African Development Bank (AfDB) Vacancy for Driver, COBF

African Development Bank (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, COBF

Reference: ADB/18/007
Location: Burkina Faso
Grade: GS3
Position N°: 50067765

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 Central Region, the Burkina Faso County Office of the African Development Bank has 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 provides reliable and safe driving services to the Burkina Faso country Manager and perform office messenger duties.
  • These position is based in Burkina Faso and does not attract international terms and conditions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Key Functions:

Under the overall supervision of the Country Manager and the day to day supervision of the Administrative Assistant of the Country Offices, 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 Burkina Faso 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
  • Represent the Bank in a professional manner with respect to appearance and conduct at all times;
  • 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;
  • Perform any other duties reasonably requested by the Country Manager and management.
Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

Competencies (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 Wil be an added advantage
  • 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;
  • Working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation of automotive equipment;
  • Demonstrated initiative; be discreet, honest and have good character;
  • Excellent team work and interpersonal Skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in 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;


Deadline: 16th February, 2018. 

Method of Application 

Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply online

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