European Union Office in Kosovo 
European Union Special Representative in Kosovo

Vacancy: Driver

28/05/2018 - 06:24
Local agents

ECHO Regional Office in Bangkok is seeking to recruit one national staff to be based in Bangkok for the position of Driver.



The European Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and conflicts outside the European Union. For humanitarian aid, the Commission works with about 200 operational partners, including United Nations agencies, the Red Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Aid is channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation.


ECHO Regional Office in Bangkok is seeking to recruit one national staff to be based in Bangkok for the following position of:

Driver (Group V)

Ref 2018-05 - Driver

ECHO is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.


The candidate needs to demonstrate the following criteria:


  • Secondary education or equivalent. Must have a valid personal driving license.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience driving 4 wheel drives, with a safe driving record;
  • Specific driving experience in the country and sub-region;
  • Safe-driving and security trained is an advantage;
  • Basic knowledge of protocol rules and procedures;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Knowledge of communications equipment such as radio, GPS is an advantage
  • Knowledge of driving rules and  regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs;
  • Previous experience in a Governmental or other International Organisation is an advantage;
  • Basic computer literacy


  • Fluency in English (verbal).
  • Good knowledge of Thai language.


As a part of a dynamic team, the job holder drives the office vehicle for transporting authorised personnel and delivery/collection of mail, documents and other items for the ECHO office.

For the detailed activities, see attached Terms of Reference (TOR) for the position. Note that a one-year contract will be offered. Renewal could be proposed, depending on performance and confirmation of the Driver position in the office’s organigramme.


Applications MUST comprise of:

  • A cover letter (maximum of 1 page) setting out the candidate’s motivation and suitability for the position,
  • A detailed CV(maximum of 3 pages) in the attached European CV Format only; and
  • A copy of education certificate.
  • A copy of relevant work certificates.
  • A copy of valid driving license.
  • The name, position and contact number/details (telephone, e-mail) of three references, one of them being from the last employer.


It should be sent by email to until 17:00hrs (Bangkok time) on 15.06.2018 at the latest. The reference of the position must be clearly indicated in the subject line.

Applications should be marked: “Driver (refer THA 05/2018)”.

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as grounds for disqualification.




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