Delegation of the European Union to India and Bhutan


18/12/2019 - 10:43
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The European Union Delegation to INDIA is looking for: Driver


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.


We offer

We offer a post of Driver 

Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Driver. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff to function as a driver under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.

The contract will be an indefinite contract.


The salary will be set according the existing salary grid applicable for the level of the post inside the organisation, taking into account the chosen candidate's proven work experience in the field. Benefits, such as additional medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.



  • Transport of persons and goods/documents.
  • Car maintenance, vehicle fleet management
  • Driving official vehicles for duties for officials/local agents • Despatch of letters/by-hand deliveries • Collection/delivery of passports/visas etc. from Ministries • Pick-up/drop duties to airports • Despatch of invitation cards • Photocopying and other administrative tasks as assigned by Head of Section.

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Valid Indian driving license
  2. Medically fit to perform the required duties (mandatory medical check-up prior to recruitment);
  3. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  4. Good knowledge of English and Hindi; good technical knowledge of vehicles and vehicle maintenance; basic computer knowledge; good oral and written communication skills.
  5. 5 years of relevant working experience as a driver

The following will be considered an asset:

  1. Working experience in an Embassy or international organisation environment
  2. Technical education


How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to


The package must include

1. Cover letter

2. A completed CV in the EU standard format

(The EU Standard format (EuroPass) can be downloaded from the following web page:

 3. Any pertinent recommendation letters


The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone. Please address any queries concerning this procedure to


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 a driving test and an interview – during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually; however, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited. 


The deadline for applications is: 15 January 2020 at 17:00 (5pm)

The post will be available from the beginning of February 2020.


Data protection: protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies apply.



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