VectorLink Driving Jobs in Kisumu
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.
Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector Control Task Order 1. Task Order 1 will support the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Abt has implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2011, delivering high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data in the world.
Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide-treated mosquito nets and IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and capacity building in 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.Drive project, and project affiliated personnel to project sites within the base location, and throughout the project implementation area for project activities, including official site visits.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Transport project equipment, materials, supplies and documents to project sites
Maintain up-to-date record keeping systems for vehicle issues including fuel, mileage, and trip logs.
Observe all company vehicle utilization policies, in country traffic laws.
Maintain project vehicle, including keeping accurate records, and following a schedule of routine maintenance, repairs and cleaning.
Ensure the readiness of the vehicle for transport service by checking oil, water, fuel, and tires, maps,
and conducting safety and security inspection prior to driving.
Perform project routine business around the region, such as receiving and delivering official project documentation to and from county office, general office purchasing, and photocopying.
Purchase of basic cleaning and kitchen supplies and assist in the purchase of other project authorized items.
Perform relevant general service activities such as collection of pro-forma, processing customs duty clearances and tax exemptions, as directed.
Make arrangements for repairs, maintenance, and improvements to the office, as requested by the project management.
Regularly check post office boxes, collect and dispatch letters, parcels and other correspondence, and perform other local errands.
Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
Completion of Secondary School is highly desirable.
Valid Driver’s License.
At least 6 months prior experience in commercial driving.
Thorough knowledge of local traffic laws and area traffic patterns.
Knowledge of safety and security principles
Excellent driving record and experience in traveling through the base location and other key areas of the country.
Previous work experience on a development project is desirable.
Time management skills.
Fluency in English.
Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.
How to apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 30th May, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; VectorLink Driving Jobs in Kisumu
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