Driver Job, Latest Driver Kenyan Jobs 2022,

Minimum Qualifications:

Secondary

Job Term:

Permanent

Position Level:

UF 7

Remuneration:

Min Ksh 51,338 – Max Ksh. 63,126

Number of positions: 1

Qualifications

  • Kenya certificate of secondary education minimum of D+ or its equivalent.
  • Have valid Driving License (Class B,C,E).
  • Valid driving license free from any current endorsements and valid for any of the classes of vehicles which the Officer is required to drive;
  • Defensive driving certificate from Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Passed the Suitability Test for Drivers Grade I from the Ministry of Roads and Public Works;
  • A course in First Aid lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;
  • Any other qualifications that may be adjudged as equivalent by the Institution
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • At least 9 years’ relevant driving experience;
  • Conversant with use of GPS maps.

Responsibilities:

  • The job holder is responsible for driving official institutional vehicle assigned to the Chief Executive Officer to facilitate business of the institution.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Driving institution’s assigned motor vehicles 
  • Ensuring the safety of staff and other road users by obeying traffic rules 
  • Adhering to work schedules and timelines for efficient service delivery.
  • Liaising with transport service providers e.g. motor vehicle dealers, fuel providers and specified garages to enhance motor vehicle service. 
  • Providing regular updates on motor vehicle condition.
  • Ensuring compliance with transport legal requirements through adherence to the transport regulations and guidelines for compliance and cost management;
  • Collaborating with traffic enforcement agencies (Government Vehicle Check Unit and National Transport & Safety Authority) to enhance road safety;
  • Ensuring timely motor vehicle servicing and maintenance to enhance cost efficiency;
  • Conducting day today routine check of the assigned motor vehicle to ensure the vehicle is in sound mechanical condition.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of motor vehicles for comfort of passengers and to reduce depreciation
  • Timely reporting of all accidents and incidents to facilitate necessary decision and action; 
  • Ensuring security of the assigned vehicle to reduce losses and damage;
  • Maintaining accurate transport related documents which include work tickets, fuel receipts, fuel cards and authorization letters to ensure compliance with transport requirements;
  • Adhering to the approved guidelines of the Institution’s vehicles to ensure effective use; and
  • Reporting on vehicle insurance expiry to facilitate timely renewals;
  • Ensuring the vehicle has safety, first aid a kit and other items that include spare business cards, pens and note-book, drinking water and other appropriate utilities;
  • Managing the Chief Executive Officer’s movements by familiarizing himself with all routes to be able to get the Chief Executive from one point to another in a secure and convenient manner traffic congestion, roads under construction and other movement inhibiting factors notwithstanding;
  • Maintaining confidentiality at all times under whatever circumstances;
  • Maintaining etiquette at all times.
  • Financial Responsibility:
  • Responsible for monitoring of fuel utilization and fuel cards of the assigned vehicle. 
  • Minimizing vehicle running costs through safe driving

Responsibility for physical assets around the area of work:

  • Responsible for the assigned Institution vehicles.
  • Responsible for motor vehicle documents and fuel card.

Communication

  • The job holder will need to understand the following information to discharge his/her mandate:
  • Verbal and written instructions or requests from the CEO;
  • Written email instructions from the CEO.

Decision Making/ Job Influence:

Makes decisions using standard operating procedures;
Functional Skills:

  • Proficiency Driving 
  • Basic motor vehicle maintenance 
  • knowledge of traffic rules and guidelines 
  • Knowledge of protocols
  • Defensive driving
  • Communication skills

Behavioral Competencies/ Attributes:

  • Interpersonal skills,
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Good grooming
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills

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