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The Embassy of Ireland in Hungary invites applications for the position of Driver/Administrative Assistant.


The successful candidate will work as part of the Embassy team to ensure an efficient service for the Ambassador and Embassy staff.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

-        Drive Ambassador and staff to various appointments, events and functions

-        Maintenance of official vehicle

-        Deliver and collect official documents and mail, as required

-        Assist in administrative tasks

-        Support work of other Embassy staff, as required

-        Other duties that may be assigned from time to time, including around official events organised by the Embassy


-        Full, clean driving licence with minimum of 5 years driving experience

-        Good level of spoken English and fluent Hungarian

-        Extensive knowledge of the city of Budapest, in particular government and public buildings

-        Previous experience in a similar role

The Embassy aims to offer an attractive working environment and remuneration package for this role, including: salary plus 25% overtime allowance and paid annual leave, in line with local laws. Normal working hours are 37.5 hours per week, however, the successful candidate may be required to work outside normal working hours.

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role and a CV including 3 references 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo security vetting procedures and provide a medical clearance certificate. Any offer of employment is subject to obtaining the required clearances.

Applications should be in English. 02 November 2016. By submitting information electronically, parties accept that data may not be fully secure. Parties may alternatively send their submissions by post to: Embassy of Ireland, 1054 Budapest, Szabadság tér 7, Bank Center, Platina Tower. Any personal information submitted to us will only be used for its intended purposes and will be destroyed when no longer needed. Any other processing or disclosure of personal data is not allowed other than in the exceptional circumstances provided for under the Data Protection Acts

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