Open Vacancy - Embassy Driver

Open Vacancy - Embassy Driver

Place of Assignment: The Embassy of Finland, 3 Abu El Feda Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Duration of Assignment: A fixed-term contract for a period of one year with the possibility of extension (including probation period)

Start date: June 1, 2021

Closing Date for Applying: 22 May 2021

Main Duties / Responsibilities

  • Transporting of Embassy staff in a safe and professional manner.
  • Ensuring vehicle is health and safety compliant and properly equipped.
  • Messenger services – delivering Embassy correspondence.
  • Arranging logistics of the Embassy - planning routes to venues and assisting as required with official visits of VIPs.
  • Clearing consignments from the customs.
  • Managing the car fleet – provide all the required supplies for the vehicle and car maintenance.
  • Supporting the Embassy staff with procurement if needed.
  • Responsible for the renewal of registration of diplomatic cars of the Embassy and diplomats and car insurances and other administrative issues related to vehicles.
  • Substituting the driver for the Head of the Mission, when necessary.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Embassy Management.

Qualifications

Professional work experience

Minimum of two years of relevant work experience, preferably within the Embassies or international organizations.

Languages

Fluent in Arabic and English (written and spoken)

Other Requirements

  • Holder of a valid driving license
  • Familiar with advanced knowledge of driving Greater Cairo
  • Road safety awareness
  • Stress management 

Considered as advantage

  • Experience of driving armoured vehicle
  • IT skills, explicitly Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word

Inter-personal skills

Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment, team player, high degree of integrity and confidentiality, flexibility, punctuality, service-oriented attitude and reliability.

How to Apply for the Position

  • All interested applicants should submit their CV and cover letter by 22 May 2021 deadline at the latest in English to [email protected] with a reference: Embassy of Finland, Application for Embassy Driver
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.