Driver Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

The incumbent will safely, timely and legally operate University vehicles while driving to and from a designated destination. Provide transportation services for the Chief Executive Officer, University employees, students, and visitors including special events and park-and-ride operations, ensuring transportation system and passenger safety.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Comply with and observe the Kenyan Highway Code and organization policies among other Kenyan Traffic Rules and regulations while driving at all times.
  •  Carry out duties of staff transport when assigned and ensure the highest quality of service, courteous, efficient services, and safe driving for all occupants.
  •  Plan ahead to meet anticipated travel requirements. Fuelling, pre-travel checks, travel docs, vehicle expenses, and any other documents and persons traveling for packing instructions and timings.
  •  Recognizing and reporting mechanical defaults of the vehicles
  •  Monitoring and reporting the expiry of insurance policies for the University vehicles
  •  Maintain cleanliness of the University vehicles.
  •  Preparing and submitting reports on transport
  •  Ensuring no unauthorized goods/persons are transported in University vehicles.

  •  Ensure the paramount safety of motor vehicles and official items at all times.
  •  Adhering to assigned routes and following time schedules
  •  Provide transportation for employees and students to various destinations
  • Determine when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, keep track of general maintenance.
  •  Ensure sound running of the vehicles assigned and arrange minor repairs where necessary.
  •  Check oil and tyres properly and keep the service vehicles in clean condition, both inside and outside
  •  Update monthly mileage records
  •  Support Administration Section as a messenger by assisting with the mail deliveries, both incoming and outgoing
  •  Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Knowledge & Skills

  •  Minimum O’ Level (Form 4) certificate.
  •  Valid accident-free driving license Class B, C, E
  •  Must be computer proficient, especially in MS Word, Ms. Excel, Internet usage etc.
  •  Valid defensive driving certificate
  •  5 years’ experience working as a bus driver, experience in a corporate environment will be an added advantage.
  •  Good communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Records maintenance skills.
  •  Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  •  Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.
  •  Ability to safely and efficiently operate a loaded passenger bus.

How To Apply

Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements below should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address, daytime telephone contact, name and address of three referees. The applications should reach the undersigned not later than 28th March 2024.The Management University of Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

The Management University of Africa
P. O. Box 29677 – 00100, NAIROBI