Driver at the European Union

The European Union (EU) is a supranational political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. The Union has a total area of 4,233,255 km² and an estimated total population of over 448 million.

The European Union Traineeship offers students a unique opportunity to gain firsthand experience in EU policymaking through paid placements in its offices across Europe.

Interested and qualified candidates for the role of driver at the European Union, should read the details below.

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Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: OND
  • Location: Abuja | Nigeria.

Job Description:

  • Drive for the Delegation’s staff and visitors as per assignment in a safe and law-abiding manner to ensure passenger safety and vehicle longevity;
  • Clean, maintain, and repair the vehicles placed under his/her responsibility;
  • Control the level of fuel, engine oil, radiator water, brake fluid, power steering fluid, etc.;
  • Tackle the car registration formalities;
  • Update the car documents, notably the vehicle logbook;
  • Deliver the messages, mail, diplomatic pouch, etc.
  • Assist in the customs clearance procedures when requested;
  • Through knowledge of driving and mechanics;
  • Familiarity with the location of major buildings (Embassies, Ministries, International Organisations, etc.);
  • Sense of initiative, organization, responsibility, punctuality, and discretion;
  • Capability to execute tasks in a timely and efficient manner, even when working under pressure and while respecting the driving laws;
  • Good physical condition (a yearly medical check-up is obligatory);
  • Knowledge of IT tools – Microsoft Office
  • Self-motivated, and proactive, ability to work in a multicultural environment, both in a team and/or alone, respect for deadlines, ability to deal with stressful situations and to work under tight deadlines, and performing well under pressure;
  • Communicate clearly and courteously, both with internal and external contacts;
  • Work in a multicultural team, showing good interpersonal skills;
  • Any other task assigned by the Head of Administration.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  • Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under the Nigerian labor law;
  • Satisfactory knowledge of  English
  • Lower secondary education in a relevant field and a minimum of 3 years in performing driver’s related tasks. Thorough knowledge of secretarial tasks.

The following will be considered an asset:

  • A diploma in mechanics would be an asset;
  • A diploma of defense driving
  • An armored vehicle driving certificate
  • Previous experience in a Diplomatic Mission
  • Working-level knowledge of the French language

Salary & Benefit

  • Pension scheme
  • N456,720 monthly.
  • Medical insurance

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Method of Application

Qualified and interested candidates for the role of Driver at the European Union should apply by clicking the APPLY HERE button below.


Interested and qualified candidates should also send their CVs to:  using the job title as the subject of the mail.

Applications should consist of:

  • Letter explaining your interest and suitability for this position and Curriculum Vitae (each 2 pages maximum).
  • These documents should be sent by email to the attention of the Head of Administration, at the above-stated email address. Applications should clearly state the title of the post “Driver – Post No. e-Del-HRM No 44313 and Sysper 2 No 156981 – EEAS”

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