Start Date: 1st of March, 2023

Application deadline: February 10th, 2023. (12:00 local time).

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The position is offered for one year with the option to be extended on the basis of a permanent contract.

Main duties:

Driving the Head of Mission as well as other Embassy Staff and official visitors in Lusaka and other locations in Zambia, occasionally also in the evenings and on weekends with possible overnight stays
Taking care of and maintaining the Embassy´s vehicles and their logbooks
Undertaking deliveries throughout Lusaka
Paying bills and other dues at various Government offices and private companies
Assisting with the clearance of airfreights and air cargo, with customs clearances and registration formalities for official imports ( goods and vehicles) and in dealings with national providers
Qualifications required:

Secondary education: Grade 9 certificate or above
Good command of English in writing and speaking
SADC Driving Licence class B
Professional experience of at least 5 years in a similar position with a high profile institution
Excellent knowledge of streets in Lusaka and surroundings
Excellent time management skills
Reliability, discretion and confidentiality as well as ability to integrate well in a team
Ability to work under pressure as well as willingness to work overtime
Good manners, good communication skills, intercultural competence
Regular working hours amount to 40 hours per week. Remuneration is paid according to the Embassy´s current salary grid. The employment contract is based on Zambian labour law.

Applicants without the Zambian nationality are required to provide proof of their Zambian permanent residence and work permits.

Successful candidates have to undergo a health examination as well as a security check before being employed.

Documents required:

Letter of Application
Curriculum Vitae
passport-sized photo
Copies of school certificate and of certificates of professional qualifications
Copies of letters of reference from previous employers
Copy of National Registration Card
Copy of valid SADC Driving licence
Please send your application together with the above-mentioned documents to

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

c/o. Head of Administration

5219 Haile Selassie Avenue



by 10th February 2023, 12.00 hrs.

For more information please call

0211 250 644, ext. 202

Your documents will be treated in accordance with the guidelines of data protection laid down in article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Only complete applications can be considered. Applications sent to the Embassy will not be returned.

[Source: German Embassy Website]