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Aug 24, 2017

World Health Organization Driver NGO Job in Nairobi Kenya

World Health Organization (WHO)

Job Vacancy: Driver - (1702332) 
Grade: G3
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-Term Appointment
Contract duration: Two (2) years

Primary Location: Kenya - Nairobi
Organization: AF_KEN Kenya
Schedule: Full-time 

Objectives of the Programme: Country Management Support Units (CSUs) have been established in the organizational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

Purpose of the Position: Within the Country Management Support Unit, to provide transportation support to the WHO Country Office Representation and to Driving WHO Official vehicles and ensures that vehicles are kept in good and working conditions.

Description of Duties
The incumbent will perform the following duties:
  1. Drives the head of the Office (WR) and other high ranking Officials;
  2. Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities
  3. Collects and delivers mail, pouch and other official documents whenever required;
  4. Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle, checks oil, water, battery,  brakes, tires and ensures that vehicle is kept clean and is in good running condition at all  the times;
  5. Maintains log book for official travel, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes etc;
  6. Ensures that the steps required by the rules and regulations are taken in case of  involvement in accident;
  7. Performs other duties whenever required based on clearance from WR.
  8. Work might require driving for long periods, lifting pouch bags, some of which are over 25kgs and also driving subject to weather and traffic risks.
Required Qualifications


At least Junior Secondary School education and a valid driver’s license of the country.

  • Essential: At least ten years driving experience as a driver and a safe driving record.
  • Desirable: UN experience would be an advantage.
  • Driving rules and regulations of the country;
  • Familiarity with office procedures and transport needs of the office;
  • Knowledge of driver courtesies;
  • Ability to read, write and understand instructions in the official working languages and
  • Ability to write concise and faithful reports of accidents, when applicable.
  • Basic word processing or other software packages, and standard office equipment.      
  • Formal or self-training in the use of standard office software.
WHO Competencies
  1. Communicating in a credible and effective way
  2. Producing results
  3. Knowing and managing yourself
  4. Teamwork
Use of Language Skills

Essential: Good knowledge of English.

Remuneration: WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at KES 1,018,192 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Additional Information
  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • For information on WHO's operations please visit:
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.
  • Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Job Posting: Aug 16, 2017, 5:21:35 PM

Closing Date: Sep 6, 2017, 9:59:00 PM

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