Driver Job Vacancy in Kenya - Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat

The Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat (VDS) is a Semi-autonomous Government Agency established under The Kenya Gazette No.1386 (Vol. CXI – No 15 of 17th February 2009). Our role is to spearhead the implementation of the Vision as the Country’s development blueprint and strategy towards making Kenya a newly industrializing middle-income country capable of providing a high quality of life for all its citizens by 2030. The Vision Delivery Board (VDB) is seeking to fill the following vacant position through a competitive recruitment process.


Reporting to the Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer, the Driver will be
responsible in carrying out the following duties: -
  • Undertake routine and preventive maintenance of motor vehicle by checking and topping-up the level of petrol, oil, water, battery electrodes and tire pressure before operating the vehicle.
  • Regularly clean and polish vehicle change tires as well as make minor repairs or adjustments.
  • Drive motor vehicle (car and van) to transport directors, staff, clients and others to designated locations.
  • Perform miscellaneous errands such as paying bills, registered letters for postage, collecting and delivering mail and other items as well as buying goods, supplies and consumer items. In addition, maintain a log of items delivered or received on a daily basis.
  • Load and offload baggage, goods and other material supplies with due regard to the safety of other people.
  • Maintain records of the motor vehicle’s daily activity showing journey, mileage, petrol, oil and signature of authorizing officer to account for all the journeys made.
  • Regulate the radio, heating, lighting, and ventilation system for passenger comfort.
  • Observe traffic and safety precautions in order to prevent accidents and to avoid traffic violations, in addition, undertake first aid in case of injuries.
  • Report motor vehicle accident to the traffic police and the Procurement Officer, obtaining police abstract report and completing insurance accident report form in conformance to traffic rules and regulations.
  • Filing requisition for petrol, lubricants and spare parts and maintaining a record accounting for the same.
  • Implement preventive maintenance by taking motor vehicle for major service or repairs in accordance with planned schedule or instructions. 
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the management

 Job Specifications

  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -
  • Served as a Driver or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private sector
    for a minimum period of three (3) years.
  • Passed Suitability Test for Drivers Grade II conducted by the relevant Government Ministry/Departments.
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive.
  • A Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Attended a Refresher Course for Drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBIT) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • A First-Aid Certificate lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution. 
  • A Valid Certificate of Good conduct from the CID.
  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and integrity as reflected in work performance, and
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Key Attributes

The following key attributes will be required; -

  1. Must be a visionary, transformative and results-oriented strategic thinker.
  2. Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multiethnic and multi-disciplinary environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines and deliver demonstrable results.
  5. Be self-driven, a team-player and a mentor/coach; and
  6. Ability to cultivate partnership and collaborations.

Terms of Service

All positions are on contract terms for a period of three years, renewable subject to satisfactory
performance. All positions attract a competitive salary and other benefits.

How to Apply:

  • Shall start with an online application at:
  • Should be clearly marked “Application for the position applied” on the envelope/subject line.
  • Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant
    academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials and
    other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany
    an online application. 
All applications submitted in hard copy should have the ‘Advert No.” clearly marked on the
envelope and submitted in any ONE of the following ways:
  1. Manual applications should be addressed, and hand delivered OR posted to:

    The Director General
    Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat
    BRITAM Centre, 7th Floor
    Mara/Ragati Road Junction, Upper Hill
    P.O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Online applications should be e-mailed as PDF attachment to

    Note: Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Shortlisted candidates shall be required to submit the following documents to signify compliance
    with Chapter Six of the Constitution.
    • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board.
    • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
    • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department; and
    • Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau.

    Details on the job specifications of each vacancy can be obtained on website

    “Women, Minorities, Marginalized and Persons living with disability are encouraged to
    apply”. All applications should be submitted not later than 29th July 2022 at 5.00pm. Shortlisted
    candidates must meet Chapter Six (6) requirements of the Constitution. Further information can
    be obtained on website:

    The Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat is an equal opportunity employer.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Director General
    Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat
    Britam Centre, 7th Floor
    Mara/Ragati Road Junction, Upper Hill
    P. O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya