Skip to content

Job Vacancy

Here you can find job vacancies at the Embassy of Denmark in Bangladesh 

 

The Embassy of Denmark in Dhaka is looking for full time drivers to the Nordic Driving Pool

Position:  Driver 
Type of employment: Full time employment
Location:   Danish Embassy in Dhaka, Bay´s Edgewater, 6th floor, Gulshan 2 
Deadline for application: 24 November 2019

Main tasks and responsibilities
• Driving the Nordic Heads of Mission and other Embassy staff members
• Driving incoming visitors/delegations
• Deliver mail/goods and do errands within mainly Dhaka city
• Ensuring Embassy vehicles are presentable and ready to be driven at all times
• Keeping clear records of journeys and vehicle use (mileage, petrol, purpose of travel)
• Taking action in unusual situations during the journey (evasive driving in accordance with security procedures, finding alternative routes in unforeseen circumstances etc.)
• Assisting with other shared administrative tasks when needed

Knowledge and Skills Requirements
• Excellent driving skills
• Good sense of direction and knowledge of road network in Dhaka
• Experience from driving for an Embassy or other international organization an advantage
• Excellent communication skills in both English and Bangla, oral and written
• Practical knowledge of car mechanics
• Skills in reading maps and assessing situations which require re-routing or other action
• Positive attitude, good customer service and a good team player
• Willingness to work irregular hours (shifts)
• Must be able to do heavy lifting
• Valid driver’s licence to drive heavy vehicles and two wheelers and an impeccable driving record
• Preferably permission to drive an armoured vehicle, however, not a requirement
• IT-knowledge (Outlook, Word)

We offer
• An exciting, inter-cultural and dynamic work environment with a wide range of diverse tasks
• Great colleagues and work environment

Employment conditions
• The working week is an average of 42,5 hours per week
• Your salary will reflect your qualifications, relevant experience and proven work-related results
• The position is initially subject to a three months’ probation period

Application and recruitment process
To apply for the position, please use the template found at the bottom of the webpage: http://bangladesh.um.dk/en/about-us/job-opportunities/. Include a cover letter, CV, proof of relevant education, recommendations and 2-3 references) in English to the Royal Danish Embassy at E-mail: dacambapplication@um.dk marked “Driver” in the subject line no later than 24 November 2019.

The Embassy is obliged to follow EU-rules of handling personal information (GDPR) when we receive and process job applications. Our processing of personal information will rely on your consent (art. 6, no. 1 litra a). Please read the privacy policy of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs before applying (https://um.dk/en/about-us/organisation/contact-information/the-ministry-of-foreign-affairs-of-denmark-personal-data-policy/). By sending your application, you actively consent to our processing of your personal information. In the above-mentioned policy you can read more about your rights (among others your right to withdraw your consent), how we process your data and how to complain about our processing of your personal data

The Embassy attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, sex, religion, age or disability. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted. 

The chosen candidate must present a “No Criminal Record” and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to appointment.

About us
The Danish Embassy is part of the Danish Foreign Service. The Embassy is an ambitious and dynamic workplace with some 26 employees. We co-locate with the Norwegian and Swedish Embassies and share a.o. the Nordic Driving Pool.

For more information about the Embassy, see www.bangladesh.um.dk or facebook.com/ambdhaka

Application Template - Driver