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Chauffer/Driver to the Ambassador (Full-time)

Salary: The minimum salary for the position is € 22 217 per annum (Excluding benefits)


A minimum of 10 years schooling.   Must be able communicate well in both English and Dutch languages and must be in possession of a valid local driver’s license. Proof of Advance driving skills will be added advantage.


2 years’ experience as chauffeur with good knowledge of defensive driving techniques. (A practical driving exercise will be conducted to the selected candidates)

Main responsibilities

Successful candidate will be required among others to perform the following:

  • Perform chauffeur duties for the head of Mission

  • Transport other authorized official passengers

  • Ensure that the Official vehicle is always kept in clean condition

  • Ensure proper maintenance of the Official Vehicle

  • Performs household duties in collaboration with Head of Mission and his/her family

  • Ensure the safety of the Ambassador

  • Perform Messenger duties in the absence of the driver

Job Competencies:

  • Driving
  • Read maps
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Valid local driver license

  • Load and unload heavy luggage and packages



    Fringe Benefits

  • End of the year Bonus (13th and 14th Cheque)

  • Leave benefits

  • Pension Contribution

  • Employer’s contribution to Social Security Scheme as stipulated by the Dutch Labour Law

NB: Employment of a successful candidate will be subject obtaining a police clearance report and a valid Dutch residential permit.

All candidates will be invited for interviews within 2 weeks after the closing date. Should the applicants not be contacted with 2 weeks after the closing date they should consider their application as unsuccessful.

Interested candidates should submit applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of identity document/passports, reference letters and academic qualifications in English to:


South African Embassy

Attn: Ms T Muzenda

40 Wassenaarseweg,

2596CJ, The Hague

Enquiries: 070 392 4501


Closing date:

14 June 2018