at GIZ-CPS programme
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted April 1, 2020
Category Driver
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



The driver is responsible for

  • safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles
  • regularly servicing and looking after official vehicles
  • taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations
  • supporting facilitation and logistical tasks
  • running official errands and
  • assisting with other office work



  • Secondary high school education
  • holds a valid driver’s licence (grade 3rd level)
  • first aid knowledge is an asset

Professional experience

  • at least 5 years’ work experience as a driver with references
  • proven knowledge in off-road driving and use of 4×4
  • prove of no major accidents in the past 2 years

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • good knowledge of English language, knowledge of German and/or Arabic is an asset
  • knowledge of Amharic and at least one local language spoken in Benishangul – Gumuz Region
  • discipline and punctuality
  • resilience and patience
  • familiarity with Assosa and Benishangul – Gumuz Region
  • appropriate appearance and attire friendly manner with all passengers
  • ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times according to GIZ transportation rules and regulations and reports restrictions immediately
  • willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are to be agreed with management

Place of Work:  Assosa, Benishangul – Gumuz Regional State


Applying Instructions

Application deadline: April 15, 2020

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV to the following address:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

GIZ CBCES Assosa Office (behind Assosa branch office of Ethiopian Insurance Corporation between Bamboo Paradise and Blendana Hotels (Ethiopian Insurance Corporation Compound))

Benishangul, Assosa, Ethiopia


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

P.O. Box 100009

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Fax: 011 554 0764


Email: [email protected]


The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position title ‘Driver #071/2020” in the subject line of your email application or on the envelope or on the fax applications. Due to large number of applications we categorise applications with the vacancy numbers. Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

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