Driver at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – Belgium (3 Openings)

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  • Company: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
  • Location: Nigeria
  • State: Kebbi Jobs
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Logistics/Transportation Jobs in NigeriaMedecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Jobs in Nigeria

Job Description

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. Médecins Sans Frontières provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict. They do so irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Location:  Jega, Kebbi
Contract Period: Definite (6 Months)
Slots: 3 Openings

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing the tasks of transporting authorized goods and passengers in an MSF vehicle, ensuring its technical and safety conditions and respecting the country’s traffic rules and MSF security rules, in order to provide 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 hand over 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, in order 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
  • 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 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 security rules

Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Ensure each movement’s departure and arrival is reported to the radio and entered in the driver’s movement logbook (including trip starting/ending time & mileage, and names of passengers).
  • Ensure fuel refill details are entered in the fuel logbook.
  • Ensure details of maintenance services and repairs performed on the vehicle is recorded in the vehicle maintenance log book.
  • Reminds teams going for ATFCs , FMC, and other places to close on time to ensure that all teams and vehicles report back to ITFC Maiyama by 5 PM.
  • The list above is not exhaustive, it is a summary, the activities will evolve according to the need.

Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 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 (4×4, Vans, Trucks)
  • Desirable MSF or other NGOs experience.
  • This job description may be amended in line with the activities or evolution of the Missi on.

Application Closing Date
17th July, 2022.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Note
  • Dual Employment is considered as a gross misconduct, as per MSF Belgium Internal Regulations (IR) and hence not acceptable.
  • Applications should be sent through the indicated channel (online application form) containing the right subject, meeting all requirements, otherwise application will not be entertained.
  • Interested candidates should submit their application, including cover letter, resume and copy of relevant certificates via the Online Application Link OR QR Code ONLY;
  • Subject: “Application for Driver”
  • The following vacancy is open to all residents of Nigeria.
  • Please note only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interview; MSF Belgium takes this opportunity to thank all potential candidates for their application.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the next recruitment steps.
  • MSF reserves the right to cancel any step or whole of the process at any stage of recruitment.

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