Job Vacancy: Driver

Are you an honest, hardworking individual with a strong service ethic and a positive attitude? The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh has 12 employees, incl. three diplomats. The Embassy’s mission is to serve Norwegian interests and promote relations between Norway and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and Yemen. The Embassy has two drivers who share the tasks and step in for each other during holidays and other absence.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Driving duties for the Embassy
  • Transport of delegations and guests
  • Staying on-call. Work after office hours will be required
  • Assisting other members of the Embassy’s staff with administrative tasks, incl. receptionist duties

Requirements and qualifications

  • Valid driving licence
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a good command in spoken and written English and Arabic
  • Positive, adaptable, flexible and having a service-minded attitude
  • Being efficient, reliable, honest and have a cooperative attitude
  • We recommend women to apply
  • This is a locally employed position. Non-Saudi applicants must have residence permit/transferable iqama

We offer

  • A good, multicultural work environment with dedicated colleagues
  • Competitive salary and welfare package
  • The Norwegian Foreign Service’s basic values are: Effectiveness, job satisfaction, professionalism and openness


  • Applications must include
  • A cover letter (where you present yourself and why you are applying)
  • Complete CV with photo
  • Copy of driving licence and Iqama
  • Recommendations and/or references
  • The application must be sent to the Norwegian Embassy, by e-mail:
  • Deadline: 15 October 2021
  • If you have any questions regarding the Driver position, please send an email to  
  • Short-listed applicants will be called for an interview and a driving test
  • We would like our new driver to start as soon as possible, ideally by 1 December 2021
  • We can’t return applications or attachments to applicants