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Oct 23, 2017

ACDI / VOCA Drivers Jobs in Kenya

Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI / VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. 

Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI / VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. 

ACDI / VOCA currently has approximately 49 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $151 million
 

Overview: ACDI/VOCA is currently implementing a $45 million, five-year program entitled “Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems (LMS)” development projects in Northern Kenya funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). 

The aim of the USAID Kenya Feed the Future LMS program is to strengthen people’s resilience to shocks and stresses and reduce the prevalence and depth of poverty, household hunger, and chronic undernutrition. 

The program aims to do so by taking collective action on economic opportunities, and by strengthening institutions, market systems, governance, and human capital.

Pursuant to its mission, ACDI/VOCA is seeking for experienced Drivers in one of the designated counties (Garissa, Wajir and Turkana) in Kenya. 

The Driver is responsible for safe transport of ACDI/VOCA LMS staff and ensuring the vehicles are properly maintained and kept in good technical condition.  

Responsibilities:
 
The incumbent will be responsible for providing transport services project wide in order to transport project employees on official duty to and from specified places whenever needed. 
  • Operate passenger vehicles as directed by the supervisor. 
  • Transport project employees and other visitors from and to the main office in Nairobi. 
  • Deliver or pick up mails and miscellaneous items to or from specified places. 
  • Ensure washing and cleanliness of assigned vehicle. 
  • Maintain vehicles in serviceable condition and performs minor preventative maintenance daily. 
  • Alert supervisor when need for repair arises. 
  • Update daily vehicle log sheets and review previous records for accuracy.
  • Record gasoline consumption after each refilling. 
  • Organize daily travel routes and juggle conflicting requests. 
  • Ensure that the road license and insurance stickers and any other mandatory documents of the vehicles are updated on a timely basis. 
  • Ensure that vehicles are equipped with the proper equipment at all times; perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Secondary School Education and/or Vocational Training required;
  • A minimum of 3 years driving experience, preferably with an NGO. Experience working within North-Eastern Region is an added advantage;
  • Flawless driving record;
  • Current divers license – Heavy Duty Vehicles;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct;
  • Good English communication skills;
  • Extensive knowledge of local traffic laws and traffic conditions, specifically within the North-Eastern Region;
To Apply:
 
Please submit a resume to [email protected]  no later than November 1, 2017.

In the subject line, please include the position title and a county(s) that you would like to be considered for. 

Resume and all associated application documents shall be provided as a single attachment and list long-term employment history and any relevant short-term consulting work. 

Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 

Interviews will be conducted in the base location of the position. 

ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. 

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