Norwegian Refugee Council Driver Jobs in Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council Driver Jobs in Kenya

  • The NRC East Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme.

  • NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007.

  • NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counselling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab and Kakuma.

  • All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.

  • These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing daily, weekly & monthly transport duties.

  • Do basic vehicles checks before starting the days.

  • Undertake all duties assigned by the supervisor concerning transportation by driving assigned vehicle(s).

  • Ensure vehicles tools, towing ropes, rod bars, winches, spare wheel are in place before starting the day’s work.

  • Maintain high cleanness of the vehicles he / she is assigned to Carryout a monthly vehicle check for the assigned vehicle(s)

  • Ensure safety of the vehicles, passengers, materials.

  • Apply extra caution while driving and avoid any intoxication.

  • Ensure safety of passengers and property on board.

  • Check vehicles body dents, damages and report any other irregularities.

  • Ensure vehicles fire extinguishers and first Aid kits are in good conditions.

  • Make sure that only authorized passengers are carried as per the organizational policy.

  • Comply with traffic rules & procedures, convoy rules and drives with recommended speed limit of 40 km in the camps and 80 km during convoy trips.

  • Ensure vehicles are parked in a safe & secure place and properly locked and returned the keys.

  • Ensure that all passengers boarding NRC vehicles wear safety belts before the vehicle is put in motion.

  • Ensure any other agency staff boarding an NRC vehicle completes and signs a waiver form before start of journey.

  • Ensure all vehicles conditions and legal documentations are met by the organization.

  • Ensure the validity of vehicles insurance, road license and police inspection stickers and advice renewals.

  • Make sure vehicles are serviced as stipulated in the periodic servicing schedules.

  • Ensure the vehicle has at least half tank of fuel at all times.

  • Update vehicles logbook particulars
    on daily basis by making right entries.

  • Reporting of incidents and accidents.

  • In case of any accident report immediately to police station and to your supervisor.

  • Do not accept liability on behalf of NRC.

  • Present a comprehensive report to the management within 24 Hours.

  • In case of an attack, staff security becomes priority.

  • Ensure regular vehicle Mechanical checks, maintenance and Repairs.

  • Establish the nature of motor vehicle mechanical problems being experienced, track their frequency and any other unusual occurrences.

  • Conduct inspections and test-drives to establish the cause of the mechanical problems and thereafter to confirm that they have been resolved.

  • Fix and repair any malfunction/fault on the vehicle’s mechanical systems including and not limited to; engine components and parts, engine cooling system, suspension and steering system, braking system, transmission system, exhaust system

  • Routine Maintenance: Perform weekly safety and maintenance checks on all NRC vehicles, document all recommended safety and maintenance data and use it to monitor Key Performance Indicators used in strategic decision making.

  • Documentation: Maintain complete and accurate transport related control documents which include; Job Cards for each repair to be carried


  • Minimum secondary Education.- KCSE

  • Valid certificate of good conduct.

  • Possess a PSV Licence

  • Possess a (BCE/ ABCE)-Class Driving License for more than 5 years

  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience.

  • Vehicle mechanic course from a recognized institution preferably government graded.

  • Proven background / 3-5 years as a mechanic

    Personal Qualities

  • Recommendation of Integrity and Good Conduct

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Presentable, friendly and patient

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to plan and coordinate own tasks.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Driver Jobs in Kenya

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