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Driver Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Driver

Employment Type:
 Contract

Location:
 Nairobi

Summary: Successful candidate will have the overall responsibility of transporting the corporate staff and other passengers to and from destinations in a comfortable, safe and efficient manner.
 

Key Responsibilities
  • Consulting maps or navigation devices for desired routes, checking radio or online traffic and weather reports for departure and destination locations
  • Advise the employer or passenger of potential or existing adverse conditions and suggest alternative routes or travel time adjustments
  • Vehicle maintenance - keeping the vehicle clean in appearance and ready to drive without issue at all times. Responsible for checking engine fluids, inspecting interior and exterior electrical and mechanical components, maintaining tire pressure and keeping fuel levels at adequate levels.When mechanical work, scheduled maintenance, professional washing and detail work is needed, make service appointments, facilitate vehicle transport to and from the facility and procure a suitable rental vehicle if needed
  • Professionalism - Courteous in all driving and non-driving situations while on the job. Good grooming and personal hygiene with clean and proper dress as instructed by client are expected. Calm, rational behavior and attitude under stressful driving conditions
  • Paperwork - must acquire, retain and submit all receipts to the employer and ensure that expenditures are authorized under the terms of employment services. May also be responsible for keeping written travel logs containing mileage, locations, travel time, work hours, vehicle service entries and receipts
Skills
  • Having polite manners
  • Being patient and flexible
  • Having smart appearance
  • Being punctual
  • Having strong spoken communication skills and a fluency in English
  • Having knowledge about mechanics
  • Being able to drive safely within legal limits
  • Having geographical knowledge of Nairobi and its environs
  • Being able to stay calm under difficult circumstances
  • Having good interpersonal abilities, honest and ethical
Requirements

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:
  • Completion of high school education or higher
  • BCE Driving Licence
  • Certificate in defensive driving
  • Previous role as a driver will be an added advantage
  • Good communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and carry out tasks with minimal supervision
  • Good analytical skills, a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, and honesty
If your interested kindly send your cv to recruit@careeroptionsafrica.com

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