Driver at HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya


  • The driver will provide effective transport facilitation to staff and clients in order to attain the objectives of the organization.


  • Support the Staff on official transport and dispatch duties to required destinations when requested.
  • Facilitate transport of office Field Operations Staff when carrying out home visits and outreach activities
  • Where applicable, assist staff with loading and offloading items for distribution to clients
  • Maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests.
  • Ensure punctuality and safe transport.
  • Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations of the Country.
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards.
  • Maintain interior and exterior cleanliness of the car
  • Ensure the vehicle is in good working condition at all times.
  • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times.
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
  • Schedule regular car service appointments and report any issues that arise.
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications.
  • Arrange for other repairs, prepare and maintain vehicle spare parts inventory.
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage as required.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes as required.
  • Provide assistance to the Operations Manager and other office staff in the time working at the office, in tasks including but not limited to photocopying and filing.
  • Handling mail, delivering goods and correspondences, carrying parcels, packages, and delivery and collection of official documents as required.
  • Maintain a record of all deliveries done in the delivery book.
  • Prepare vehicle monthly reports of specific allocated vehicle allocated to him.


  • Minimum of Secondary school education is preferred with a Minimum of Grade C.
  • Must have a clean and valid driving license of classes B, C1, D1, D2, and D3
  • Should have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in driving 4WD vehicles, Nissan Vans and school bus.
  • Flexibility and ability to stand in for other drivers when required to do so is necessary.
  • Good inter-personal, communication (English and Kiswahili-written and spoken) a must.
  • Must have good knowledge of Nairobi and its environs.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge is an advantage.
  • Should have defensive driving skills.

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