International Labour Organization Senior Driver Jobs in Kenya

International Labour Organization Senior Driver Jobs in Kenya

  • The ILO seeks to recruit a Senior Driver at the G3 level for a new project that will contribute to strengthening the capacity of the Kenyan Government to Address Child Labor and/or Forced Labor/Trafficking in Persons, and Violations of Acceptable Conditions of Work.

  • The project seeks to promote enhanced enforcement of the legal framework and policies pertaining Child Labor and/or Forced Labor/Trafficking in Persons, and Violations of Acceptable Conditions of Work – this includes improvement of assistance services for victims of child labour and forced labour and strengthening partnerships to accelerate progress in addressing child labour, forced labour and violations of acceptable forms of work.

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  • Under the overall responsibility of the Director of ILO Country Office for the United Republic of Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda (CO-Dar Es Salaam), the Senior Driver will work under the direct supervision of the National Project Coordinator - Kenya to ensure that work is coordinated and integrated with related services and completed within processing timelines.

  • The Senior Driver Position is located in Nairobi and will assist on the implementation of the project.

    Description of Duties

  • Ensure the provision of safe and reliable driving services for official purpose.

  • Keep a timetable for arrivals and departures of officials and other authorized personnel and visitors. Meet officials and visitors at the airport including assisting, where necessary, with protocol, visa and customs formalities.

  • Deliver and collect mail and documents and other items.

  • Ensure cost-savings through proper use of vehicle and accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and documentation.

  • Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of assigned vehicles through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tyres, brakes and water levels, car washing, etc. in order to keep the vehicle clean and in good running condition at all times.

  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit and other MOSS-compliant equipment, and necessary spare parts in assigned vehicles.

  • Where appropriate, schedule drivers and vehicles for use on a daily basis.

  • Ensure that the
    steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.

  • Inform the supervisor in a timely manner of (re)registrations and insurance procedures for all the office vehicles.

  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining stores. Perform other miscellaneous office support functions such as messenger services..

  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications


  • Completion of primary education. Valid and clean driving licence. Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.


  • Four years of relevant work experience with a safe driving record. Driving experience with a UN agency, diplomatic or international organization is an advantage.


  • Good knowledge of the local language and working knowledge of English


  • Excellent knowledge of local driving rules and regulations Good knowledge of local roads and conditions.

  • Vehicle repair and maintenance skills

  • Good knowledge of chauffeur protocol and courtesies.

  • Good knowledge of security issues.

  • Good knowledge of rules and procedures on vehicle management including maintenance of official vehicles and knowledge of mechanics and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of administrative rules and regulations

  • Basic computer skills to record information in IT systems

    In addition to the ILO core competencies Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to learning and knowledge sharing, Client orientation, Communication, Orientation to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation, Collaboration, this position requires:

  • Ability to present a professional image at all times.

  • Ability to deal calmly with unexpected circumstances or delays.

  • Ability to lift heavy mail bags and boxes.

  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality.

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; International Labour Organization Senior Driver Jobs in Kenya

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