Driver (Wajir)

Reporting To: Procurement Assistant
Staff Reporting: Driver
Matrix Management: Kenya Program

Under the direct supervision of the Procurement Assistant, the incumbent performs the following functions:**

Responsibilities Overview:

Responsible for the safety and security of the passengers and goods on board the vehicle.
Drive and maintain the vehicle in a professional, conscientious and safe manner by obeying the local road traffic laws.
Ensure that at all times the vehicle is equipped with the correct tools and spare parts (functioning jack, a spade, an approved tool kit, a spare wheel with a properly inflated tyre and an approved first aid kit).
Ensure that the vehicle is checked daily and weekly, and correctly maintained.
Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean, inside and outside, at all times and that the Organisation stickers are visible depending on the security situation.
Report all accidents, or other incidents involving other vehicles or pedestrians, to the Procurement officer. Also ensure that proper procedures for insurance claims are followed at the times and scene of any accident.**
To report any vehicle damage or malfunction to the Procurement Assistant as soon as possible. **
Maintain proper records of the vehicle i.e. vehicle log-sheet, service and maintenance report**
OtherResponsible for loading and offloading of vehicle.
Provide occasional interpreting services for Organisation staff.
Observe security policy and guidelines at all times.
Maintain records and logbooks regarding mileage, servicing, petrol consumption and general vehicle condition.
Maintain regular radio communications between the field staff and Organisation.

Qualification requirements:

Secondary school certificate.
Clean driving license
Certificate in Mechanical Engineering is an added advantage

Knowledge skills and Experience:

Well-versed in the cleaning of both the inside and outside of the vehicle
Minimum 3 years work experience as a driver preferably with INGO
Good Knowledge of local language and knowledge of the area of operation is an advantage.
Proven record of picking up passengers and listening to their concerns
Able to give accurate and detailed information about routes and journey.
Demonstrated ability to provide a secure environment for passengers and employer while in transit
Thorough understanding of motor vehicle engine functionality
Competent at checking the vehicle for problems and performing pre/post trip maintenance tasks.
Effective skills in keeping records on mileage and fuel consumption.
Familiar with all Kenyan traffic laws and regulations.
Known for demonstrating a high level of courtesy and professionalism to passengers and coworkers.
Committed to helping passengers efficiently when loading and offloading their luggage


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Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. Send your application  by Friday 23rd July, 2021.

Please note,if you applied for the role previously, you do not have to apply again, we will consider the application previously submitted.

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