The Embassy of Canada in Budapest

is part of a global network  of diplomatic missions under Global Affairs Canada, representing Canadian political, economic and consular interests overseas. We are now looking for a

Mission Driver and Messenger

(indeterminate position)

You can find more details on website, Job Opportunities

As part of our team, you will

  • Provide driving services to the Canadian Ambassador, guests and other staff
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of a small fleet of official cars
  • Provide delivery and errand services such as picking up diplomatic bags, mail run, etc.
  • Assist the team with logistics, transportation and small administrative tasks.

We are looking for you if:

  • You are fluent in Hungarian and able to speak English or French at a basic level
  • You can legally work and reside in Hungary
  • You have completed secondary education
  • You have a valid driving license (at least category B)
  • You gained an active driving experience in the past 3-5 years
  • You have an expert knowledge and understanding of traffic rules and regulations
  • You are familiar with the streets of Budapest and of the surrounding areas
  • You have a basic user-level knowledge of MS Outlook functions (email, calendar).

What we offer:

  • An interesting, diverse, challenging work portfolio with an opportunity to get a glimpse into the world of diplomacy
  • A respectful, inclusive, safe and supportive work environment
  • A monthly gross pay of HUF 301 416 plus 13th month bonus pay
  • Overtime and occasional travel abroad fully paid as per Hungarian legal regulations
  • Uniform (work clothing allowance once a year)
  • Training opportunities (English and/or French lessons, various driving courses)
  • Access to the gym in the building of the embassy.

You should be able to

  • Work overtime, often on a short notice (sometimes during weekends)
  • Travel abroad
  • Plan routes in advance and use of a GPS or other internet-based or smartphone applications
  • Be physically suitable (drive long distances, lift and move heavy objects).


  • Transportation, Procurement, Logistics
  • Truck driver, Chauffeur, Courier
  • Skilled Labour
  • Driver, Chauffeur, Courier

Experience required:

  • 3-5 years professional experience

Required Qualification:

  • High school degree

Required language level:

Any of these are:

  • English (basic/conversational)
  • French (basic/conversational)
  • Hungarian (higher advanced/fit for negotiation)

Employment type:

  • Full time

Job location:

1027 BUDAPEST, GANZ utca 12-14.


You may also apply in Hungarian (a CV and a detailed cover letter are requested) by clicking on the Jelentkezem button below.

Closing date: Midnight (GMT+1), Sunday, August 16, 2020.