Delegation of the European Union to Lesotho

The European Union Delegation to the Kingdom of Lesotho is looking for a Driver

07/06/2018 - 09:22
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The deadline for receipt of applications is: Friday 22 June 2018 – 12.00 (noon).

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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 as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy. The EU Delegation in Maseru ensures the representation of the EU to the Kingdom of Lesotho and bilateral relations in the domains of political relations, economic, trade and external assistance cooperation. 

 

We offer

The EU Delegation in Maseru seeks a Driver who will occasionally perform simple logistical and administrative tasks for the Delegation (this job function may evolve in accordance with the needs of the Delegation). They will serve under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of Administration. 

The place of employment is the EU Delegation to Lesotho located at 167 Constitution Road, Maseru West.

The person will be recruited as a Group 5 Local Agent. The starting basic salary is LSL 7,176.00, which is subject to income tax. We offer an attractive position in an international organisation. Benefits, such as an additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

 

We are looking for a person who should have/be:

  • Completed secondary education;
  • In possession of a valid driving licence;
  • Minimum Code 8 driving licence (Code 10 driving licence is considered an advantage);
  • Have minimum 5 years of proven driving experience as a professional driver with a clean driving record;
  • Previous driving experience with an Embassy or an international organisation will be considered an advantage;
  • Professional driving training qualification is an asset (defensive driving, hijacking prevention, etc.);
  • Excellent knowledge of the roads in Maseru and in Lesotho in general. Knowledge of other major South African cities is an asset;
  • Technical knowledge of the basic mechanical functions of vehicles;
  • Ability to work and handle instructions in a calm manner and speedily while always showing patience and politeness when dealing with both passengers and other road users;
  • Punctuality and reliability are a must. Client-oriented. Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to identify users' needs with a high sense of discretion and confidentiality;
  • Basic computer literacy (Email use, Microsoft Office).

 

Languages: Fluent in English and in Sesotho (listening, reading, spoken interaction and production, writing).

 

 

How to apply

Applications, consisting of a CV and a motivation letter should be addressed to the EU Delegation's Head of Administration, by e-mail to delegation-lesotho-hoa@eeas.europa.eu OR by hand-delivery (not both) to our offices located at 167 Constitution Road, Maseru West (opening hours: from Monday to Thursday: 7h45-12h45 and 13h45-17h00; on Friday: 7h45-12h45).  Please note that you have to go through security check procedures before reaching the reception, which may delay the delivery of your application.

The selection procedure will consist of an evaluation of the applications, a possible test and an interview for shortlisted candidates.

 

Notes

Please note that, due to the often large numbers of applications that we receive, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone. Any queries concerning this procedure should be addressed to delegation-lesotho-hoa@eeas.europa.eu .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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