British High Commission – Driver / Messenger .

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Location .Nairobi Kenya .

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job:
This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of Nairobi’s biggest missions, providing an all round logistics support to a growing mission.
The successful applicants must have a BCE, clean driving Licence. The applicants also require good working knowledge of the city, its environs and other areas of the country.
The individual will need to be extremely efficient in managing their time in an environment which is dynamic and liable to be change at very short notice. The individual should be able to think ahead and choose the best route for the journey, demonstrate initiative, be extremely discreet and polite in all dealings with both internal and external contacts as a representative of the Mission.
S/he should also demonstrate skills in working well with others.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:
Daily maintenance checks on BHC vehicles. Ensuring all vehicles are roadworthy before starting on their journey.
Driving BHC staff to meetings and functions in and around Nairobi.
Chauffeuring Officers / Visitors to various ministerial and other organisations within Nairobi and upcountry.
Driving the BHC’s Armoured Vehicles.
Meet and escort BHC officials to and from the airports Domestic and International terminals respectively.
Completing accurate journey record sheets for all journeys in official vehicles.
Ensure vehicle is serviced at the stated mileage and all details documented in the Logbook.
Making pickups and deliveries and will be required to work on a on a shift system.
Ensuring that any vehicle driven is clean and has adequate fuel and oil to carry out any driving duties assigned by doing a daily inspection and submitting all purchase receipts and any mechanical problems to the Transport Manager.
Ensuring passengers’ safety by requesting them to belt-up before proceeding for a Journey. Have a well documented journey plan when proceeding on long safaris.
Driving the truck as required to deliver supplies / furniture to properties or the airport.
Keeping in touch with the office by using the existing radio / communication system.
Keep a high degree of confidentially and discreteness in discussions and travels, which involves BHC officials.
Drive authorized personnel as directed, ensuring strict adherence to traffic rules and regulations including speed limits.
Ensuring the safety and security of the vehicle and passengers in your care

Essential qualifications and experience
Able to communicate effectively in English, in person, on the phone and in writing
Possess a clean police record and a full clean valid driving licence
Minimum of a secondary school education KCSE certificate
3 to 5 years experience as Driver within a government or NGO or Corporate/Office environment
Good knowledge of local city roads, locations of government offices and main roads to other parts of the country
Physically fit with excellent eyesight
Good driver customer service protocols and proactive organisational skills

Required competencies
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service

Application deadline 28 August 2017
Grade S1
Type of Position Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Region AfricaCountry/Territory Kenya
Location (City) Nairobi
Type of Post British High Commission
Starting monthly salary (KES) 88,311
Start Date 1 September 2017…/opp/3986-Driver-CTEN-S1-29-17-NR/en-GB