Jobs Opportunities

The Eastern Nile Subsidiary Action Program (ENSAP) of the NBI is launched by Egypt, Ethiopia and the Sudan (recently joined by the Republic of South Sudan) to initiate concrete joint investments and action on the ground in the Eastern Nile sub-basin in the areas of power generations and interconnection, irrigation and drainage, flood preparedness and early warning, watershed management, development of planning models and joint multipurpose programs. ENSAP is governed by the Eastern Nile Council of Ministers [ENCOM] and implemented by the Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office [ENTRO] in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Funding for ENSAP accrues from Eastern Nile countries and varied bilateral and multilateral development partners, mainly through a Nile Basin Trust Fund managed by the World Bank, GIZ and other donors.

ENTRO now intends to recruit a competent Driver. This position is local recruitment and filled by Ethiopian nationals and recruited as Local Staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:Under the overall supervision of the Head of Drivers or its delegates the Driver will be responsible for:

Operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner; Check fuel, radiator water and oil level before starting the car; check functioning of the breaks, lights, and wiper and signalling devices, inspect all electrical devices and check conditions of the tires and all other rubber parts, etc. Pick up or meet persons according to appointment request or schedule. Pick-up and drop off the staff and guests at airport and ensure their clearance. Provide a communication link between guests and staff. Assist passengers, including handicapped, in and out of the vehicle; operates ramps, lifts and security devices as needed. Read and interpret maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service for guests and staff, and reads and interprets road signs in English. Present safety briefing to passengers prior to each trip departure. Keep assigned vehicle(s) clean. Maintain accurate, up-to-date records on log sheets, vehicle maintenance, fuel purchases, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records that are requested from the HR & Administration Assistant. Perform minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicle(s) as required. Coordinate the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with the Head of Drivers and HR &Administration Assistant to minimize service interruptions. Respond to accident or medical emergencies promptly by notifying the office, police or hospitals, and securing First Aid until emergency personnel arrive. Serve as a positive role model while providing transportation service. Perform such other duties as may be required.


Process for issuance of resident permit, ID card, upon arrival visa, visas, renewal and issuance of passport, privilege permit, driving license permits for ENTRO staff and guests with appropriate ministries. Follow up the process clearance of imported items from customs and Road Transport Authority or other relevant office. Deliver mails, messages and other items to the place of delivery. Collect tickets for travellers from ticket offices. Make settlement of Telephone, Electricity and Water bills. Collect mail from post office. Perform related duties as may be assigned by the Head of drivers or HR &Administrative Assistant or his supervisors.

Skills and minimum Experience Requirement

  • Must have a minimum Grade 12 certificate with a pass in English and Amharic Languages.
  • Valid driver’s license without any endorsements, Motor vehicle mechanic Grade III & Government occupational Test for Drivers Grade, I and III. Clean good conduct certificate
  • Minimum of (5) years relevant experience driving light weight type of vehicles in different terrains and weather conditions.

Terms of Employment: Initially for 1 year, with 3 months’ probation period and renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. The workstation is ENTRO in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, although work might needs field trips outside Addis, Ababa.

Application Procedures:

  • Applicants are strongly advised to revert to the NBI website () for further details on the vacancy announcement before applying for the post.
  • Deadline for application is 15 calendar days following this announcement.
  • Interested applicants are to send a cover letter, copies of certificates and recent updated CV to: ENTRO - Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office;, copied to: and

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.