Position:  Chauffeur and technical support assistant   

Type of employment: Full time, 37,5 hours per week. The contract is for a permanent position, but with initial 6 months trial period.

Salary: Competitive

Starting date:  As soon as possible

Location: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kyiv, St. Striletska, 15, Kyiv

Deadline for application: 22nd August 2023 

The main duties are:

  • Provide driving services to the Ambassador and the diplomatic staff
  • Driving embassy staff to official meetings and events
  • Border crossings and international travels
  • Organize maintenance and service of the Embassy’s pool of cars
  • Coordinate technical support and maintenance of the Embassy buildings
  • Purchase necessary equipment for the needs of the Embassy
  • Receiving and delivering letters and correspondence
  • Other transport related tasks
  • Dealing with government and municipal institutions (e.g. Customs, car registration, and acquiring other forms of documentation)
  • Other duties as decided by the Embassy management
  • Carrying out minor repair works in the office and residences if needed

Please note that the Ambassador may change the employee’s responsibilities in line with changes in the embassy’s priorities

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Ukrainian citizen
  • Valid driving license
  • Minimum 25 years old
  • Driving experience at least 5 years
  • Clean criminal record certificate
  • Excellent driving skills
  • Knowledge of technical maintenance of vehicles
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Good knowledge of the city of Kyiv
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Available to occasionally take weekend and night shift

Desirable requirements/skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of driving armoured vehicles
  • Experience from working abroad and/or in international organisations or embassies will be an advantage

Personal qualities and capabilities

  • Professional, always on time, service minded
  • Highly skilled and experienced in driving safely and comfortably in all conditions
  • Responsible, trustworthy, flexible and a good team player
  • Very high degree of safety awareness

Women are encouraged to apply for the position

Shortlisted candidates will have to pass tests organised by the Embassy before further consideration

Application must be in English and include a cover letter explaining your motivation for applying, CV with photo and a list of references (please include both email and phone numbers for references). Documentation of language skills and a copy of driver’s license.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline for applications: 22nd August 2023   Applications can be sent to the Embassy’s e-mail or to the postal address of the Embassy of Norway: St. Striletska, 15, Kyiv 01901.

For more information on the position, pls contact Mr.  Cato Jacobsen on e-mail