Driver - East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC) (Nairobi Based)
Position title: Driver - East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC) (Nairobi Based)
Position N°: NA
Publication date: 17/04/2012
Closing date: 12/05/2012
The African Development Bank’s Regional Resource Center in Nairobi, Kenya (RRC-Nairobi) has been established to strengthen dialogue between the Bank and regional Governments, development partners, the private sector, and the civil society, in the design of its development policy and programs, as well as on implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the poverty reduction strategy. The office also seeks to assist the operational functions of the Bank Group in launching and follow up of projects and programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, and Seychelles; with operational support to Ethiopia, Djibouti, Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea, Comoros and Somalia. The functions of the office fall under the major areas of: country programming, project administration, promoting participation, regional integration, and aid co-ordination, in line with the partnership principles and with a view to increasing development effectiveness and impact.
The Bank invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position of a Driver. This is a local position, which does not attract international terms and conditions, and posting will be in the Regional Resource Centre-Nairobi of the African Development Bank Group.
Only Applicants Who Already Have the Right to Live and Work in Kenya Will Be Considered for this Position. The Bank Does not Support Applications for Work Permits and Relocation.
Duties and responsibilities
Under the overall administrative authority of the Regional Director for the East Africa Regional Resource Centre (EARC) and the day to day direct supervision of the Finance and Administration Officer the main responsibilities of the driver will be to:
Transport bank staff and visiting missions which will include travel outside the duty station.
Ensure the vehicles are well maintained and prepare fuel consumption reports.
Keep proper records of both maintenance and use in accordance with manufacturers and bank specifications and requirements.
Ensure bank vehicles are compliant with insurance and other transportation protocols of the host country.
Perform office messenger duties for the office mail.
Perform any other tasks as may be assigned.
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
General Certificate of Education (‘O’ level certificate) with at least C Grade passes, or Advanced Level Certificate (A’Level).
A valid Driver’s Licence.
A minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience as a driver in an international organization or government department with a clean driving record.
Knowledge and skills relating to minor vehicle repairs and their routine maintenance.
Good interpersonal and team working skills.
Ability to communicate and write effectively in English and/or French, with a good knowledge of the other language.
Competence in the use of some of the Bank’s standard software e.g. Microsoft Word.
Apply for this position
To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries.
Only applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are being considered for interview will be contacted. Applicants will only be considered if they submit an online application, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). The AfDB President reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply: www.afdb.org/jobs