Job Alert | Vacancy at The British Government Tanzania as a Driver | Deadline: 17th September, 2019

View Vacancy | Driver S1 (11/19 DAR) - AU

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Job Category | Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)

Job Subcategory | Driver / Messenger

Job Full Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

Main purpose of a Job

The Corporate Services Assistant based in the Corporate Services Team will be responsible and accountable for delivering diligent administrative support services to enhance customer satisfaction specifically in Protocol, Procurement, Reception and visitor handling services.

Roles and responsibilities:

Drive as per schedule – driving staff (all HMG partners represented at Post) to official meetings in Dar es Salaam and elsewhere around Tanzania.

Airport transfer to all new UK – based staff arriving in Dar es Salaam plus on final departure.

Airport journey support for official travel for OneHMG staff.

Delivery of letters/cards – delivering urgent mails to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, other offices and special event cards.

Ensuring all the vehicles are in good condition.

Report on any issue related to vehicles/cycle to the Transport Supervisor
Update vehicle log books

Support on TRA/MFA follow up.

Ensure that passengers comply with vehicle health and safety regulations and sign vehicle log book.

Ensure road safety and traffic regulations are adhered to

Assist when able with administrative functions eg: reception duties, filing, phone calls, e-mails, logging in of invoices, PRISM input and distribution of newspapers.

Clean vehicles as required

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

Certificate in Driving.

3 years’ Experience in Official driving.

Language:English and Swahili.

Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.

Computer Skills (Microsoft Office and Outlook)

Strong customer skills.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

Ability to be well organised and to communicate well to UK based and local staff colleagues.

Required competencies

Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service

Application Deadline |17 September 2019

Grade S1
Type of Position Fixed Term
Working hours per week 35
Duration of Post 24 months
Region Africa
Country/Territory United Republic of Tanzania
Location (City) Dar Es Salaam
Type of Post British High Commission
Number of vacancies 1
Starting monthly salary () TZS 953,502.31
Start Date | 1 October 2019

Other benefits and conditions of employment

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

FCO Mandatory Courses

Defensive driving

Additional information

Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.

Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.

The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.

Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission Dar Es Salaam are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Tanzania.
All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in Tanzania.

Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.

Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link:

Please Note| Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through this official site ( Operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

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