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Driver Job Job at Vision 2030

  • Vision 2030
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Deadline: 2021-01-13
  • Location: Nairobi - Kenya
Driver Job

Job Description


Reporting to the Principal Human Resources & Administration Officer, the Driver will be responsible in carrying out the following functions: –

  • Undertake routine and preventive maintenance of motor vehicle by checking and toppingup the level of petrol, oil, water, battery electrodes and tire pressure before operating the vehicle.
  • Regularly clean and polish vehicle change tires as well as make minor repairs or adjustments.
  • Drive motor vehicle (car and van) to transport directors, staff, clients and others to designated locations.
  • Perform miscellaneous errands such as paying bills, registered letters for postage, collecting and delivering mail and other items as well as buying goods, supplies and consumer items. In addition, maintain a log of items delivered or received on a daily basis.
  • Load and offload baggage, goods and other material supplies with due regard to the safety of other people.
  • Maintain records of the motor vehicle’s daily activity showing journey, mileage, petrol, oil and signature of authorizing officer to account for all the journeys made.
  • Regulate the radio, heating, lighting, and ventilation system for passenger comfort.
  • Observe traffic and safety precautions in order to prevent accidents and to avoid traffic violations, in addition, undertake first aid in case of injuries.
  • Report motor vehicle accident to the traffic police and the Procurement Officer, obtaining police abstract report and completing insurance accident report form in conformance to traffic rules and regulations.
  • Filing requisition for petrol, lubricants and spare parts and maintaining a record accounting for the same.
  • Implement preventive maintenance by taking motor vehicle for major service or repairs in accordance with planned schedule or instructions.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the management

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Passed Suitability Test for Drivers Grade II conducted by the relevant Government Ministry/Departments;
  • Valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive;
  • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya of its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a Refresher Course for Drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBIT) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • First-Aid Certificate 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; and
  • Valid Certificate of Good conduct from the CID.

Key Attributes

The following key attributes will be required for the positions:

  • Must be a visionary, transformative and results-oriented strategic thinker, demonstratively;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Excellent organizational, inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Be self-driven, a team-player and a mentor/coach; and
  • Ability to cultivate partnership and collaborations.

Terms of Service

All positions are on contract terms for a period of three years, renewable subject to satisfactory performance. The salary and other benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the VDB in consultation with the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

How to Apply

ALL Applications;

  • Shall start with an online application which will be used to shortlist the applicants. https://forms.gle/FK6QnmeqZ6Xpb5P56
  • Should be clearly marked “Application for the position applied” on the envelope/subject line.
  • Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany an online application. All applications submitted in hard copy should be clearly marked on the envelope and submitted in any ONE of the following ways:
  1. Manual applications should be hand delivered to:

The Director General

Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat

KUSCO Centre, 2nd Floor

Kilimanjaro Avenue, Upper Hill

P.O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya

  1. Online applications should be e-mailed as PDF attachment to vacancy@vision2030.go.ke
  2. Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Director General

Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat

KUSCO Centre, 2nd Floor

Kilimanjaro Avenue, Upper Hill

P.O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya

Note: Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to submit the following documents to signify compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution;

  • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department;
  • Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau.

“Women, Minorities, Marginalized and Persons living with disability are encouraged to apply”. All applications should be submitted by 5 pm on 13th January 2021.

Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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