Danish Embassy Driver Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2019

  • Published date: August 20, 2019
  • Category: Driver
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Danish Embassy Driver Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2019 


Job Vacancy: Driver

The Danish Embassy is part of the Danish Foreign Service.

The Embassy covers Kenya as well as Eritrea, Seychelles and Somalia.

The Embassy is an ambitious, fast-paced and dynamic workplace with approximately 50 employees, 15 of whom are posted from the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Embassy has a flat management structure.

The Embassy is seeking to recruit a dynamic, positive and service-minded Driver.

The successful candidate will be working in the Secretariat, Protocol and Logistics team.

The successful candidate is expected to show all the necessary flexibility for the optimal handling of the entire portfolio of the Embassy and thus be ready to handle tasks outside their daily portfolio

As a Driver the main tasks will be:

  • Drive Embassy staff.

  • Ensure that relevant vehicles are serviced regularly and are in good condition.

  • Keep vehicle log books, take care of vehicle cleaning and fuelling.

  • Pick official guests from the airport.

  • Provide other logistics and delivery services for the Embassy.

  • Assist in the reception.

  • Assist with documentation and other practical services at the Embassy.

Required Qualifications

The applicant must have:

  • Relevant education certificate.

  • Valid driving licence – category B,C,E.

  • 10 years professional driving experience – experience with driving armoured cars will be considered an advantage.

  • Good command of English language.

  • IT proficiency.

  • Responsible, flexible and loyal.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Great interpersonal, inter-cultural skills and team player abilities.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure.

  • Willingness to take on a variety of tasks reflecting changing priorities of the Embassy.

  • Experience working in a diplomatic or international organization is not a requirement, but will be considered an added advantage.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in the position are invited to send a 1-page cover letter and a detailed CV, including 3 references to recruitment@dpckenya.com no later than Friday, 30th August 2019.

The email subject should be “DRIVER”.

Any application received after the deadline will not be considered. Selected candidates will be invited for interviews – expected to take place in the beginning of September 2019.

The Embassy of Denmark encourages all relevant applicants to apply for the position, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity and personal background.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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