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Dispatch Rider OND - HND / BSc Job

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Job Details

Job ID: 09/21 ABJ

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Job Category: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Job Subcategory: Corporate Services Support

Type of Position: Permanent

Grade: S1

Start Date: 1st July, 2021.

Main Purpose of the Job

To provide mail delivery services in a safe, efficient and courteous manner observing all road traffic rules, while maintaining a good tracking system for all handled mails. Perform administrative duties as may be required to support the effective running of the Abuja transport operations

Roles and Responsibilities

Transport Services - 90%:

Responsible for receiving and delivery of mails from/to various Diplomatic missions, government offices and private establishments

Collection of High Commission’s bills of various organisations.

Collection and delivery of daily newspapers to the High Commission.

Liaise with Nigerian Postal services for the High Commission

Keep records of incoming and outgoing mails.

Serve as messenger.

Motorbike Maintenance and Administrative Support - 10% :

Keep accurate records of motor bike mileage, fuel consumption and maintenance work / costs

Perform daily inspections to ensure that all official motor bikes are road worthy and in good working order.

Wash / Clean official motorbikes ensuring they are clean and parked in a secured area.

Complete motorbike inspection checklists and promptly report any defects, faults or incidents that occur to the Transport Manager

Provide administrative support to the transport desk as may be required

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Full valid Nigerian driving licence

No previous traffic convictions

A minimum of 2 years cognate despatch rider experience is required

Good working knowledge of Abuja

Basic Computer skills - Microsoft Office tools

Must possess minimum of SSCE with 5 credits obtained in one sitting

Must be able to write and speak English fluently

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

An ability to work unsupervised

Required Competencies

Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Working Hours

Drivers must work shifts rather than standard office hours. The nature of the job will require flexible working patterns. There is a requirement to work on a rotational basis sometimes in the evening and on weekends. Overtime will be paid for additional hours worked.


N138,237.69 / Month.

Other Benefits:

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

Mandatory FCDO e-learning

Access to FCDO e-learning opportunities and formal/informal learning and development opportunities at the British High Commission

Application Closing Date

1st June, 2021 .

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


Additional Information:

Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening. Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.

The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.

Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.

Company Description
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 the UK and the countries we work with - changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.