HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya – Temporary Driver.

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HIAS seeks to recruit a reliever driver who will be required to provide effective transport facilitation to staff and clients in order to attain the objectives of the organization. This position is on a temporary basis, as the person will be filling in for the drivers/dispatch officers who are not available because of either; vacation leave, illness or busy schedules. **

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Drive vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested.
  • Maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests.
  • Ensure punctuality and safe transport
  • Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations of the Country.
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards.
  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications
  • Arrange for other repairs, prepare vehicle spare parts inventory
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage as required
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes as required.
  • Provide assistance to the Operations Manager and other office staff in the time working at the office, in tasks including but not limited to photocopying and filing.
  • Handling mail, delivering goods and correspondences, carrying parcels, packages, and delivery and collection of official documents as required
Job Specifications
  • Minimum of Secondary school education is preferred with a Minimum of Grade C.
  • Must have a clean and valid driving license of classes B, C, and E
  • Should have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in driving 4WD vehicles, Nissan Vans and school bus.
  • Practical knowledge of Computer Applications such as EXCEL, ACCESS, Word, PowerPoint and Internet
Skills & Competencies
  • Flexibility and ability to stand in for other drivers when required to do so is necessary.
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills (English and Kiswahili-written and spoken) a must.
  • Confident
  • Must have good knowledge of Nairobi and its environs
  • Basic mechanical knowledge is an advantage.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment.kenya@hias.org indicating the Vacancy Number HRTK/T-D/01/2021 on the subject line.

Closing Date: 22nd January 2021 5.00pm

Applications not bearing this subject label will not be considered.**

Important: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

HRTK is an equal opportunity employer, does not charge candidates for recruitment and dissociates itself from any entity defrauding candidates.





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