Akazi k’ubushoferi muri GIZ

GIZ would like to recruit two candidates for the position of driver for the Special Initiative for Training and Job Creation (Invest for Jobs) Programme. 

Location: Kigali 

Fixed Term: 12 months (renewable upon review)

Number of Position: two (2)


The driver will be responsible for:

-Safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles

-Field trips with overnight stays on a regular base are part of the duties

-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

The driver’s tasks:


-Providing passenger transport in an official car for office, project or programme staff, official visitors, and guests

-Running errands for the project, programme, or office, e.g., sending letters and messages, paying bills, and buying smaller quantities of office supplies

-Helping with transporting goods

-Completing the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards

-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 or every 5,000 km (whichever is first), headlights, brakes, bodywork for dents etc.

Required qualifications, competencies, and experience:


-Secondary school education

-A valid driving license

Professional experience:

-At least 1-4 years of work experience as a driver with references

-No major accidents in the past 3 years

Other knowledge, additional competences:

-Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda (French would be an asset)

-Discipline and punctuality

-Resilience and patience 

-Familiarity with the city, a region in the country 

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

GIZ is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified candidates. This includes the provision of reasonable accommodation, if needed, in order to participate in the job application and interview process and to perform essential job functions. Please let us know, if you have any particular requirements should you be invited for assessment/interview or that you wish us to take into account when considering your application.

Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to apply?

Interested candidates should submit their application (motivation letter, resume not longer than 2 pages and designed towards the requirements of the position, questionnaire, certificates and references) until 9th September 2022 at 4:00 PM, by e-mail to recruitmentrw@giz.de.

The email attachment (max. size 2 MB) should be a PDF file. Please quote the job title in the subject Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for tests and interviews.

GIZ Office Rwanda KN 41 St. / Nr.17, Kiyovu P.O. Box 59, Kigali, Rwanda GIZ Office Rwanda.


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