European Union External Action

Driver - POST NO 46996

08/08/2021 - 13:24
Local agents

Overall purpose: To serve as driver with responsibility for transporting staff, guests, and goods under the supervision of the Head of Administration.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION TO EGYPT - CAIRO

 

 

Driver/ Administration Section/ Local Agent

Unlimited Contract

POST NO 46996

 

 

Overall purpose:

To serve as driver with responsibility for transporting staff, guests, and goods under the supervision of the Head of Administration.

Driver duties

  • Driving staff and visitors within and outside of Cairo
  • Despatch of letters and invitations
  • Collection/delivery of goods
  • Maintain the Delegation’s vehicles
  • Car maintenance
  • Co-ordination with other colleagues in order to ensure continuance of the service.

 

Other office assistance duties

  • Assist in clerical tasks e.g. photocopying, internal distribution of mail, etc
  • Assist in registration, customs and other procedures
  • Co-ordinate with the Admin Secretariat for further information on the tasks assigned
  • Perform any other tasks as required by the Head of Administration.

 

Competencies/Skills

Education:

  • Secondary School

Experience:

  • Qualified as a professional driver with five years of relevant experience
  • Basic mechanical skills for informed care/servicing of the Delegation’s vehicles
  • Experience from an international organisation or Embassy is an advantage
  • Written and spoken English and Arabic.
  • Good practical knowledge infrastructures maintenance or logistics is an advantage

 

Technical knowledge:

  • Valid Egyptian driving license TYPE X AND Y.
  • Good driving skills and knowledge of traffic rules
  • Good knowledge of vehicle mechanic.
  • Commitment to safety and respect of traffic regulations.
  • Ability to carry out clerical work,
  • Computer literate, MS Word, Excel, Outlook.

Others:

  • Good communication skills as well as the ability to work in a team
  • High professional standards, discretion, reliability, confidentiality, personal integrity, and loyalty
  • Able to manage the car schedule program in an efficient and effective way and manage time schedule. Punctual.
  • Cheerful and good working ethics. Flexibility to work under pressure and to respond quickly to new demands. Commitment to assure quality, speed, and accuracy in performing technical and procedural duties.
  • Being a proactive person.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

 

Kindly note that shortlisted candidates will be kept for one year in a reserved list to be used for any upcoming post.

Applicants must fill out the EU-CV format Microsoft Office document icon cv_format_2.doc and send it with a Motivation letter indicating the relevant professional experience to the recruitment e-mail: delegation-egypt-recruitment@eeas.europa.eu until August 22nd, 2021 (Please write the post number in the subject)