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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ offers demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide. Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.


 Section/Unit: Employment Initiative in Khartoum
 Supervisor: Senior Finance Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 25 Nov 2022


On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Delegation of the European Union, GIZ will start implementing the Employment Initiative in Khartoum. EIK aims to improve the employment prospects for refugees and the local population and thus contribute to the sustainable development of Sudan. To this end, measures for vocational qualification and employment promotion are being implemented. The offers are directed both at the local population and at refugees and internally displaced persons in Khartoum.

 Duties and responsibilities:

The Driver is responsible for 

  • Safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles 
  • Regularly servicing and looking after official vehicles 
  • Taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes, and locations 
  • Running official errands and 
  • Assisting with other office work 


1. Driving 

  • Provide passenger transport in an official car for office, project or programme staff, official visitors, and guests 
  • Run errands for the project, programme, or office, e.g. sending letters and messages, paying bills, and buying smaller quantities of office supplies 
  • Help with transporting goods 
  • Complete the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards 

2. Service 

  • Cleaning the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly
  • Checking oil, water, brakes and brake liquid, tyre pressure, battery levels and the entire vehicle, monthly, headlights, brakes, bodywork for dents etc. 
  • Assuming responsibility for the project vehicle documents and their good condition, keeping a vehicle log and recording monthly maintenance
  • Calculating monthly petrol, oil, and lubricant consumption for the daily cash fund and for forwarding monthly vouchers to cost accounting 
  • Reporting need for service and carries out minor repairs 
  • Reporting immediately all involvement of project vehicles in accidents, including minor accidents, damage, loss, or theft of vehicle fittings

3. Knowledge management 

  • Using all available information (including current radio news on traffic conditions) to update daily knowledge of road conditions, current passable routes, and locations, and shares this information with other office drivers 

4. Other duties/additional tasks 

  • Assisting other colleagues as needed in the project, programme, or office if there is no travel pending 
  • Carrying out other office work on request 
  • Performing other duties and tasks at the request of management 

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Secondary school education 
  • Hold a valid driver’s license 
  • Technical knowledge of a vehicle and engine is a plus 
  • Professional experience: at least 3 years’ work experience as a driver with references 
  • No major accidents in the past 3 years 
  • Other knowledge, additional competences 
  • Good knowledge of Arabic and English, ability to read and write in English for logbook purposes
  • Discipline and punctuality 
  • Resilience and patience 
  • Always ensure unrestricted availability of vehicles and reports restrictions immediately 

Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management 


We actively encourage applications from women and people with disabilities.

Please submit the following documents through Sudanjob.net in soft copy:

  • In English CV
  • Motivation letter




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