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Principal Driver

Kenya National Commission for UNESCO

Driver & Transport Services

Government KSh Confidential
New
3 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Principal Driver is responsible for ensuring that all vehicles are maintained in good order to ensure smooth mobility of employees of the Commission.

  • Minimum Qualification:Highschool
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:8 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is a State Corporation established under the KNATCOM Act of 2013 (Revised 2014), to promote Kenya’s national interests in UNESCO and UNESCO’s international interests in Kenya, regionally and globally in the areas of education, sciences, culture, and communication and information.

To enable it to fulfil its mandate, the Commission wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented, and self-driven persons to fill the following vacant positions specifically under the terms and conditions advertised:

JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND PERSON SPECIFICATIONS FOR VACANT POSTS


20. PRINCIPAL DRIVER: KNC 8 -1 POST

Job Title
Principal Driver
Grade
KNC 8
Place to Work
Nairobi
Reports To
Administration Officer
Purpose of the Job
The Principal Driver is responsible for ensuring that all vehicles are maintained in good order to ensure smooth mobility of employees of the Commission.
Remuneration
Gross pay Ksh. 56,521.00 – 87,827.00
Leave allowance –30% Basic Salary
Medical Allowance – As per KNATCOM Medical Scheme
Group Life & Accident Cover - As per KNATCOM Medical Scheme
Terms
Permanent and Pensionable

a) Job Description
The Principal driver is responsible for the following functions:
i. drive and maintain vehicles;
ii. detect common mechanical faults on the vehicles;
iii. carry out minor repairs including oiling and greasing;
iv. maintain daily work tickets for vehicles; and
v. ensure safety of vehicles on and off the road and the vehicles’ cleanliness. b) Duties and Responsibilities
i. driving the official Commission’s CEO as authorized;
ii. carrying out minor mechanical adjustments;
iii. recognizing and reporting mechanical defaults of the vehicles;
iv. ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;
v. monitoring and reporting expiry of insurance policies for motor vehicles;
vi. overseeing transport management;
vii. preparing and submitting reports on transport when need arises; and
viii. ensuring safety of passengers and/or goods therein; and
ix. any other duty as maybe assigned

c) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

i. served in the grade of senior driver for at least three (3) years;
ii. at least served in the grade of driver for at least eight (8) years;
iii. minimum KCSE C- (minus) or its equivalent;
iv. occupational trade test iii certificate;
v. a valid driving license free from any current endorsements(s) for classes of the vehicles the driver is required to drive;
vi. certificate in a supervisory course from a recognized institution;
vii. certificate in customer care from a recognized institution;
viii. a defensive driving certificate from the automobile association of Kenya (AA) or its equivalent qualification from any other recognized institution;
ix. a certificate of good conduct (renewable after two (2) years);
x. a first aid certificate course from St. Johns ambulance or any other recognized institution not more than one (1) year old;
xi. computer proficiency certificate; and
xii. an accident free driving period of 8 years.

d) Key Competencies and Skills
i. Time management
ii. Communication skills
iii. Problem solving skills
iv. Listening skills
v. Professionalism
vi. Basic road safety regulations knowledge and laws
vii. Interpersonal Skills

HOW TO APPLY
1. Access and apply online via KNATCOM website at www.unesco.go.ke/careers
For details of the job description and skills, please visit the Commission’s website: www.unesco.go.ke/careers
All applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th October 2022 at 5.00 pm.

Note:
(i) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(ii) Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(iii) Successful candidates will be required to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

SECRETARY GENERAL/CEO
Kenya National Commission for UNESCO
KNATCOM IS ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED

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