The Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu is looking for a Driver

The Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu is looking for a Driver to start working in March 2024. The vacancy is for two years until 30th April 2026. The first six (6) months is a probationary period.

Duties will include:

  • Driving the Embassy staff including the Ambassador 
  • Responsible for the care of and servicing of the cars
  • Dispatching of official documents and running errands for the Embassy
  • Handling and coordinating issues relating to the maintenance of the Embassy premises and diplomatic residences with relevant team members
  • Taking care of the supply at the office storage
  • Other duties assigned by the supervisors


  • A valid Nepali driver’s license (B), a clean traffic and criminal record
  • Experience in professional driving; preferably 5 years of previous experience as a driver, of which min. 3 years in an international organization or an Embassy or other relevant international employer
  • Good health condition is necessary  
  • At least primary education
  • Very good knowledge of Kathmandu roads and landmarks, awareness and respect of traffic regulation
  • Knowledge regarding the maintenance of cars (cleaning and technical checks)
  • Having knowledge on protocol matters is an advantage
  • Fluency in English, good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the team with Embassy’s Head Driver, time management skills
  • Flexibility in working hours, ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary, including public holidays
  • Teamwork spirit and service-minded attitude, good co-operation skills.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit:

  • A max. 1 page cover letter expressing interest and clearly addressing the stated requirements for the position
  • Resume/CV

Please send your cover letter with CV to [email protected] by February 15, 2024, 11:59 PM (Nepal time). In the subject line, please refer to “Driver vacancy”. Applications not submitted by the deadline – or incomplete applications – will not receive consideration. Applications received via standard mail service will not be taken into account. Applications will not be returned. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase, which will include an interview.

A security clearance will be conducted on the proposed candidate with the consent of the applicant.

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