Driver – STS, Yaoundé, African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

Driver – STS, Yaoundé, African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Full vacancy title: Driver – STS

Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Position Grade: GS3

Position Number: 50088052

Posting Date: 26-Aug-2022

Closing Date: 25-Sep-2022


Established in 1964, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda delivers the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agribusiness, industrialisation, regional integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.


The Bank has reorganised and is developing the Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex, whose major objective is to build regional capabilities and bring responsibility for client activities closer to the regions. Five Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Hubs have been created, each run by a Director General: Southern Africa, North Africa, West Africa, East Africa, and Central Africa.


The various Country Offices fall within one of the five (5) Regional Development, Integration and Service Delivery Hubs. Each Hub oversees a combination of country and liaison offices, as well as non-presence countries.

Under the Directorate General of Central Africa Regional, the African Development Bank’s Country Office in Cameroon was established to strengthen policy dialogue between the Bank, Governments and other stakeholders, improve performance of the project portfolio and aid coordination with other development partners.


The Driver will be required to provide safe and reliable driving services for the Central Africa Regional Directorate ( RDGC) and perform office courier duties.


Under the supervision of the Director General, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

Support the Operation with a focus on Office staff, visiting missions and official delegations of the Office on official duty in Cameroon as and when required;

Transport the Director General and/or other staff or provide other driving services, as assigned in the conduct of  the Bank’s operations;

Ensure routine maintenance of  Office vehicles;

Perform office messenger duties;

Always represent the Bank in a professional manner with respect to appearance and conduct;

Ensure cleaning of vehicles, keep records of official travel, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, lubrication, etc.;

Ensure that the formalities provided for in the regulations are met in the event of an accident;

Support the protocol functions of the Bank;

Perform any other official duties as requested.

SELECTION CRITERIA (skills, knowledge and experience):

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

Hold at least a High School Diploma;

Hold a valid driving licence with a clean track record;

Possess any additional documentation or certification to carry out the job;

Have the right to work in Cameroon;

Have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience as a driver in an international/multinational institution or a public or private sector organisation;

Experience and skills in minor vehicle repairs and regular vehicle maintenance.

Have a working knowledge of the rules and regulations to be observed for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of vehicles;

Demonstrate initiative, be discreet, honest and have good character.

Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills;

Good communication skills (written and oral) in English or French. Working knowledge of the other language will be an added advantage.

Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access). Familiarity with SAP is an asset;


Only candidates who meet all the requirements of the position and have been selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must submit the following with their application:

Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Scanned copies of relevant certified diplomas

Proof of citizenship or proof of permanent residence or work permit in the proposed country of employment

Any additional documents that may be required.

Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem to: HR Direct HRDirect@AFDB.ORG(link sends e-mail)

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To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries.

Applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are considered for further assessment will be contacted. Applicants should submit a concise Curriculum Vitae (CV) and any additional documents that may be stated as required. The President of the African Development Bank reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level.  The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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“Please note that the Bank does not accept dual nationality. Therefore, you are required to declare the nationality you would like to be considered by the Bank throughout your career, if hired. Please upload supporting Government issued IDs such as passport, National Identity Card or Certificate etc.”

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