KEMRI Driver Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Driver Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), in collaboration with the University of California, San Francisco through an NIH funded grant set up a Study, SEARCH-SAPPHIRE trial, aimed at piloting HIV treatment and prevention interventions with the goal of further reducing HIV incidence following the successes recorded in the SEARCH trial.

The study is ongoing, conducted in Homabay and Migori counties and it’s seeking highly motivated and qualified candidate to fill up the Study Driver position as outlined below.


  • O-Level School Certificate Grade D+ and above.

  • Valid Driving License class BCE

  • Certificate of defensive Driving Course.

  • Current Certificate of Good conduct

  • Below 45 years of age.

  • At least five years proven experience in handling manual land cruiser vehicles

  • Basic Automotive Mechanical skills and sound knowledge about vehicles

  • Suitability test certificate from Ministry of Roads and public

  • Good knowledge of traffic laws

  • Good eyesight; natural or corrected

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understanding the study design and objectives to assist in the successful implementation of the study

  • Safely driving the vehicles as assigned

  • Ensuring compliance to the road traffic act

  • Carrying out daily routine checks on the vehicle before driving out

  • Ensuring maximum security of vehicle and its accessories under his/her charge

  • Ensuring safety of passengers and cargo under his/her charge

  • Monitoring condition and performance of
    vehicle and promptly reporting to supervisors

  • Carrying out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicle, and maintaining their cleanliness

  • Taking vehicle for servicing and repairs as directed by the supervisors

  • Maintaining a transport log for the vehicle

  • Ensuring that the vehicle is used only for study related purposes

  • Updating the study administrator on any incidents or accident involving the vehicle on the same day

  • Picking up and dropping off the study visitors

  • Submitting reports on vehicle movements and mechanical conditions as requested.

    Other required skills

  • First Aid at Work Certificate from St. Johns Ambulance /Red cross

  • Ability to provide quick solutions to problems.

  • Good communication and Interpersonal skills.

  • Good time management

  • Capable of working for long hours, weekends and sometimes at odd situations

  • Good customer care relations

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Driver Jobs in Kenya

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