Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany recruitment For Drivers

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill in the vacant position below:

Job Title: 
Start Date: Starting as soon as possibleResponsibilities

  • Taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations;
  • Helps with transporting goods and administration matters;
  • Maintaining/Cleaning official cars,
  • Transport of Staff members, official visitors and guest;
  • Running official errands (e.g. dispatch, paying bills);
  • Safely and responsibly performing all official tasks using official vehicles;

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

  • Good manners and a neat appearance;
  • Discipline and punctuality;
  • Willingness to work extra-tours if necessary;
  • Non-smoker will be preferred;
  • Experience/qualified as mechanical engineer would be an advantage;
  • Previous experience of above mentioned duties is preferable.
  • Secondary School education;
  • Good knowledge of English language, basic German knowledge would be of advantage;
  • Holder of a valid driver’s license (preferably class 0 or E); expertise to operate bullet-proof cars would bean asset;
  • 3-5 Years’ work experience as a driver with references;
  • Familiar with the city and outskirts;
  • No major accidents in the past 3 years;
  • Ability to work in a team, flexibility as well as high reliability;

Contract Conditions

  • Contract conditions and compensation are based on the standard employment agreement for non-diplomatic staff at the German Embassy.
  • Full-time job (40 hours per week).
  • Duration of contract: The contract will be limited for the period of 12 months with an option for extension.
  • Applicants who are not Nigerian citizens must have a valid residence and work permit.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: jobs@abuj.diplo.de Attn.: Johanna Staudenmaier-Wenzel, Head of Administration.

Application Procedure

Please submit applications via e-mail only including:

  • Cover letter explaining your motivation and qualification for this position (max. 1 page)
  • CV with passport picture
  • Copy of school certiflcates
  • Copy of driver’s License
  • References from past employment (if applicable)
  • Copy of passport and residence/work permit (if applicable).


Application Deadline 30th March, 2019.



  • Only complete applications will be considered. No acknowledgment of receipt will be sent.
  • Should you be considered for this position, the German Embassy will contact you for an interview.
  • Please note that the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany cannot invite every applicant for an interview due to the typically high number of applications.
  • We look forward to receiving your application and thank you for your consideration,