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Driver - Kano Literacy and Mathematics Accelerator (KaLMA) - Nigeria
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Business Support Services
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade K
Vacancy Description
Pay band: 1/ Location: Kano, Nigeria/ Contract type: Until 31 December 2020 (with possibility of renewal subject to donor funding)/ Requirements: Applicants must have pre-existing legal right to live and work in Nigeria/ Closing date and time: 24 September 2019 (23:59 UK Time)

The British Council SSA has a new opportunity for a Driver for the Kano Literacy and Mathematics Accelerator (KaLMA) Project in Nigeria.

The Role:

Driver - Kano Literacy and Mathematics Accelerator (KaLMA)

The Role Purpose:

This is a fixed term role to support the provision of secure transportation of personnel and resources for British Council in accordance with the organisation’s policies and standards.

Role Requirements: 

  • Proficiency in English 
  • Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or equivalent
  • A valid Nigeria driver’s license   
  • A minimum of 3 years of proven experience in a similar role within the corporate sector or NGO sector.   
  • In depth knowledge of designated locations and road signs  
  • Experience of working as part of a successful team/function.   
  • Experience driving an armoured vehicle (assessed during interview)
  • Basic IT skills including MS Word and Excel 
  • Advanced driving skills 
  • Customer service skills 
  • FRSC driving test certificate 
  • Able to plan own work over short timescales for routine or familiar tasks and processes.

Please refer to the role profile for a full list of the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application:

Driver - Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf


Closing date for applications is 24 September 2019 (23:59 UK time)

In your application form, please clearly explain how you meet the essential and desirable skills, qualification and experience criteria mentioned in the person specification section of the role profile. This will help us determine your fit for the role and increase your application's chances of success.

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.  Each year we reach over 20 million people face to face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

Our Equality Commitment:

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.