Ikore International Development Limited (Ikore) Ongoing Job Vacancy – Apply Now!

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17 Aug, 2022

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Driving Jobs in Nigeria

Ikore International Development Limited (Ikore) is an international development organization, proffering innovative solutions to drive sustainable social and enterprise development. We work in hard-to-reach, economically deprived places and vulnerable communities torn apart by instability across Nigeria and Africa, providing solutions that support inefficient markets and communities. In the Agricultural Sector, we facilitate inclusive market growth by deploying strategies that promote value chain competitiveness and build resilient communities, ensuring bumper harvest for rural poor farmers in those communities. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: State Project Driver
Location: Adamawa
Employment Type: Contract (Consultant)

Project Overview and Role:

  • The project covers mobilized and existing smallholders’ male youths’farmersand female processors in the NE, build the capacity of agricultural extension workers, lead farmers and private sector-led Agro-allied partners to increase the flow of timely agronomic extension messages for improved farming and processing techniques, thereby increasing productivity, quality of farm produce and reducing the hardship and impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

Ultimately, the Project will:

  • Enable youth, especially young women to engage in sustainable livelihoods;
  • Create an enabling environment for smallholder/rural farmers to access markets where they achieved improved yields within a single cropping cycle and where thereafter able to, on their own, carry out more successful production and processing activities;
  • Support for smallholder farmers to complete dry and wet season production, through the provision of in-kind input grants, capacity building (in farm production, processing, and waste management);
  • Foster access to critical resources for vulnerable rural groups (young women and unemployed youth) that are financially excluded and lacked the capacity to procure the needed inputs for farming to stimulate increased productivity and income.
  • To effectively manage and implement this project, we are seeking for the services of a state project driver.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Driver is a consultant to support the project staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the State Project Manager.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Drive vehicles as directed, including transporting project staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks;
  • Responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to State Project Manager; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times;
  • Compile trip reports and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations;
  • Ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat;
  • Report any accidents involved while driving the project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities;
  • ensure the vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip;
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the State Project Manager


  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND)
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project
  • Be able to communicate in English language
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter as one document (PDF or Word) with complete Contact details to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline:
7th September, 2022.


Note: Applications will be reviewed, and online interviews will be conducted with shortlisted candidates before finalists are invited for on-site interviews.

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