Driver / Messenger, Kenya
Region
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Kenya
Location
Nairobi
Department
Business Support Services
Job Category
Administration, PA & Secretarial
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade K
Vacancy Description
Terms: Locally Appointed Duration: Indefinite Location: Nariobi, Kenya Closing Date: 23 November 2018 (23:59 UK Time)
 
Details
Role Purpose

The British Council in Kenya is seeking an experienced driver to join our Transport Team. The Driver/Admin Assistant is responsible for providing a professional transportation service for the British Council.  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced driver interested in a career with an outstanding organization.

The Driver will support the Operations staff members with various administrative tasks related to logistics, general administration of the office, documentation and archiving. The Driver will work with the Kenya - Office Manager in all aspects of the Operations administration. Provide transportation services to all levels of staff members, visitors, including VIP personnel. Maintain daily journey records. Full compliance with British Council Transport policy. Keep vehicle clean and in orderly state. Keep vehicle maintenance record up to date, ensuring that vehicle is serviced as necessary.

Main Accountabilities

General Office Administration

-  Provide various driving and messenger services for Kenya and Regional Team.
-  Provide transportation services to all levels of staff members, visitors, including VIP personnel.
-  Provide transportation services to all levels of staff members, visitors, including VIP personnel.
-  Maintain daily journey records.
-  Full compliance with British Council Transport policy.
-  Perform other duties as assigned.
-  Pick up, sign for and distribute all mails and packages received.
-  Occasionally coordinate and supervise work by service staff.

Role requirements
-  Must have the right to live and work in Kenya.
-  Experience in driving VIP personnel would be welcomed.
-  Experienced operator of both sport utility vehicle, and motorcycles (desirable).
-  Good customer service and communication skills are essential.
-  Must have an impeccable driving record.
-  Must be flexible with working hours (occasion shift working).
-  Must be a good team worker.
-  Knowledge of the Nairobi and Kenya.
-  Basic administration/IT skills (data entry, internet research, email and scheduling software).

Qualifications
-  Valid, unblemished full drivers’ licence with motorcycle endorsement.
-  A minimum of 5 years driving experience is required.

For further information please view the attached documents
Driver, Kenya.pdf
BC Behaviors.pdf
BC Core Skills.pdf

Closing Date: 23 November 2018 (23:59 UK Time)