vehicles. This includes a daily check of tyres, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc.
  • Arrange for minor repairs and ensures that the vehicles are kept clean.
  • Ensure that the vehicles undertake regular service intervals.
  • Make sure that the vehicle always has a full tank prior to departure for field trips.
  • Find the most direct routing over the best available roads to the destination.
  • Make sure that the daily log sheet is prepared, and a monthly report is prepared to summarize statistics linked to mileage, fuel consumption, etc. for the vehicle.
  • Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involves IOM and its officials.
  • Take proper measurements to reduce potential security threats to IOM staff or property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and along transport routes.
  • Collect and delivers mail/documents as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that the steps required by the local rules and regulations (pertaining to driving) are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Meet IOM staff members and official guests at the airport and facilitates customs formalities as required.
  • Perform any other duties that the supervisor may assign.


  • High School Certificate / Diploma in related fields.
  • Professional certification in driving.


  • Minimum of two years driving experience with Humanitarian actors.
  • Knowledgeable of Adamawa State roads and terrain.
  • Have with valid driving license, must pass physical and drug screening
  • Flexible work schedule and be ready to be engaged on short notice.
  • Previous work experience in international organizations and companies would be an advantage preferably within the United Nations or within the international humanitarian
  • Good knowledge of the northeast region in Nigeria is an asset.


  • A demonstrated level of computer literacy is an added advantage.
  • Ability to multi-task and to prioritize required.


  • Fluency in English is required, working knowledge of Local Languages such as Hausa and Fulani will be added advantage.

Required Competencies:

  • The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respect and promote individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates the ability to work in a composed, competent, and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2:

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action-oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge, and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way.

Application Closing Date
1st August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Position Title as the subject of the email.
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  • In order for the applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for application, addressed to Human Resources, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and with a subject line SVN2021.064 Yola. Driver, G2.
  • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers, and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Please note that this position is open only to Nigerian National applicants and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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