Driver GSB7

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Website Company Name: African Union-ECOSOCC

Company Summary:

Job Description:

Job title: Driver (Local)
Grade: GSB7 (Step 1)
Duty Station: Lusaka, Zambia
Contract type: Regular
Opening Date: 16 March 2023
As this is a local position, applicants must be holders of valid residence and work permits of the duty station
The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) is an advisory organ of the African Union, established during the third Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2004 under the provisions of articles 5 (i) and 22 of the AU Constitutive Act.
Duties and Responsibilities
The driver shall perform the following tasks:

Drive office vehicles safely and transport authorized personnel, official visitors and guests to and from official destinations, including the airport, Diplomatic Missions and/or International Organizations, Government Offices etc.
Collect and deliver official mails, documents and other items to and outside the office.
Run errands for the office, as will be directed by supervisor i.e. payment of bills, and makes minor purchases of office supplies.
Take note of all available information concerning street conditions and effective routes.
Act in compliance with traffic laws and regulations. Carry his/her valid driving license at all times while operating the assigned official vehicles; and Observe Maximum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) and ensure compliance;
Maintain vehicle logbook on a daily basis, and keep record all official trips and movements, (daily mileage, gas consumption) and hand ensure the log is check by the supervisor regularly.
Ensure the presence of safety and service tools in the assigned vehicle and that they are in good conditions;
Report any involvement of the office vehicle in any kind of accidents, any damage or theft of equipment from the

1. Qualifications and Experience Required

Technical/Vocational Certificate or High school certificate. Higher qualification will be an added advantage.
Clean and valid driving licence
Academic Qualification in Auto Mechanics will be an added advantage
Defensive driving training certificate or related, linked to safe driving and enhancement of technical and maintenance abilities.
A minimum of Three (3) years of driving experience.
Familiarity to working in a diplomatic and international work environment and its protocol and demands will be a preferred advantage.

2. Remuneration:
Indicative basic salary of US$ 6,935.00 (GSB 7 Step 1) per annum plus other related entitlements for locally recruited staff.
3. Application procedure:
Interested parties must submit the following:

A motivation letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the AU-ECOSOCC.
Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae indicating the candidate’s nationality, age and gender.
Three (3) contactable referees who have good knowledge of the candidate’s work.
Copies of relevant academic qualifications.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Apply here.
Closing date 14 April 2023

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