Fondazione L'Albero della Vita Driver/Logistician Jobs in Kenya

Fondazione L'Albero della Vita Driver/Logistician Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Driver/Logistician

Supervisor: Programme Coordinator/ Finance Officer

Duty station: Nairobi, with travels in the project’s target areas whenever required (various counties of Kenya)

Starting date: 15th September 2022

Duration of the assignment: 12 months, with 3 months’ probation, renewable

Deadline for application: 9th August 2022

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for driving project vehicles and transport staff in different locations in Kenya as needed.
  • Fill out mileage logbook, vehicle maintenance and fuel record sheet.
  • At all-time ensure safe driving and safety of the passengers and cargo, following up the traffic rules.
  • Ensure compliance of traffic rules at all times.
  • Maintain vehicles in good conditions.
  • Load and download vehicle safety.
  • Perform minor maintenance of the vehicles when required.
  • Responsible for the security of the vehicles and luggage on board.
  • Responsible for the security of the passengers and staff.
  • Managing Inventory: Permanent assets, Inventory i.e. vehicles, computers and Consumable
    Assist in all procurement processes and procedures.
  • Managing and recording the use of vehicles spares and repairs.
  • Keeping daily record of vehicle movement while indicating fuel consumption – indicating movement between locations.
  • Ensuring the vehicle, check validity of insurance.
  • Checking suppliers contracts, deadlines and renewals.
  • Maintaining vehicle cleanness and in serviceable condition all the time.
  • Supporting in planning and preparation of trainings, workshops, events, etc.
  • Support the maintenance of the office.
  • Any other duty as required by the line manager commensurate with the post.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Diploma and above in Management, Procurement: Supplies management, Logistics management, Economics or other related fields of study.
  • Must possess a valid and active BCE class driving license.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft office word, excel, etc); good command of arithmetic concepts.
  • Interpersonal communication skills.
  • Good command of English and English Language; Good communication skills (both written and oral) in English and Swahili.
  • Data handling skill.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail and determination to meet deadlines.

    Other Skills Required

  • Honesty and strong ethics are required in order to be successful in this position.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a
  • Flexibility, availability to work depending on the organization’s needs.
  • Demonstrated capacity and willingness to learn - open to learning new ways of doing things.
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, participatory approach and sustainable development.
  • Planning and management skills.
  • Pro-active and results oriented, and friendly.


  • A minimum of 3 years related work experience as a logistician/driver, 2 of which should be in an NGO set up: training on supply chain management, logistics management, planning, and other related topics.
  • Experience of working with diverse teams and multicultural environment, as well as ability to work with partners using effective interpersonal and communication skills.


    Employees must sign a child Safeguarding Policy and a confidentiality agreement, and may not share organizational materials without the express written permission from a supervisor.

    Respect – the Tree of Life aims to always show respect and appreciation for team members, Partners and all.

    Working hours

    Working hours will be discussed and agreed upon

    How to apply

    The application should include the following:

  • Cover letter (stating current salary and expected salary, and how your profile fits the position and the skills required). Applications without expected salary will not be considered.
  • CV having 3 references with contacts.

    The soft copy application should be sent

    CC: with the subject indicating: Driver/ Logistician

    Do not attach in this phase ID documents, school or university certificates, or any other document that has not been requested.

    Applications received after the deadline or incomplete will not be considered. Only short-listed candidate (s) will be contacted.

    The Tree of Life is an equal opportunity employer, and respect all gender, nationality or religious affiliations.

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