Farm Africa NGO Driver Jobs in Elgeyo Marakwet County

Farm Africa Kenya received funding from the DFID Aid Match funding scheme to implement the Growing Futures project.



Growing Futures aims to develop a model to expand agricultural entrepreneurial skills to improve livelihood opportunities for young people engaging in profitable and viable agri-enterprises beyond the traditional maize production.


We are looking for a driver to provide reliable and safe driving services to authorised personnel, ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.


S/he should have a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different cultural backgrounds.


Responsibilities


To transport Farm Africa staff on official duties safely and responsibly

  • To drive staff and carry out errands within Elgeyo Marakwet East area according
    to the daily and weekly work schedules developed by the project coordinator
  • Prepare for field visits and identify the locations before the travel
  • To drive staff within Kenya and the East African region as requested by the
    project coordinator if need be
  • To request adequate funds for fuel and other vehicle expenses at least 3 days
    before a long journey.
  • Banking and payments of cheques when requested
  • Sourcing for quotations and procurement of goods in consultation with the project
    coordinator and in line with the procurement policies of Farm Africa
  • Sourcing for quotes and procurement of goods in consultation with the Programme
    Accountant

    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 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 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.
  • Assist with preparation and setting up for workshops, meetings and any other
    project activity.
  • To complete an annual appraisal with the project coordinator
  • Any other duties as requested by your line manager


    Qualifications

  • KCSE certificate
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Experience Minimum 3 years off road driving experience including 4WD Previous NGO work experience
  • Vehicle maintenance and management
  • Clean driving licence
  • Skills & abilities Communication, both verbal and written Adaptability
  • Motivation Team building


    How to Apply

    To apply please send your cover letter indicating your expected salary and a detailed CV with the reference being the post title on the subject line to [email protected] by 5pm (GMT+3) 16 August 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Farm Africa is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    For more information and job application details, see; Farm Africa NGO Driver Jobs in Elgeyo Marakwet County


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