Education Development Center Driver – Kenya Primary Literacy Program Jobs in Kenya

Education Development Center Driver – Kenya Primary Literacy Program Jobs in Kenya

Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.

EDC promotes equity and access to high quality education and health services and products that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. We support an inclusive workplace culture that embraces many perspectives and broadens our understanding of the communities we serve, enhancing and enriching our work.

EDC is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Project Description

The Kenya Primary Literacy Program (KPLP) is a five-year USAID-funded initiative that supports the Kenyan Ministry of Education to deliver interventions at scale as well as pilot and expand innovations that address the language and literacy needs of primary grade learners while building more inclusive, accountable, and resilient education institutions and systems.

KPLP has three broad objectives:

  • Improving education services and student learning outcomes, including for vulnerable populations;

  • Strengthening education institutions and systems to become more accountable, self-sustaining, and resilient; and

  • Empowering local youth organizations to strengthen and sustain community and family support for student learning and wellbeing.

    Position Description

    As part of KPLP, the incumbent serves as the project driver responsible for the safe transport of project staff and ensuring the vehicles are properly maintained and kept in good repair. The Driver reports on the state of the vehicle to
    supervisor and takes all the necessary dispositions. This position reports to the Logistics Officer. This position is located in Nairobi, Kenya.

    The Driver’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Transports project staff and visitors safely.

  • Demonstrates ability to maintain composure and work effectively in fast paced environment.

  • Performs daily inspection of vehicle; alert supervisor to possible tampering of vehicle.

  • Inspects vehicle for defects and makes minor repairs as required.

  • Keeps vehicle clean, in serviceable condition, and performs minor preventative maintenance daily.

  • Updates daily vehicle log sheets.

  • Assures that vehicles are equipped with the proper equipment.

  • Assures accidents are reported to supervisor and investigation forms are completed.

  • Records gasoline consumption.

  • Organizes daily travel routes.



  • Secondary Education preferred.

    Skills and Experience:

  • 1 year minimum experience as a professional driver required, preferably with an NGO.

  • Flawless driving record.

  • Current driver’s license required.

  • Knowledge of local traffic laws.

  • Good English communication skills.


  • Fluency in English is required. Fluency in Kiswahili is highly desirable.


  • Applicants must be Kenyan nationals or hold current work authorization.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Education Development Center Driver – Kenya Primary Literacy Program Jobs in Kenya

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