British High Commission Driver Jobs in Tanzania

British High Commission Driver Jobs in Tanzania

Main Purpose of Job:

To provide transport services for staff and other authorised passengers at the British High Commission (BHC) to and from assigned destinations within Tanzania in a safe, efficient and courteous manner, strictly adhering to road traffic rules, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Transport Policy, BHC Transport Policy and Post’s security regulations.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of Dar es Salaam’s biggest diplomatic missions, providing all-round logistic support to the mission. The successful applicant must have a clean driving licence and have a minimum of four years driving experience. The applicants also require good working knowledge of the city, its environs and other areas of the country.

The individual will need to be extremely efficient in managing their time in an environment which is dynamic and liable to change at very short notice. The individual should be able to think ahead and choose the best route for the journey, demonstrate initiative, be extremely discreet and polite in all dealings with both internal and external contacts as a representative of the Mission.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out daily maintenance checks on BHC vehicles. Ensuring all vehicles are roadworthy and maintained to a high standard.

  • Drive authorised passengers to meetings and functions in and around Dar es Salaam and also up-country.

  • Maintain a high degree of confidentially and discreteness
    in discussions and travels involving the nature of the role, passengers and destinations, etc.

  • Ensure the safety and security of passengers and vehicle in your care.

  • Support the wider work of the mission including on ensuring health and safety standards, staff wellbeing and team building.

    Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Able to communicate effectively in English

  • Certificate in Driving

  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills

  • Computer Skills (Microsoft Office and Outlook)

  • Strong customer service skills

  • 3 years’ experience as a Driver within a government or NGO or Corporate / Office environment

  • Good knowledge of local city roads, locations of government offices and main roads to other parts of the country

    Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • VIP driving training

  • Specialised driver training

  • First aid certificate

    Required Behaviours

  • Making Effective Decisions, Managing a Quality Service, Communicating and Influencing, Working Together

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Driver Jobs in Tanzania

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