Drivers Jobs at Gold Star Kenya

Gold Star Kenya (GSK) was established in 2010 as a local Non-Governmental Organization; GSK was born out of the success of the Gold Star Network, a social franchise program initiative established in 2006 to promote comprehensive quality HIV care amongst a network of private health providers in Kenya.

GSK implements health related projects in Kenya.

We seek qualified candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Driver I

Job Ref: GSK-PD-058

(4 positions)

Reporting to: Administrative Officer

Project: Afya Nyota ya Bonde Project – Rift Valley

Location: Samburu (1), Kajiado (1), Laikipia (1) and Baringo (1)

Job Summary: To provide driving and messenger services to the project. Maintain the project vehicles in a clean and serviceable condition, perform minor preventive maintenance and safety checks on a daily basis and inform the supervisor of discrepancies. The incumbent will be based in Rift Valley region.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive project staff and visitors to meetings and appointments with due caution and courtesy as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Maintains project vehicle in good condition, including cleaning inside and outside of the vehicle and engine check-up, fluid levels and the tires which are to be conducted on a daily basis.
  • Maintains a current driving license for self and advise the Administrative Officer when the project vehicle licenses are due for renewal, appropriate inspections and registrations for vehicles.
  • Runs office errands such as message/equipment deliver, visa applications, picking-up and collecting mail from post office and other errands as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Ensure that the passengers adhere to the traffic rules and regulations e.g. wearing seat belts.
  • Report immediately any traffic accident to the insurance company and to the supervisor.
  • Assists with office tasks, such as photocopying, pick up of supplies etc.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Administrative Officer or Program Officer.

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of counties and its surrounding areas where project will have presence, streets neighborhoods, airports and government offices.
  • Skilled and experienced safe driver with valid driver’s license and no history of responsibility for accidents.
  • Ability to lift heavy packages and moves furniture.
  • Ability to maintain vehicles in good condition.
  • Basic knowledge of First Aid.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Able to report to work and maintain time schedule and work extra hours as needed.
  • Willingness and interest in supporting program and goals.
  • Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely manner with minimal supervision.

Minimum Requirements

  • Secondary school ‘O’ level graduate or equivalent years of relevant experience; plus, a minimum of five years working with a public or private organization operating motor vehicles professionally.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of English with ability to understand spoken and written English well and Kiswahili.
  • Must have a current, valid driving license with an excellent driving record showing no history of responsibility for accidents.
  • Must be in possession of a current and valid certificate of good conduct within the year.
  • Maintains a good awareness of the existing traffic rules and regulations.
  • Good knowledge of the counties and its surrounding areas.
  • Experience driving for a diplomatic mission or NGO is an added advantage
  • Prefer experience with medium-to-large sized international organization.
  • Experience must reflect knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

How to Apply:

Gold Star Kenya has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email to:

Please specify location and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received by 1st September 2019.

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

Transport and Logistics, NGO and UN
Updated: August 29, 2019 — 8:38 am