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Driver Job in Garissa Kenya

Magna Children at Risk is international humanitarian organization whose objective is to provide medical aid to populations in crisis, active in Kenya since 2006. 

Magna is seeking to recruit a:
 

Job title:
 Driver 

Job Location:
 Garissa 

Job Type:
 Field 

Job Duration: 9 months (possible extension)
 

Language (s):
 English, Swahili, Somali 

Place in the organisation: Directly under the logistician/administrator supervision 

Objective of the function:
 
  • To drive a Magna vehicle in all safety, following the traffic regulations
  • To keep the car clean
  • Maintenance of the radio communication equipment in the car
  • To check the fuel, lubricants and water in the car
  • To follow the logbook for precise driving rules (passage de guet...)
  • To fill the car logbook with all information as described in the logbook
  • Check that non Magna expats have a proper ‘decharge de responsabilite’ when travelling
  • It is strictly forbidden to drive non-Magna program related persons and civilians
Description of context: Magna Children at Risk is international humanitarian organization whose objective is to provide medical aid to populations in crisis. 

The organization Magna Children at Risk organises humanitarian and developmental projects to help people in need, whether through poverty, disease, war, or ecological disaster and regardless of ethnicity, religion or nationality.
 

Magna is independent of all states and institutions, as well as of all political, economic or religious influences. Magna ran projects in 6 countries using over 300 international and national staff.


 

Task Description:
 
  • Responsible for the safety of passengers and goods in the car. In case of an assault on Magna vehicles and property, the safety of Magna staff is priority. The driver is obliged: to stay calm; to protect Magna interests; to act as a prudent person and to obey the superior’s instructions
  • To inform the mechanic and the logistician of all technical problems with the car
  • To help (on/off) loading the car
  • To inform immediately the Magna logistician/coordinator and (if required) the local authorities in case of an accident. The driver should manage to take the photo of the accident venue or to require the office assistance in due course
  • Responsible for the daily maintenance of the car and assist in the service B-C with the mechanic
  • The driver has to make sure that at least one of the two fuel tanks is full
  • When transporting goods, the driver is responsible to submit the delivery notes/reports and to confirm the status and quantity of goods with the recipient.
Qualifications: 
  • Driving license
  • To pass the test with the logistician
  • Knowledge of basic mechanics
  • Good physical condition
  • Honesty
The driver is deemed to have fully appreciated the terms of this Magna job description. 

The driver shall bear sole liability and indemnify the Magna against any claims for damage to property or personal injuries, arising from the misconducted performance of the driver.
 

Closing date:
 15.09. 2011 

Position to be filled:
 ASAP 
Apply to: office@kenya.magna.sk 

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