Driver at International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO)

International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO)

International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) – Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is a British charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Summary

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure the transporting of goods and persons safely toward their destination. The Driver also supports for basic administration management, such as procurement and purchases.
  • This position reports to the INSO Field Support Officer.
  • The Driver position is a highly rewarding role, offering a unique opportunity to work in a close-knit team giving support in relation to the provision of safety services to the NGO community.

Major Responsibilities

  • To operate INSO vehicles as directed by the Field Support Officer
  • To assist the Field Support Officer in travel and Fleet Management.
  • To assist the Field Support Officer in Procurement processes, including purchase, accommodation and travels
  • To maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests.
  • To ensure punctuality and safe transport;
  • To observe the road, traffic laws and regulations of Nigeria.
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards.
  • Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty

Car Security & Maintenance:

  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition always
  • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month
  • Assist the Field Support Officer to ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule

Car Logbook maintenance:

  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc;
  • Provide assistance to the Administrative team, including but not limited to:
    • Facilitating immigration and customs formalities as per requirements
    • Delivering goods and correspondences, carrying parcels, packages, delivery and collection of official documents as per required
  • Any other tasks that may be assigned to you.

Mandatory Requirements

  • 2 years work experience as a driver
  • Valid Driving License and existing ability to drive 4×4 vehicles with manual gear.
  • Basic knowledge of administrative processes.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa.
  • Computer literate.

Preferred Characteristics:

  1. 2 years work experience in INGO as a driver.

Key Personal Competencies:

  • A good listener
  • A good communicator
  • Ability to Prioritize and work with less supervision
  • Team player 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Application Closing Date
20th June, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using “INSO Driver – Maiduguri” as the subject of the mail.

Application Requirements
Candidates meeting the specified criteria are invited to apply by sending the following documentation to the email above:

  • Cover letter (1 page max) – specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, your motivation in applying and what you hope to bring to INSO.
  • Up to date CV (3 pages max).


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date.
  • Qualified females are encouraged to apply.
  • Please do not send any additional information (certificates, other writing samples, etc.) and keep the total size of your application under 2MB if possible.