European Economic and Trade Office in Taiwan

The European Union Office in Taipei is looking for: Driver/Office support agent

22/02/2021 - 07:46
Local agents

We offer a post of a driver/office support agent. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will drive the Office vehicle, serve as technical and support staff and perform various logistical and technical tasks (administration, IT and maintenance), under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of Administration. There is a requirement for flexibility concerning working hours as drivers are frequently called upon to work evenings and weekends.

We are

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aide, and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations/Offices, which have a similar function to those of an embassy. The EU Office in Taipei, represents the European Union in Taiwan.

We offer

We offer a post of a driver/office support agent. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will drive the Office vehicle, serve as technical and support staff and perform various logistical and technical tasks (administration, IT and maintenance), under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of Administration. There is a requirement for flexibility concerning working hours as drivers are frequently called upon to work evenings and weekends.

The place of employment is the EU Office in Taipei, located at 16F, 333, Keelung Rd, Section 1, Xinyi District, Taipei City. The person will be recruited as Group 5 local agent. The starting basic salary is TWD 43,422.00, which is subject to income tax. We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  3. Minimum High school degree;
  4. In possession of a valid professional driving licence;
  5. Have minimum 5 years of proven driving experience as a professional driver with a clean driving record;
  6. Excellent knowledge of the roads in Taipei city, New Taipei City and in Taiwan in general;
  7. Has a satisfactory knowledge of English
  8. Computer literacy (Email use, Microsoft Office, Visual Basic, Java etc.)

 

 The following will be considered an asset:

  1. Technical knowledge of the basic mechanical functions of vehicles;
  2. Experience of working in other foreign representation offices;
  3. First Aid training;
  4. Politeness, patience, and punctuality.

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to DELEGATION-TAIWAN-RECRUITEMENT@eeas.europa.eu. The package should include a cover letter, a detailed CV, and copy of the Driving licence.

The Office will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to DELEGATION-TAIWAN-RECRUITEMENT@eeas.europa.eu.

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 will include an interview and a practical and written test – 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 Office 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 : 31 March 2021 

The start date is : 01 July 2021

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