Amref Kenya Project Driver Job

Location: Turkana

Job Purpose

Under the Transcend Project, the Project Driver will support project activities at the community and county level. The Project Driver will be based at the County level and will support logistical support for the project.

Primary Responsibilities

Ensuring that Amref staff and deliveries are taken to their destinations in a timely, safe, and secure manner

  •  Have the vehicle for the trip ready in advance
  •  Be punctual in the pick-up and drop-off of people as required
  •  Ensure that all tools required for the trip are in the vehicle
  •  Ensure that the trip is smooth
  •  Ensure that all documentation regarding the trip is done and all authorizations have been obtained
  •  Ensure that the delivery book is signed for all deliveries

Ensuring that the allocated vehicle is always kept clean

  •  Wash the car regularly and ensure that it is kept tidy at all times

Keeping the car in a good working condition

  •  Check the tire pressure, and oil tank before each trip
  •  Keep to service schedules
  •  Stay alert on any possible mechanical problems
  •  Ensure that necessary repairs are carried out economically and timely
  •  Maintain up-to-date and accurate reports of work tickets including kilometers traveled, fuel consumed, and dates of oil changes

Ensuring the safety of passengers at all times

  •  Ensure that the assigned vehicle has all required registrations/licensing and inspections and that necessary document is retained with the vehicle
  •  Ensure that car seat belts are functional and that all passengers have fastened their safety belts at all times
  •  Adhere to traffic rules at all times, including no over-speeding
  •  Avoid and report any accidents

Required Qualifications

Education and Professional Qualifications

  •  Minimum “O” (Form 4) level of education
  •  Certificate in basic computer applications
  •  Valid clean driving license
  •  Basic First Aid training is an added advantage

Required Qualifications and Experience

  •  At least three (3) years of driving experience with a good track record in a busy office, preferably in an NGO
  •  No major accidents in the past three years
  •  Previous experience working in Turkana County
  •  Good understanding of the routes regularly used by Amref Health Africa
  •  Experience working in hard-to-reach areas with minimal supervision

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

  •  Working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation of automotive equipment
  •  Good general understanding of the different vehicle parts
  •  Knowledge of basic automotive maintenance procedures
  •  Oral and written English, Kiswahili, and local language fluency with the ability to follow instructions
  •  Excellent time management and organization skills
  •  Ability to understand what precautions and preventive measures are required for proper vehicle maintenance
  •  Ability to work after office hours on some occasions while maintaining a positive enthusiastic attitude
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to show respect to those being served
  •  Flexibility and adaptability

How To Apply

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Apply before or on Jan 29, 2024