Self Help Africa Driver Jobs in Baringo County, Kenya

Self Help Africa Driver Jobs in Baringo County, Kenya

  • Self Help Africa (SHA) is an International Non Non-Governmental Organization implementing sustainable food and food and livelihoods security programmes in nine Countries in Africa.

    Job Purpose

  • The main purpose of this role will be to provide driving services to all SHA staff, including international staff, guests and clients as instructed by the Supervisor.

    Key Responsibilities


  • Drive the vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested by the Line Manager

  • Transport project materials and equipment to project sites as and when instructed

  • Maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests

  • Ensure punctuality and safe transport

  • Observe road and traffic laws and regulations of Kenya

  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including internally agreed standards and procedures

  • Report to the line manager any accidents involving Self Help Africa vehicles within the stipulated timeframe

    Car Security & Maintenance

  • Ensure the vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times

  • Ensure safety and security of passengers and materials at all times

  • Ensure the vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.

  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications

  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, prepare vehicle spare parts inventory

  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month

  • Assist the Administration and Logistics Officer to ensure that the vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule

  • Confirm that all kits and equipment assigned to the vehicle are present and report any faults, items missing or used and request immediate replacement

    Car Logbook Maintenance

  • Record/log official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption and oil changes

  • Provide fuel receipts, log sheets and weekly reports for the assigned vehicle

    Administrative Works

  • Provide assistance to the administration department in the
    times when working at the office, including but not limited to: Photocopying, filing, handling mail, delivering goods and correspondences, carrying parcels, packages, and delivery and collection of official documents as per required Any other work as assigned by the Line Manager

    Key Relationships


  • Head of Programmes and Programme Manager

  • BARINGO Team (All)

  • Finance and Administration Team (All)

  • Programme Coordinators.


  • External stakeholders, government departments, banks, external auditors, donor auditors

    Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience


  • Mechanical Certificate

  • Valid driving License (B,E,G)

  • Secondary School Certificate

  • Experience in driving 4X4 type of vehicles


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of driving project vehicles or related work

  • Clean criminal record

  • Willingness to work in rural areas

  • Stable and matured mind

  • Able to work well with staff and partners at different levels

  • Willingness to work after working hours in special instances

  • Experience in fuel analysis management

  • Ability to understand and speak English will be an added advantage.

  • Defensive driving certificate will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates should send a completed Application Form, CV & Cover letter by E-mail as follows: –

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  • Please type each code and title e.g. “HR 6/1/2020 – DRIVER – your name” in the subject line of the e-mail.

  • Please do not send certificates at this stage.

  • Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Closing date for applications is 7 February 2020.

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