British High Commission Driving Jobs in Kenya

British High Commission Driving Jobs in Kenya



The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out daily maintenance checks on BHC vehicles. Ensuring all vehicles are roadworthy before starting on their journey including tyres, petrol, oil and lubricants as well as spare tyre, jack etc.
  • Drive authorised passengers to meetings and functions in and around Nairobi and also up-country.
  • Drive the BHC’s Armoured Vehicle.
    Meet authorised passengers at, or deliver them to, Kenyan airports as required.
  • Accurately complete journey record sheets for all journeys in official vehicle.
  • Ensure passenger safety by ensuring that they wear their seat belts and, if in an armoured vehicle, they receive a passenger brief.
  • Have a well-documented journey plan when proceeding on long safaris. Use the issued tracking devices and satellite telephones as required.
  • Ensure vehicles are serviced at the stated mileage and all details documented in the Logbook.
    Make pickups and deliveries of authorised passengers, furniture and equipment and deliver water to properties using the BHC’s water bowsers.
  • Work on a pre-determined shift programme.
  • Submit all purchase receipts to the Transport Manager and ensuring that any mechanical faults are reported to the BHC Mechanics.
  • Maintain contact with the BHC by using the existing radio/communication system and ensure that fitted dashboard cameras are properly utilised.
  • Maintain a
    high degree of confidentially and discreteness in discussions and travels involving the nature of the role, passengers and destinations, etc.
  • Ensuring the safety and security of passengers and vehicle in your care.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Head of Section, Transport Planner or Transport Manager, including, but not restricted to covering for colleagues during official absences, and manning the BHC reception/switchboard when required.

    Requirements

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, in person, on the phone and in writing
  • Possess a clean police record
    Possess a full clean valid driving licence (ABCE).
  • Proven experience in driving heavy commercial vehicles i.e. trucks & water bowsers
  • Minimum of a secondary school education KCSE certificate
  • 5 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
  • Good computer skills
  • Good driver customer service protocols and proactive organisational skills
    Specialised driver training
  • Experience of driving B6 armoured vehicles
    First aid certificate


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th September, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Driving Jobs in Kenya

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