Embassy of France Jobs – Driver – Director

Job Title:   Driver – Director

Organisation: Embassy of France in Kampala

Duty Station:  Plot 16 Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Embassy of France in Kampala is the diplomat mission of France.


Job Summary:   The French Embassy in Uganda is recruiting a sales driver (F/M) from March 1, 2024. Taking office on March 1, 2024.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the individual or collective transport of people, as well as that of equipment, materials or foodstuffs;
  • Reception of visitors, personalities and delegations;
  • Monitoring the maintenance of service vehicles (routine maintenance, washing, technical checks, various repairs);
  • Carry out procedures, on site and remotely (telephone, email), with the various interlocutors of the embassy (Ugandan authorities, suppliers, service providers, etc.):
  • Delivery and collection of letters, requests for quotes, payment of invoices, production various purchases, monitoring of services;
  • Carry out any other administrative and support tasks entrusted by the secretary general;
  • Support functions: participation in events organized by the embassy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Ugandan driving license;
  • Have acquired driving experience in a similar professional environment;
  • Be physically fit;
  • Have very good written and oral expression in English;
  • Know how to carry out various administrative procedures.



  • Respect road safety rules
  • Adapt to the diversity of situations during travel and missions
  • Initiative



  • Knowledge of mechanics
  • In-depth knowledge of the geography of Kampala and major cities in Uganda
  • Good expression skills, both written and spoken in English
  • Knowledge of office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Good understanding of Ugandan regulations
  • Good knowledge of French (working language within the embassy)
  • First aid concepts


Personal quality

  • Excellent presentation
  • Mastery and composure
  • Availability
  • Courtesy
  • Discretion
  • Punctuality
  • Ability to work in a team and report
  • Have a sense of human contact
  • Versatility, ability to adapt to very varied people and situations


Special conditions of exercise

  • Flexible hours, particularly in the evening and on weekends (punctual restrictions).
  • Missions outside the Kampala constituency possible.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the French Embassy should send their applications, consisting of a CV and a cover letter, via email to the following address: scg.kampala-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr


NB: Only the files retained will be the subject of a convocation.


Deadline: 19th February 2024


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Date Posted 2024-02-13
Valid Through 2024-02-19
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Embassy of France in Kampala
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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