Catholic Relief Project Driver - Marsabit Jobs in Kenya

Catholic Relief Project Driver - Marsabit Jobs in Kenya


Catholic Relief Services (CRS), through a consortium of seven development agencies is implementing a USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) five-year research and development program, Nawiri in Isiolo and Marsabit counties of Northern Kenya. The program builds on the existing knowledge base while probing the systemic and societal dynamics driving persistent global acute malnutrition in the target counties.

The overall goal of Nawiri is to sustainably reduce levels of global acute malnutrition among vulnerable populations in Isiolo and Marsabit counties of ASAL regions of Northern Kenya. In our consortium CRS is leading on institutional capacity strengthening, gender and youth integration, the strategic learning agenda and livelihoods-focused interventions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft monthly vehicle maintenance plans and ensure implementation.

  • Take accountability for all spare parts, accessories, etc. fitted in assigned vehicles during repairs at the workshop or field.

  • Prepare vehicle performance, maintenance, and repair reports, and submit as required.

  • Plan to meet anticipated travel requirements and make all arrangements for ensuring efficient services (fueling, pre-travel checks, required travel documents, required equipment, spare parts, and tools, vehicle cleaning, persons traveling for packing instructions and timings).

  • Ensure copies of daily mileage logs, pen and clipboard are readily available in all assigned vehicles. Promptly collect filled in daily mileage logs to avoid loss or defacing.

  • Routinely check all assigned vehicles Licenses, Insurances, and other required documents and promptly advice the VMU Supervisor when renewals are due.

  • Transport CRS staff and visitors as instructed, observing local traffic and road safety laws and all CRS vehicle policies to ensure safety of passengers and luggage, and quality and courteous services. Report immediately any accidents and/or
    route changes due to security, bad weather, road conditions. Maintain and submit accurate records for all trips.

  • Take delivery of sub-contracted works conducted on organizations vehicles, inspecting, and certifying conformity with requirements and expectations and advising the VMU Supervisor accordingly.

  • Ensure assigned vehicles are secured when not in use.

    Personal Skills

  • Flexibility to travel under difficult circumstances.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team.

  • Service-oriented with focus on meeting customer needs

  • Well-organized and able to manage multiple tasks.

  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented, and results-oriented

  • Demonstrated commitment to respect, equity, diversity and inclusion including gender equality.

  • Required/Desired Foreign Language: Good oral and written communication skills in English

  • Travel Required: Must be able to travel outside of permanent location up to 90% of time.

    Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

    Education and Experience

  • ‘O’ Level education

  • Government Trade Test Grade III or Grade 2 Mechanics, with minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position

  • Valid accident-free driving license Class B, C, E with a minimum of 4 years of long-distance and off-road driving experience

  • Knowledge and experience in vehicle maintenance and repairs

  • Knowledge of operating in Marsabit context

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Catholic Relief Project Driver - Marsabit Jobs in Kenya

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