Hiring Kenya » Driver


Nairobi, Kenya
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Industry: Consulting
Description: Gap Recruitment Services Limited is a leading recruitment firm in Kenya where International and local companies find just the right fit talent. Whether you are an employer seeking skilled talent to fuel productivity in your organization or a job seeker pursuing your dream job and a fulfilling career, we are your Staffing Team, and we are committed to your success. Gap Recruitment has the technical capacity to find the right resource for any of your vacancies, but we know it takes more than a skill set to get the job done. We focus on understanding your specific needs, culture, beyond just technical skills, and we maintain close relationships with the professionals in our databases, enabling us to find the right fit for both parties in record time.
Job Description

Our client, the Embassy of Sweden seeks to recruit an experienced and focused Driver to the Embassy's Administrative and Consular section. The ideal candidate should be a good team player with a high level of integrity. The candidate must hold the ability to prioritize and work efficiently under high workload. The drivers work as a team of three together with the receptionist and local security officer within the administrative section of the Embassy. The team serves the entire Embassy with driving orders, messenger services and other appropriate tasks. The drivers work on a rotational duty scheme for evenings and weekends. Occasionally travelling within Kenya is necessary.

Employers Background

The Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi represents Sweden in Kenya, Somalia, Seychelles and Comoros. The Embassy also represents Sweden in UNEP and UN-HABITAT. The Embassy represents and advances Swedish policies, interests and values in political and economic relations, development cooperation, trade and investment promotion and cultural and information matters. It provides consular services to Swedish nationals and migration services to non-nationals.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Drive Embassy officials and other authorized passengers on official duty
  • Responsible for daily caretaking and maintenance of allocated vehicles
  • Messenger duties and other duties in the reception
  • Collect, distribute mail and carry out errands
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • O Level Certificate or KCSE Certificate
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Swahili
  • Clean driving license and current Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Minimum 5 years of driving experience in and outside Nairobi
  • Proven experience of driving armored vehicles
  • Proven defensive and evasive driving skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to carry a process forward, follow up and finalize tasks.
  • Experience working in an Embassy, NGO or International Organization.
  • Flexible approach and service oriented.

Other essential qualifications

    • Problem solver, excellent administrative and organizational skills.
    • Being an effective team player and good communicator.
    • Being discreet, reliable and have a high level of integrity.
    • Strong work ethic, showing punctuality and working according to sharp deadlines.
    • Passionate and committed learner, ability to learn, adapt to new guidelines, reach and report on agreed results.
    • Flexible approach and service oriented.


      • Medical Insurance + Pension benefits (subject to 5 years employment)
      • 28 days of annual leave
      • Gym allowance
      • Competitive remuneration

How to Apply

Interested individuals are invited to submit a 1-page Cover Letter, a CV, and a minimum of 3 professional references to GAP Recruitment job portal Careers Page not later than Friday 25th of August 2023. If you are not a citizen of Kenya, please attach a copy of your Kenyan work - and residence permit.

All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in Kenya with the correct visa/work permit status, or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit. The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to 1. Obtain the relevant permit, 2. Pay fees for the permit, 3. Make arrangements to relocate & 4. Meet the costs of relocation. The Embassy of Sweden does not sponsor visas/work permits. Work permits will not be arranged by the Embassy.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The terms and conditions for locally employed staff apply. The employment will start with a minimum of 6 months probation.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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