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KEMRI Driver Job May

Driver Job, Latest Kenyan Driving Job,

Location: NAIROBI
Reporting to: Project Administrator

Job description

This job exists to facilitate movement of goods, research materials, specimen, study participants or staff from one point to another as authorised to enhance research activities and smooth running of the study. This individual must be willing to reside in the study area, work long and afterhours including weekends where necessary.



  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a mean grade D+ from Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC).


  • Suitability Test for Drivers Grade III conducted by the Ministry of Roads and Public Works;
  • Knowledge of skills required to perform a variety of manual tasks.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislationNational Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) rules.
  • Computer literacy

 Communication skills

 Ability to work under pressure

 Interpersonal skills

 Problem solving

 Valid Driving License

 Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department (CID)

 At least four (4) years of experience

Education and Professional training

 Valid and clean PSV driving License classes  A,
 B, C, and E
 Basic mechanical or equivalent certification will be an added advantage.


A minimum of Four (4) years in a busy institution


 Good communication skills



 Good organizational skills

 Honesty and reliability

 Basic Computer Skills


 To drive site vehicles carefully at all times and ensure safety of the passengers, other road users, and the assigned vehicle;

 To transport participants, staff, visitors and deliveries when required

 Shipment of study samples to respective laboratories

 To ensure high level of professionalism while handling clients

 To ensure cleanliness of site vehicles at all times

 To perform thorough vehicle inspection before use

 Perform minor maintenance of vehicles and reporting all defects

 Recording time and mileage logs at all times

 To indicate the vehicle fuel and service costs

 To ensure all vehicle reports are done and submitted as per scheduled date;

 Checking all statutory requirements of all vehicles

 Adherence to vehicle maintenance schedules

 Proper and prompt reporting of any accident or damage involving site vehicles

 To assist in other duties in the office as assigned by the immediate supervisor when not undertaking driving duties

Terms of employment
Employment is a oneyear renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months.
Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency
 and will be guided by the KEMRI HR Career Guidelines manual.

How to Apply

a) All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.

b) Must include a current CV with the names of at least 2 referees.

c) Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

d) Must include a copy of the certificate of good conduct.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of the documents listed above should be sent to: [email protected] no later than 30th May 2022

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