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Project Driver Job in Kenya

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Are you a Kenyan with Driving Experience and interested in working on a Somalia Program?

Are you committed to honesty and integrity?

Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia? Please read on!

USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program

The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia.

The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials.

TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.

The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Project Driver to be based in Nairobi Office and field travels to project areas.

As the project driver, you will be responsible for the safe transport od staff, goods and documentation on behalf of the program.

In addition, you will ensure that vehicles are properly maintained, fueled and record on vehicle maintenance are maintained.

You may be requested to perform other office functions at the request of the chief of party, operations manager or office manager.

Qualifications and skills sought
  • Secondary school level certificate
  • Valid Driving license
  • Excellent knowledge of Nairobi area is a must. Knowledge of Kenya-Somali boarder areas is a significant advantage.
  • Good understanding of vehicles, especially 4x4s.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in driving.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Good character and honesty in all dealings with and on behalf of the organization. Needs to be respectful and flexible with working hours.
  • Needs to be culture sensitive.
  • Sound physical condition, including and especially eyesight. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit to an eye test to verify good optical health.
  • Auto mechanic and vehicle maintenance skills will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Somali and English Language required.

Do you have the above qualifications and skills?

Please send

1) a CV

2) current position and salary history and

3) three professional references to and or

Closing date: Monday, March 17, 2014.

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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