18 Sep 2023


The Embassy of Sweden in Kyiv is a mission with 40 employees and a geographical scope that covers the whole of Ukraine. The working language at the Embassy is English and all employees are expected to master this language. If you wish to learn more about the Embassy, you are welcome to read more on our website: Ukraine, Kiev - Sweden Abroad

We are now recruiting an EMBASSY DRIVER

Main tasks

The embassy driver will primarily conduct passenger transport in Kyiv, driving embassy staff to meetings and events. Other logistical tasks such as transport of goods occur. Driving duties may include field trips in other parts of Ukraine, and occasionally neighbouring countries. Such trips include staying overnight and inconvenient working hours. Part of the job is to maintain the embassy vehicle fleet, and other similar work tasks might be assigned to the driver. Working hours: weekdays 8.30-17. Work outside of regular office hours when needed.


  • Driving license category B
  • Proficiency in English (spoken and reading)
  • At least 2 years of experience as a professional driver
  • Good knowledge of Kyiv city
  • Good computer skills, including typing and Microsoft office.


  • Driving license category C1
  • Experience in driving armoured/heavy vehicles
  • Security/tactical driving training
  • Experience from work in comparable facilities such as embassies or international organizations.

Personal eligibility

Good judgement, flexibility, good problem-solving skills and good ability to work in a team.

Terms of employment

The employment is a full-time position with access from 1st of December or per agreement. There will be a probation period of three (3) months. 


Your application must include a CV and personal letter. For all applicants it is of utmost importance that you hold all relevant documents for employment under Ukrainian martial law. If you are not a Ukrainian citizen, you also need to show proof that you can work legally in Ukraine. Only applications that meet these minimum requirements will be considered.

Send your application no later than 9th of October 2023 via e-mail to: Enter Ref UM2023/30022/KIEV/Embassy Driver in the subject field of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For questions about the position, contact Karl Hertting, Head of the Security at