Driver, COMW at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

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AfDB Recruitment 2021

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver, COMW

Position Number: 50067429
Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
Position Grade: GS3

The Complex

  • The Bank has reorganized and is developing the Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex whose major objective is to build regional capabilities and bring responsibility for client activities closer to the regions.
  • Five Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Hubs have been created, each run by a Director General: Southern Africa, North Africa, West Africa; East Africa, and Central Africa.

The Hiring Department/ Country Office

  • The various Country Office falls within one of the five (5) Regions of the Africa Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Hubs. The Hub oversees a combination of country and liaison offices, as well as non-presence countries.
  • Under the Directorate General of the Southern Region, the Malawi Country Office of the African Development Bank have been established to strengthen policy dialogue between the Bank, Governments and other stakeholders; improve performance of the project portfolio and aid coordination with other development partners.

The Position

  • The Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services to the Country Manager and performs office messenger duties.

Key Functions
Under the Supervision of the Country Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Support the Operations with focus to the Office staff, visiting missions and official delegation of the Office on official duties, within Malawi as and when required;
  • Transport the Country manager or as otherwise assigned in the conduct of the Bank’s operations;
  • Ensure routine maintenance for the vehicles of the Office;
  • Perform office messenger duties;
  • Always represent the Bank in a professional manner with respect to appearance and conduct;
  • Ensure the cleaning of the vehicles, keep records of official travel, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, lubrication etc.;
  • Ensure that the formalities provided for in the regulations are met in the event of an accident;
  • Support the protocol functions of the Bank;
  • Perform any other official duties as requested

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Hold at least a High School Diploma;
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a clean track record;
  • Possess any additional documentation and/or certification to carry out the job;
  • Have the right to work in Malawi;
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience as a driver in an international/multinational organization, or public or private sector organization;
  • Experience and skills in minor vehicle repairs, and routine maintenance for the vehicles;
  • Possess working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of automotive equipment;
  • Demonstrated initiative; be discreet, honest and have good character;
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in either French or English. Working knowledge of other language will be an added advantage;
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft software e.g. Microsoft Word and use of internet.

Application Closing Date
4th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information and Notice

  • This position is classified as an international recruitment and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.
  • Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem to “HR Direct” via: HRDirect@AFDB.ORG

Apply for this Position:

  • Regular Staff: If you are currently working at the African Development Bank as a regular staff, click on the button below to apply for this position.
  • External Candidate: If you are not currently working at the African Development Bank, or if you are a Short Term Staff (STS), a Technical Assistant or a Consultant at the Bank, click on the button below to apply for the position.
  • To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries

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