Jun 24

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of a driver at the Kenya Embassy in Paris


  • Education: Secondary Education, Valid French Driver’s license
  • Experience: 2 years work experience as a professional driver, safe driving record, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
  • Language Requirements:Excellent command of written and spoken English, Knowledge of French is required.

Summary of key Functions

  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services
  • Proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Provide Messengerial services to the Mission



  • Displays sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, race, nationality and age.
  • Shares knowledge and experience,
  • Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office,
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair,
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol,
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues,
  • Focuses on results
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure,
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views



An attractive salary package will be offered to the qualified candidate.

Applications including a one-page cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the post, with CVs together with e-mail addresses or day-time telephone contacts should be emailed or sent by post to reach this office on or before 15th July, 2011.

To the Ambassador


3 rue Freycinet, 75116, Paris

E-mail: counsellor@ambassade-kenya.fr

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