Vacancy Announcement for Driver-II


The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network, Addis Ababa University (HoA-REC&N-AAU) is a peculiar regional organization established to bridge the gap between policy, knowledge and practice in environmental matters of the Horn of Africa region. The organization is serving as a regional multi-stakeholder platform of knowledge exchange whereby academia, policy-decision makers and practitioners convene to promote environmental conservation and natural resources management. It also facilitates collaboration as well as strengthens and advocates for sustainable development and environmental governance across the Horn of Africa.

HoA-REC&N-AAU has broad goal of curbing the increasing trend of environmental degradation caused by mismanagement and conflicts that is aggravated by climate change, lack of coordination and collaboration to restore degraded ecosystems and to ensure sustainable use of natural resources by supporting local communities to transform their livelihoods, to cope with their changing physical environment in the Horn of Africa countries. This is done by strengthening capacity, raising environmental awareness, improving environmental governance and policy throughout the region by facilitating and stimulating practical and demand driven action research to address societal problems. A detailed overview about HoA-REC&N is available at

HoA-REC&N is, thus, seeking to hire a Driver to support the realization of its organizational goals. 

I. Position:             Driver-II

Duty station:            Addis Ababa and frequent travel to the regions

Duration:             On contract basis (with extension upon professional performance) 

Salary:             As per the scale of the Centre

Number:             Two

Reports to:             Manager, HR & ADM.

I. Job Summary

The Driver II is responsible to provide appropriate transport service to the concerned party in accordance with the fleet order.

II. Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Drives office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and collects mail, documents and other items from the required destination.
  2. Conducts security checks before departure such as lights, battery, engine and brake, oil, wipers, and other items for proper functioning.
  3. Schedules regular car service appointments and report any issues on time.
  4. Performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean.
  5. Practice safe driving habit and ensures that required rules and regulations are taken care of in case of accident.
  6. Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities as required.
  7. Undertakes all other related duties as may be required and assigned.

Education:   12th Grade complete                                                                                                                                                       

Relevant Work Experience:  6 years and above (preferably with donor-based companies). 


  • 3rd Grade Driving License
  • Automotive background is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of computer and MS-applications and email communication
  • Active in verbal communication 
  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • Efficient in time management is an asset

How to Apply

Applications can only be accepted through the following e-mail:

Send your cover letter, CV and relevant credentials and recommendation/support letters in pdf format and please write the position that you are applying for on the subject line. 

Deadline for Application:             Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.