Driver Job in Kenya

The incumbent works based on general instructions, own experience, and precedents, following WHO Country Office specific procedures and practices, rules and regulations, to ensure smooth workflow in the assigned area of work. The incumbent is encouraged to seek guidance for unusual issues. Most of the work is controlled for correctness and appropriateness by the incumbent. Work is reviewed on an ad hoc basis by supervisors for meeting expectations and overall quality; correspondence is signed or cleared by originator. Specific assignments are checked by the originator and/or the Operations Support and Logistics (OSL) Officer.

The Work might require driving for long periods, lifting pouch bags, some of which are over 25 kilograms (Kgs) and driving subject to weather and traffic risks. The incumbent is expected to work and present oneself in a professional manner in line with the WHO code of conduct.

Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected):
Under the overall supervision of the Operations Officer and the direct supervision of Transport Officer, the incumbent performs the following functions:-

Drives official vehicles, maintain them in proper conditions and arrange necessary servicing on regular basis, make other small repairs on urgent matters.

Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumptions, oil changes, greasing, etc.;

Ensures that the steps required by the rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident

Clears supplies and equipment from airport and post office, customs office.

Distributes mail, pouches, documents, invitation cards and facilitate transportation for visitors and/or staff members for official purposes.

Operates the HF and VHF communication radios as per the International Radio Communication Procedure

Perform other related duties as required or instructed, including providing support to other areas of work as assigned by the supervisor.

Education (Qualifications)
Qualifications, experience, skills, and languages

Completion of secondary school education.

Basic training on vehicle maintenance

Basic training on operation of HF radio communication equipment

3rd grade driving license

Desirable: Basic computer skills
Essential: Two years of extensive experience in driving/handling field vehicles, maintenance etc.
Desirable: Experience within UN system would be an advantage.
Essential: Good knowledge of English and local languages.
Other Skills (e.g. IT)

Basic word processing or other software packages, and standard office equipment. Formal or self-training in the use of standard office software.

Driving for long periods, lifting heavy parcels from the post office and customs warehouse. -Subject to weather and traffic risks.

Functional Skills/Knowledge

Knowledge of driving rules and regulation of the country and skills in minor vehicle repair

Ability to read, write and understand instructions in the working language

An ability of writing a concise and accurate report of the accidents

WHO Competencies

Communicating in an effective and credible manner

Producing results

Fostering integration and teamwork

Moving forward in a changing environment

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