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Job Title

Chauffeur - Somalia Mission

Reference

18-151


 

Advert Details

Recruiter: USAID Kenya Updated on: 2018-10-19 02:10:01
Contract Permanent
Location: Nairobi Available: Immediately
Category: Driving Offer: Equivalent to FSN-PSC 4 (Step 1 938,877 KSH to Step 13 1,661,817 KSH per annum). In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of USAID/Kenya and East Africa. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

 

Introduction

USAID/Kenya and East /Somalia seeks to employ a Chauffeur who will provide driver/chauffeur services to the Somalia Office.
 

Minimum Requirements

Any application that does not meet the minimum requirements stated below will not be evaluated. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within one month from the closing date of this advertisement, please consider your application unsuccessful.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

A. Education:  Completion of secondary school.

B. Prior Work Experience:  Minimum of 3 years’ experience in operating motor vehicles and preferably as a chauffeur

C. Post Entry Training:  Will be in service as per USAID’S ADS/ 6FAM 228 policies and procedures

D. Language Proficiency:  Must have a good working knowledge (Level III) in Kiswahili and Basic (Level II) in English

E. Job Knowledge:  Must have a basic knowledge of vehicle mechanic, safety and knowledge of radio operation procedures. Must know Kenyan Traffic laws and be familiar with traffic patterns in and around Nairobi. 

F. Skills and Abilities:  Must possess a valid Kenyan operator’s License, with categories A B C and E; ability to understand spoken and written English; skills in handling vehicles and ability to drive defensively, ability to navigate using google maps, have a knowledge of preventive automotive maintenance, possess a pleasant personality required in dealing with the general public. 

 

III. EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS

Applicants must submit a resume/cv which describes how their relevant professional experience and education has prepared them to meet the specific challenges of the duties and responsibilities described above.  As part of the interview process, those applicants ranked highest may be required to submit a timed writing sample on a topic provided.  The selection committee may conduct reference checks at any time during the selection process.

Applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications will not be scored.  

- Prior work experience (30 points) 

- Job Knowledge (30  points)

- Skills and abilities (40 points)

Total possible points:  100

Candidates meeting the above required qualifications for the position will be evaluated based on information presented in the application and reference checks.   References will be asked to assess the applicant’s technical knowledge, work performance, communication skills, and group dynamics, using the above criteria.   USAID reserves the right to conduct interviews with the top ranked short-listed applicants.  The interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection.

 

IV. How to Apply

Step 1: Register in MyJobsInKenya at www.myjobsinkenya.com

Step 2: Complete the job application questionnaire at www.myjobsinkenya.com/usaid. The applicant must answer all the questions in the Questionnaire. 

Step 3: Internal Applicants/Current USG Employees: Attach an updated curriculum vitae/resume (no more than five pages), a copy of your most recent Performance Evaluation Report, and copies of all relevant certificates. Scan and attach all the documents as one attachment and upload to MyJobsInKenya.

OR

External Applicants/Not Current USG Employees: Attach an updated curriculum vitae/resume (no more than five pages) and copies of all relevant certificates. Scan and attach all the documents as one attachment and upload to MyJobsInKenya . 

 

Note to Applicants:

1. Applications must be received by the closing date and time specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted through myjobsinkenya.com as stated in Section IV.

2. Submissions will only be accepted through www.myjobsinkenya.com/usaid. Late and Incomplete applications (those that do not contain the applicant’s most current and up to date detailed CV and  relevant education certificates) will not be considered for the position. The closing date for receipt of applications is indicated above.

3. USAID DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING) AND DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS' BANK ACCOUNTS.

 


 

Job Specification

1. SOLICITATION NO.: 18-151

2. ISSUANCE DATE: October 3, 2018

3. CLOSING DATE/TIME FOR RECEIPT OF OFFERS: October 18, 2018 (4:30 PM East Africa Time)

4. POSITION TITLE: Chauffeur – Somalia Mission

5. MARKET VALUE:  Equivalent to FSN-PSC 4 (Step 1 938,877 KSH to Step 13 1,661,817 KSH per annum).  In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of USAID/Kenya and East Africa. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

6. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:  1 year (12 months from start date)

7. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Nairobi, Kenya; with possible travel as stated in the Statement of Work.

8. SECURITY CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Prior to joining USAID, the selected candidate will be required to:

• Undergo a comprehensive background investigation and;

• Obtain and Retain an embassy issued Security Certification.

9. STATEMENT OF DUTIES: (See Below)

10. AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to qualified current employees of the U.S. Mission only.  Employees currently on probation are ineligible to apply. USAID provides equal opportunity and equitable treatment for employment of all people without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, disability status, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic for equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.

11. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The position requirements do not involve rigorous physical demands.

 

BACKGROUND

USAID/Kenya and East /Somalia seeks to employ a Chauffeur who will provide driver/chauffeur services to the Somalia Office, in accordance with instructions from the Motor Pool dispatcher and/or the Motor Pool Supervisor and the General Services Supervisor and operates the vehicle to transport the Mission Director within the city and surrounding areas and within the country.  Maintains the assigned vehicle in a clean and serviceable condition, performs minor preventive maintenance and safety checklists on daily basis, and informs the dispatchers and Motor Pool Supervisor of discrepancies.  Completes the daily vehicle usage record for his assigned vehicle.  Available to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

A. Drives fully armored vehicle, for which the chauffeur is trained, qualified and licensed, for the Mission Director ensuring safe and timely arrival with due respect for current security and traffic conditions. Drives official vehicle for employees of the mission or official visitors. Follows security procedures, including selecting fastest and safest routes. Drives VIP visitors for limited periods. Assists in planning logistics, assessing topography and weather patterns, routing and driver scheduling for field trips,   This will extend to participation in VIP planning as needed. Wears the proper chauffeur uniform while on duty.  Available to work on field trips, evenings, weekends and holidays    (70%)

B. Maintains current motor vehicle usage reports pertaining to all trips made.  Shall be aware of current Mission order procedures for motor pool operations and reports misuse of vehicle by USDH or co-workers.  Performs daily inspection and assures that vehicle is clean and in good running condition.  Reports all discrepancies in the vehicle to the Dispatcher.  Performs driver’s maintenance in accordance with established rules and regulations. Keeps the car clean inside and out. Maintains the vehicle in clean and serviceable condition and performs minor preventive maintenance. Takes vehicle to the service center for major repairs and makes sure that the vehicle is accurately serviced according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.  Records daily mileage, gas consumption, repairs and maintenance costs. The position will submit requests for vehicle maintenance and repair. Monitors all vehicle repairs done at the Mission garage and verifies that work done at outside repair shops is necessary and is done well.  (30%)

 

POSITION ELEMENTS:

A. Supervision Received:  Supervised by the Mission Director and on a day to day basis receives direction from the Executive Assistant, Somalia Mission Office.  Instructions are generally verbal but may be written when multiple assignments are made.

B. Supervision Exercised:  None. 

C. Available Guidelines:  Written and verbal guidelines will be provided as required by the supervisory staff. Mission Orders, notices, FAM 228 and ADS 536.

D. Exercise of Judgment:  Must be able to make sound judgment concerning the road ability and safety of the assigned vehicle and report on its condition to the assistant Motor Pool supervisor or take appropriate action when out of city.     

E. Authority to Make Commitments: None. 

F. Nature, Level, and Purpose of Contacts: Provide Driver/Chauffeur services to the Somalia Field Office Mission Director and VIP Visitors. Works with personnel of USAID, official visitors and occasionally host- Government employees.  

G. Time Expected to Reach Full Performance Level: 12 months. 

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