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Vacancy Notice: IOMKE/064/12

Position title: Driver (Full Time and On-Call)

Position grade: G2

Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya

Seniority band: Band 5

Job family: Logistics

Organizational unit: Procurement and Logistics

Position number: n/a

Position rated: Yes

Subject to rotation: N/A

Reporting directly to: Head Driver

Overall supervision by: Logistics & Procurement Officer

Managerial responsibility: N/A

Directly reporting staff: 0

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Drive IOM vehicles and execute tasks as assigned by the Head Driver.
  • Ensure the safety of passengers, cargo and vehicle and observe traffic rules and road discipline.
  • Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure roadworthiness before departure. This includes daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc. Ensure cleanliness of the vehicle at all times.
  • Collect mail and deliver various documents as planned by the supervisor.
  • Fill in the inspection sheet of vehicle status and share with the supervisor. Report promptly any defects or malfunctioning of the vehicle that requires immediate attention.
  • Ensure that incase of accident, supervisors are informed and a police report is obtained. In no case should the driver accept responsibility.
  • Maintain the vehicle road log sheet including the fuel status and oil changing at all times.
  • Follow the rules and regulations of driving IOM vehicles at all times.
  • Refuel the vehicle as required.
  • Be prepared and willing to work night/weekend shifts as requested and on regular basis.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies


  • Accountability - accepts and gives constructive criticism; follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies; meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs; monitors own work to correct errors; takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings
  • Client Orientation - identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work;
  • Continuous Learning- contributes to colleagues' learning; demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills
  • Communication - actively shares relevant information; writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended audience; listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Performance Management - provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Professionalism - masters subject matter related to responsibilities; identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities; incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation; persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress; treats all colleagues with respect and dignity; works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts; knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions
  • Teamwork - actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team
  • Environment - contributes to, and follows team objectives; gives credit where credit is due; seeks input and feedback from others; actively supports and implements final group decisions Technical
  • Valid Driving License (A, B, C, E class).
  • Possession of a Government driving test grade I and II.

    Education and Experience

  • Completed Secondary Education from an accredited academic institution.
  • Five years continuous driving experience.
  • Possession of a recent certificate of good conduct CID.
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repairs.
  • Good knowledge of routes within Nairobi.
  • Good knowledge and working experience with VHF Radios.
  • Flexible in terms of working hours.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office and Outlook a must.


    Required - Thorough knowledge of English and Kiswahili. Written and verbal.

    Mode of Application:

    Submit Cover letter and CV including daytime telephone and email address to:-

    International Organization for Migration (IOM),
    Human Resources Department,
    P.O. Box 55040-00200,

    or send by e-mail to hrnairobi [at]

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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