PROJECT DRIVER-REF:PD/12/01/2021

  • Siaya - Yimbo Rd, Siaya, Kenya
  • Full-time

Company Description

CARE International works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We put women and girls in the centre because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

CARE currently works in 100 countries, helping millions of the world’s poorest people find routes out of poverty.

 

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY & PURPOSE:

 

Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Driver will be responsible for running official project errands; ensure safety of passengers on board and checking validity of vehicle insurance and other documentation.  She/he will also be responsible for taking care of the assigned vehicle(s) in all aspects.

 

Responsibilities and Tasks

 

R.1:      Perform driving duties for the project as and when necessary in accordance with Care Kenya policies

 

Tasks

 

Task 1.1           Perform pre-journey, journey and post-journey vehicle checks [vehicle tyre pressure, vehicle fluids (Brake, clutch, engine oil, windshield water, battery water, etc.) checking for signs of leakage in the engine, differential, gear box e.tc and checking the general condition of the vehicle.

 

Task 1.2           Ensure timely transportation of the staff and property to the required destination while ensuring safety of the passengers, property and the vehicle according to the CARE Kenya policy.

 

Task 1.3           Perform all driving duties for the project as assigned by the supervisor or delegated authority.

 

 

R.2:      Project Vehicle Documentation

 

Tasks

 

Task 2.1           Ensuring that the road license and insurance policy of the vehicle (s) assigned to him/her are always valid

 

Task 2.2           Safeguard,  maintain and update other Project Vehicle related documentation including Vehicle log (indicating date, description of journey, correct odometer reading at start and end of journey, time (am or pm) and ensuring that all entries are correct and accurate according to the CARE Kenya policy.

 

Task 2.3.          Prepare Purchase Requisition for Vehicle service and necessary vehicle maintenance requirements when due.

 

R.3:      Resource and Asset Management

 

Tasks 3.1          Ensure strict adherence to the CARE Kenya policy on Resources and Asset Management.

Task 3.2           Handle CARE Kenya staff, guests and partners with courtesy.

Task 3.5           Handle the vehicle and materials assigned to him/her with care

Task 3.4           Perform minor routine Vehicle maintenance service and advice the Project Manager on general service and maintenance/ repair of the vehicle parts as necessary.

Task 3.5           Report vehicle condition to the supervisor after a trip  

 

R.4:      Other administrative support

 

Task 4.1           Carry out any other official errand duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

1.      Education:  At least “O” level certificate, with a minimum pass of DIV III, or Grade C in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

2.      Experience:   At least 3 years’ experience in driving Experience.

3.      Certificate:   Valid Certificate of Good Conduct and a clean, valid Kenyan driving License (Classes B,C,E ) with knowledge of Kenyan road rules and Highway Code.

4.      Competencies:  Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, knowledge and skills in minor motor vehicle mechanics

Additional Information

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The position will be based in the field. With 80% travels to project sites.

Note: Appointment to this position is up to 30th June 2021 with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds.

Deadline to receive all applications will be on or before  26th January, 2021 at 5.00 p.m EAT.Only short listed candidates will be contacted.Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

CARE does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. CARE has a commitment to gender, equity and diversity in our workplace and operations. CARE respects and values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or politics. This is reflected in our recruitment decisions which are made entirely through a transparent, merit-based selection process. All CARE staffs are required to comply with the Code of Conduct, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and Child Protection (CP) policies.