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Temporary Driver Job in Kenya

International Rescue Committee (IRC) 

Temporary Driver
Sector: Supply Chain 

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type:Temporary  

Employee Category: Part Time
Job Purpose / Objective: This position will be filled by candidates who are identified as potential drivers and placed on a roster to be managed by the Supply chain department.
Potential candidates will be interviewed and placed on the roster for a period of 1 year and will be called upon to take up temporary driving jobs whenever a need arises. 

Placement on the roster is not a guarantee that the candidate will be hired.

A roster driver, when hired, will perform normal driving duties.

They will be responsible for all aspects of driving and vehicles maintenance of IRC Kenyan Mission. 

This covers office movements, safe transportation of IRC staff and materials, and care and maintenance of IRC vehicles and their accessories.

Key Responsibilities
  • Carry out routine checks and preventative maintenance per the IRC’s or the manufacturer’s manual.
  • Diagnose all vehicle and equipment defects and report to the supervisor for prompt corrective action.
  • Carry out small/minor repairs as necessary.
  • Ensure the security of all equipment, parts and tools used in the course of the job.
  • Accurately record all work done and parts used in for repair/maintenance of vehicles in the format provided by the organization.
  • Deliver and pick up vehicles to/from repair workshops and garages
  • Raise vehicle fuel vouchers and secure approved signatures for refueling.
  • Maintain accurate records and a monitoring system on fuel consumption
  • Ensure the vehicle is cleaned on a daily basis.
  • Maintain check lists and ensure that vehicle log books are accurately filled by the drivers.
  • Pick medical samples and cool boxes sent from the field and deliver them to various labs as necessary.
  • Liaise with the warehouse to provide support with dispatch or collection of cargo to/from the airport
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Key Result Areas:
  • Provision of effective efficient transport services
  • Implementation/enforcement of IRC vehicle policies
  • Support the achievement of efficient operations in supply chain department
Qualifications and Experience
  • Valid driving license- Class BCEA
  • At least 2 years’ of driving experience; NGO experience advantageous.
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Kenya CID department
  • Knowledge of generic transport procedures and practices
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Mechanical background will be a distinct advantage.
  • Familiar with urban and rural routes in Nairobi
  • Successful candidate will undergo IRC internal driving test.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work long hours if necessary
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. 

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

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IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Talent Acquisitions at As required by law, the IRC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability.

Disclaimer: Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request  for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: or report to the nearest police.

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