Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Drivers at AS Operations West Africa Limited

AS Operations West Africa Ltd. (ASO) is a Nigeria-registered subsidiary of Adam Smith International (ASI). ASO provides operational support to three DFID-funded projects in Nigeria, i.e. NIAF, GEMS and ENABLE. Operational services include IT and Communications; Residential and Hotel Accommodations; Administrative Support; Domestic Ground and Air Transportation; International Travel and Protocol; and, Security Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Driver


Job Summary

  • This position works within the Transport Services section of a mid-sized operational services company. Among our clients is a leading international advisory firm that works throughout the world to help reform and improve economies and institutions
  • This position provides support to 5 key clients by providing ground transportation support.
  • Operating a variety of vehicles including sedans, trucks and SUVs for the purpose of providing local city support, airport transportation and interstate travel support
  • Ensuring that vehicles are kept in a clean and operationally safe condition at all times
  • Completing log books and travel records in a neat, precise and timely manner
  • Ensuring that Standard Operating Procedures relating to journey management are followed for each and every trip.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent driving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Above-average ability to communicate effectively in English; preference may be given to candidates who have other official languages in addition to English
  • Ability to carry out basic mathematical calculations
  • Knowledge of the rules of safe driving
  • Knowledge of the Nigeria Highway Code
  • Knowledge of the city road systems of Nigeria including Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Kogi and Lagos
Education, Experience, Licensing and Certification
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of recent driving experience with no infractions;
  • Preference may be given to candidates who have worked with an NGO, International company or Foreign Embassy
  • Extensive driving experience in one or more of the named cities, i.e. Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Kogi and Lagos
  • A valid Nigeria driver’s license
  • Preference may be given to candidates with a current First Aid/CPR certificate from a recognized organization
  • Preference may be given to candidates who have recently and successfully completed defensive driver training.
Salary is based on an established, posted pay scale. This position is classified as a Support Services Level 8.

Application Closing Date

18th March 2016 at 1600hrs (WAT).

How To Apply

Interested and qualified application package should include:
  • A cover letter detailing how you meet the Education, Experience, Licensing and Certification qualifications;
  • Your CV; and
  • Contact details for three recent work-related referees
Email your application package to: "Driver - Abuja" in the subject line.


  • Only applicants who meet the Education and Experience qualifications will be contacted. If you do not meet these, you need not apply.
  • Applications received after this time will not be considered.