British High Commission Estates Driver & Attendant Jobs in Kenya
British High Commission Estates Driver & Attendant Jobs in KenyaMain Purpose of Job:The Estates Driver and Attendant will be responsible delivery and collection of inventory to and from the various BHC properties by means of canter/minibus, conducting estates property field work on behalf of the estates team as well as assisting in the furnishings store and property preparation.
Roles and Responsibilities
Delivering of furniture and white goods by means of canter/minibus to new property in preparation for occupancy alongside collection of faulty inventories from the Various BHC properties, ensuring no damage is caused while in transit.
Picking up and accompanying, Kenya Power and Nairobi water meter readers to all BHC properties every month during the meter reading exercise.
Supervising the delivery of Generator Fuel to all BHC properties on a quarterly basis.
Running estates external property and other field errands on behalf of the team by minibus.
Responsible for ensuring the canter and minibus are serviced on time and always clean.
Preparation, delivery and collection of domestic float for both office and residences
Responsible for loading of inventory into the canter in preparation for delivery, ensuring the gate passes are duly signed by relevant authorities before delivery.
Carry out daily maintenance checks on Estates vehicles.
Ensuring they are roadworthy before starting on their journey including tyres, petrol, oil and lubricants.
Responsible for booking an alternative vehicle from the transport department if need arises for the furnishings team.
Deep cleaning and furnishing properties as per Foreign & Commonwealth Office guidance taking care of all H&S guidance.
Routine maintenance of the furnishings stores and surrounding areas ensuring they are orderly, clean and free from hazards.
Working as part of a team in preparing properties for occupation
Reporting back to the furnishings supervisor any issues or items damaged missing from properties.
Update Pyramid and Kenquiry (internal request systems) in the absence of the Furnishings Team Leader.
Assisting other teams in the Mission with any heavy lifting, moves on an as need basis
Spot check contracted suppliers during ongoing works such as waste collection, water deliveries, generator fuel deliveries and tree/garden works.
Deputising for the Furnishings Team Leader on a rotational basis with other Furnishing Assistants during periods of absence.
Supervise property cleaning in preparation for occupancy.
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience
3 years’ experience as a Class E Driver, driving of a Canter Truck or equivalent
Driving Licence for B-C-E class with clean driving record(Mandatory)
Good team player skills.
Attention to detail and initiative, as well as good customer service skills.
Proficient written and spoken English.
Heavy lifting capability (up to 45Kg).
Other benefits and conditions of employment
Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):Training on Health and Safety areas such as Manual Handling.
Members of staff are entitled to paid annual leave, which is earned, from the day they commence employment. Entitlements are as follows:
In addition to annual leave, the BHC normally observes no fewer than 9 and no more than 14 Kenyan and British public and religious holidays in a year. These vary from year to year and are at the discretion of the High Commissioner. A list of holidays is published each year.
Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Nairobi are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Kenya.
It is essential that the applicants already have the right to live and work in Kenya without the need to apply for a work permit
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 7th July 2019
For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Estates Driver & Attendant Jobs in Kenya
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