Farm Africa Driver Jobs in Kilifi, Kenya
Farm Africa Driver Jobs in Kilifi, Kenya
Kilifi With Extensive Travel to the Field in Kwale & Other Locations as Per the Project Requirements.
Duration & Hours:
Fixed Term & Full-time, Renewable Based on Performance and Availability of Funds.
Purpose of the Role
To facilitate Farm Africa staff with their transportation requirements for meetings, workshops, field visits and running project errands.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
To transport Farm Africa staff on official duties safely and responsibly
To drive staff and carry out errands within Kilifi and Kwale Counties area according to the daily and weekly work schedules developed by the project coordinator and the project team
Prepare for field visits and identify the locations before the travel
To drive staff within Kenya and within the East African region as requested by the project coordinator
To be responsible for the management of the assigned Farm Africa vehicle
To ensure that the vehicle log book is completed for all journeys and private mileage is clearly labelled as such.
To conduct or oversee minor day-to-day repairs in the field.
To complete a weekly vehicle check sheet and report any defects timely to the project coordinator.
To request adequate funds for fuel and other vehicle expenses before a long journey
To ensure that the vehicle is serviced as per the manufacturer’s recommendations.
To arrange major vehicle repairs as required and to obtain quotes for any purchases or repairs according to the procurement rules of Farm Africa.
To maintain the cleanliness of the car.
Assist with office work if necessary
To assist in logistics
Facilitate postage or parcels and other errands as required
Banking and payments of cheques when requested
Sourcing for quotes in consultation with the Project Admin/accountant and Project coordinator and in line with the procurement policies of Farm Africa
Assist with preparation and setting up for workshops, meetings and any other project activity
To play an active role as a member of the Farm Africa Kenya team
To communicate with respect in line with the Farm Africa code of conduct
To participate in monthly (full) staff meetings for the project and the whole Farm Africa team
Assist with reception cover if requested
Any other duties as requested by your line manager
Education, qualifications & other knowledge
Certificate of good conduct
Clean driving licence
Minimum 3 years off road driving experience including 4WD
Vehicle maintenance and management
DesirablePrevious NGO work experience
Skills & Abilities
EssentialCommunication, both verbal and written
Our ValuesInvesting in smallholder farming is the number one way to combat poverty in rural Africa.
Farm Africa is a leading NGO specialising in growing agriculture, protecting the environment and developing businesses in rural Africa.
Expert. Deep expertise and insightful evidence-based solutions are at the heart of everything Farm Africa does.
Grounded. Positive change starts with Africa’s people, so our experts work closely with local communities, engaging them in every level of decision-making.
Impactful. We take a long-term view so we can deliver lasting changes for farmers and their families.
Bold. We model innovative new approaches and are not afraid to challenge strategies that are failing.
How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements for this position, send your cover letter indicating the title of the position and the expected salary along with an updated CV with email and telephone contacts of three professional referees to: The Corporate Services Manager, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org before or by 5.00pm on 20th March 2019.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Farm Africa is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Farm Africa does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (e.g. Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
Please note the candidate should be well versed with Kilifi and Kwale region
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