Delegation of the European Union to Armenia

Job Vacancy Announcement: Temporary position / Driver

15/04/2019 - 09:12
National positions

The European Union Office in Kosovo is looking for: Interim Support Staff (Temporary position / Driver) Vacancy Reference: Vacancy EUOK 02-19 ADM_ Interim

The European Union Office in Kosovo has the following vacancy for Temporary Staff position:

Post:            Temporary position / Driver

Section:       Administration

Reference:  Vacancy EUOK 02-19 ADM_ Interim

Status:        Interim Support Staff

Duration:   12 months


We are

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy. 

The EU Office in Kosovo plays a pivotal role in realising the European agenda in Kosovo with the aim to promote Kosovo's approximation to the European Union.

We offer a temporary position of Driver. The recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the EU Office in Kosovo. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as an interim support staff (driver) – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the EU Office in Kosovo. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as support staff to ensure that procedures applied are in line with the applicable regulations, procedures and prevailing instructions under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.

Main tasks

LOGISTIC SUPPORT - Transport of persons, goods and / or documents

  • Drive members of the EU Office staff in Kosovo when required by the Office;
  • Drive other authorized staff, diplomatic corps visitors and other high-level personalities in Kosovo;
  • Transport goods and / or documents;
  • Maintaining a duly log book of the vehicle;
  • Distribute mail and / or other documents within the organization and among other institutions in Pristina;
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the official vehicle as needed, including: car wash, maintenance to garage, technical control;
  • Ensure that the vehicle is used in accordance with internal rules and regulations.


EU Office’s logistics

  • Assisting the Office in the management of the vehicle fleet, arranging servicing and repairs of the EU Office's cars;
  • Assist in the management of the physical assets of the EU Office (offices, residence, accommodations, motor vehicles, furniture, office and housing equipment, IT equipment, etc.);
  • Assist in procurement procedures.

OPERATIONAL and ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT - Support to meetings management

  • Provide administrative and logistical support for the organisation of internal and external events such as meetings, workshops, conferences and public events;
  •     Any other tasks as assigned.

The specific position and related duties of the employee shall be decided and may be adapted by the employer according to the needs of the European Union. 

The place of employment is the EU Office in Pristina. 

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  3. A secondary degree with three years of relevant working experience;
  4. Valid driving licence B category;
  5. Good command of spoken and written English;
  6. Fluency in Albanian and/or Serbian;
  7. Knowledge of local streets and avenues;
  8. Familiarity with the location of major buildings (Embassies, Ministries, International Organisations, etc.);
  9. Ability to work in a multicultural team, showing good interpersonal skills;
  10. Sense of initiative, organisation, responsibility, punctuality and discretion;
  11. Capability to execute tasks in a timely and efficient manner, even when working under pressure while respecting both safety and driving  rules and regulations;
  12. Fully computer literate;
  13. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication with peers and superiors.

The following will be considered an asset:

  1. Any additional training relevant to the post (i.e. professional driving training, evasive driving training, safety driving, etc.);
  2. Any additional category of driving license (C, D, E, etc.)
  3. Knowledge of mechanics;
  4. Experience in an international organisation;
  5. Knowledge of any other EU language.

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents, using the following subject line: "EUOK 02-19 ADM _ Interim _ (applicant's last name)" to: The package should include a Cover Letter and a detailed the European Curriculum Vitae Format, in English, which can be found here

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which may include an interview if necessary – during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.

The candidates who are not shortlisted will not be contacted. The EU Office in Kosovo will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to

The EU Office in Kosovo is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, members of minorities and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for submission of applications is 29/04/2019

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