9 Mar 2016

Full-Time Transport Manager at British High Commission

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

Transport Manager 06/16 ABJ

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Protocol, Visits and Events

  • Plan,  organise and direct the administration of the British High Commissions   transport requirements, staff duty rosters including fleet management and   deployment.
  • Effective   and efficient management of all resources; vehicle replacements,servicing,  spares and fuel stocks.
  • Manage    and supervise a group of transport co-ordinators, mechanics and other  support staff employed in the transport team in addition to a combined pool of 30+ drivers.
  • Prepare and monitor annual/quarterly budgets for the transport team, prudently        managing, authorising, recording and regularly reporting on all  expenditure.
  • Close supervision  of the official pool of vehicles, ensuring valid documentation, proper maintenance, driver competence and adherence to health, safety and        security regulations.
  • Central point  of contact for liaising and communicating with various customers, internal        and external partners (including the Nigeria Police, FRSC, DFID, BDHC  Lagos, British Council, etc) on all transport related matters.
  • Plan and co-ordinate logistical arrangements for VIP visits and up-country journeys.

  • Relevant educational   qualifications ( University Degree, HND or Professional Certificates)
  • Familiar with   the Nigerian transport system and the Abuja road networks
  • Possess a valid   drivers licence

  • Previous   experience in Transport or Logistical Management
  • Experience of   managing a large team to deliver a quality service in a high pressure   environment
  • A good command   of English language – both verbally and in writing .
  • Flexible   approach to problem solving with an ability   to think on their feet
  • Demsontrate good   interpersonal skills
  • A self starter able   to work with minimal supervision
  • Good   organisational skills – capable of working quickly and accurately
  • Budgeting and   financial management experience
  • Proficient use   of Microsoft Office tools

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

22 March 2016

B3 (L)





British High Commission


N 493,126 monthly

1 May 2016

  • To apply please attach CV and a cover letter as one document
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Nigeria are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Country.
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.

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