Published September 1, 2022
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Category Driver  
Job Type Full Time  


  1. Job summary:


The jobholder drives the office vehicle for transporting authorised personnel and delivery/collection of mail, documents and other items for the DG ECHO office.


  1. Responsibilities & Tasks:


Within delegated authority, the Driver (Group V) will be responsible for the following tasks:


Driver Duties


Drives DG ECHO vehicles upon request and according to the information contained in the logistics board;

Provides reliable and safe driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of DG ECHO staff, EU officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;

Meets EU officials and visitors at the airport and provides support with visa and customs formalities arrangements when required;

Loads / unloads vehicle and ensures security of goods while in the vehicle;

Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for and supervision of major repairs, timely changes of oil, checks of tires, brakes and water levels, car washing, etc. so that the vehicle is kept clean and in good running condition at all times;

Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, check list, fuel form office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;

Checks the weekly mission’s schedule of the vehicle, anticipates needs and reports any changes in vehicle use plan;

Ensures all preparations for field missions (vehicle, equipment, routes, contacts, etc.), under the supervision of the line manager;

Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident;

Reports immediately any accident or incident, even minor, to the HoO and RLC (Regional Logistical Coordinator) if applicable.

Specific tasks for the senior level Driver


Supervises office drivers, monitors the maintenance of Vehicle Daily Logs and Vehicle History Records;

Maintains all records related to the use of DG ECHO vehicles such as Vehicle Daily Log and Vehicle History Record, and regularly submits them to relevant administration staff;

Fleet management - Follows-up the maintenance and insurance of the vehicles.





Registers, distributes and archives all the incoming and outgoing mail;

Gets and delivers mail where needed. General Administration Support

Assists office staff in filing, photocopying when required;

Performs other tasks as assigned by the supervisor;

Translating and interpreting, as appropriate.

Specific tasks for the senior level Driver


Assists in the training, briefing and welcoming of newly recruited personnel.

Office specific responsibilities/tasks:


Undertakes any additional tasks as assigned by the HoO/Regional Office and/or Headquarters

  1. Competencies required:


Drive for Results: Basic Level

Conduct in Service: Basic Level

Working with Others: Medium Level

Decision-making: N/A

Managing and Organising Information: Basic Level

Strategic Thinking and Planning: N/A

Communication: Basic Level

Organisational Awareness: Basic Level

Adaptability and Flexibility: Medium Level

Leadership: N/A



  1. Job Requirements:




Secondary education or equivalent. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge and Experience


Minimum 5 years of relevant experience driving 4wheel drives, with a safe driving record;

Specific driving experience in the country and sub-region;

Basic knowledge of protocol rules and procedures;

Good communication skills;

Ability to work in a multicultural environment;

Knowledge of communication equipment such radio, GPS is an advantage;

Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs;

Previous experience in a Governmental or other International Organisation is an advantage;

Basic computer literacy. Languages

Fluency in English (verbal), basic written level.

Fluency in Arabic (verbal &written



  1. How to apply


Applications, including a cover letter, a detailed CV, a copy of education certificates, degree, and a copy of relevant employment certificates, should be uploaded at The vacancy reference REF: “ECHO/Driver/SD” must be clearly indicated in the subject line.

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