Driver – G2 – Job Ref: 28

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Driver – G2

Grade: G2

Vacancy no.: LUSAKA/DC/GS/2019/06
Publication date: 11 April 2019
Application deadline (midnight Zambian time): 25 April 2019

Job ID: 1304
Department: RO-Africa
Organization Unit: CO-Lusaka
Location: Lusaka
Contract type: Fixed Term

Contract duration: 1 year

Under article 4.2, paragraph (e) of the Staff Regulations, the filling of vacancies in technical cooperation projects does not fall under Annex I of the Staff Regulations and is made by direct selection by the Director-General.

In order to support the best informed process in the filling of the above-mentioned vacancy by direct selection, the ILO invites interested candidates to submit their application online by the above date.

The following are eligible to apply:

  • ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations.
  • External candidates*

*The recruitment process for General Service positions is subject to specific local recruitment criteria. The ILO may only offer a contract to persons who are Zambian Nationals.

Technical cooperation appointments are not expected to lead to a career in the ILO and they do not carry any expectation of renewal or conversion to any other type of appointment in the Organization. A one-year fixed-term contract will be given. Extensions of technical cooperation contracts are subject to various elements including the following: availability of funds, continuing need of the functions and satisfactory conduct and performance.

*Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade. The entry level salary for this position is K128,440  ( Zambian Kwacha) yearly.



The International Labour Organization, with funding from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), is supporting Kafue Gorge Regional Centre (KGRTC) implement a pilot project for skills development for the renewable energy and energy efficiency sub-sectors in Zambia. Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC), with its existing experience and expertise in hydropower and its already existing private sector engagement portfolio, has the potential to become a key player in skills development for Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) technologies. This one-year pilot project will test and prepare for skills development, driven by market needs, gender dimensions and having strong ownership by key stakeholders in Zambia and sub-regionally – and lay the foundation for the three-year PPDP that is anticipated to follow.

Description of Duties

Under the direct supervision of National Project Coordinator and the general guidance of National Project Coordinator, and under the overall supervision of ILO Country Officer Director for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique, the Driver will perform the following tasks:

  1.  Drive office vehicles for official purposes
  2. Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities
  3. Collect and deliver mail, pouch, documents, and other items
  4. Responsible for the da-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires etc., perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean
  5. Keep records of use of the vehicle, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing and other services
  6. Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident
  7. Perform miscellaneous office support functions such as messenger services and making photocopies
  8. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor and Director.

Required qualifications


Primary education, valid driver’s license, knowledge of driving rules and regulations, and skills in minor vehicle repairs. A safe driving course certificate will be an added advantage.


Two years’ work experience as a driver with a safe driving record.


Good knowledge of  the local language and knowledge of English.


A high level of driving, vehicle repair, and maintenance skills. Proven ability to keep accurate records of the use of the vehicle. Proven ability to drive safely in local traffic conditions. Ability to follow instructions. Ability to undertake minor vehicle repair. Ability to lift heavy mail bags and boxes. Ability to work in a polite, courteous and cooperative manner.

“Assessed candidates who will be considered as appointable but not selected for this position can also be offered to be assigned on another temporary position at the same or at a lower grade provided that said candidates possesses the minimum qualifications for this position”.


Recruitment process

Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit the ILO Jobs website. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.

Fraud warning

The ILO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process whether at the application, interview, processing or training stage. Messages originating from a non ILO e-mail account – – should be disregarded. In addition, the ILO does not require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants.

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