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

    Driving

  • 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

    Internal

  • Head of Programmes and Programme Manager

  • BARINGO Team (All)

  • Finance and Administration Team (All)

  • Programme Coordinators.

    External

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

    Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

    Essential

  • Mechanical Certificate

  • Valid driving License (B,E,G)

  • Secondary School Certificate

  • Experience in driving 4X4 type of vehicles

    Desirable

  • 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: –

  • infokenya@selfhelpafrica.net .

  • 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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