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NGO Driver Job in Kenya

Project Driver (1 Post)

ABOUT KMET

KMET is an indigenous NGO registered in Kenya and based in Kisumu with presence in 34 Counties since 1995.

KMET envisions communities with accessible quality, sustainable RH and education information and services that promote human rights. The mission is to promote sustainable development among underserved communities through innovative health and education programs.

KMET prides itself in making deliberate efforts to come up with health innovations targeting underserved communities in both the private and public health sectors within the laid policy frameworks.

The positions are to start in January 2023 for a One-year renewable contract based on performance.

Background

KMET anticipates funding to implement an Integrated Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health Services Program that aims at increasing access to Quality Sexual and reproductive health services and information taking a Human Centered Design approach in Bungoma, Busia, Vihiga, Homabay and Marsabit Counties.


The program builds on previous successful initiatives supported by KMET to expand sexual and reproductive health care services for the Adolescent girls and young women.

The program is expected to ensure that adolescents and young women are able to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health, particularly the young and marginalized.

Project Driver (1 Post)

Purpose of the Position: To provide logistical support to program and administrative teams ensuring smooth and efficient operations within the office in designated region.

Female Candidates are encouraged to apply

Main Duties

·  Experienced driver with a safe driving record, with hands on experience in driving a variety of 4-wheel drive vehicle makes and models in rugged terrain.

·  Collect/deliver official letters, invoices, and parcels, as needed.

·  Maintain the office vehicles (including ensuring that routine checks for tyre pressure, engine oil, brake fluid, radiator coolant, fuel level, battery water level, etc. are carried out).

·  Maintain daily vehicle logbook.

·  Ensure insurance, registration and general service schedules are up to date.

·  Ensure that vehicles are always clean, including the engine compartment.

·  Ensure vehicle keys are appropriately maintained and securely stored.

·  Ensure that the general wear and tear of fittings of the vehicles are checked.

·  Ensure that vehicles are always properly equipped with spare tyres, tool kits, jacks, wheel spanners, tow ropes, jump leads, fan belts, fire extinguishers and first aid toolboxes.

·  Ensure punctuality and safety at all times of self and staff passengers

·  Observe road and traffic laws, rules, and regulations

·  Ensure own driving license is always present and valid during official duty

·  Ensure no contraband/prohibited goods are in the vehicle

·  Ensure no unauthorized personnel drive and/or are carried in the vehicle

·  Abide by the authorized driving times; adhere to the laid down departure times for all locations as stipulated

·  other administrative duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Desirable Qualifications

·  Minimum of secondary school or equivalent.

·  At least 10 years driving with experience in long distance; defensive driving skills training will be an advantage. With a valid PSV driving qualification

·  Possess a mechanics Government Trade Test III is an added advantage

·  Valid driver’s license.

·  Fluency in English (spoken and written) with Minimum Computer skills.

·  Good driving record references.

·  Proactive, takes ownership, mature, flexible personality.

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send a Copy of your recent CV with a Cover Letter to the hr@kmet.co.ke.

So as to reach us by January 5, 2023

Quote the ‘Position and Desired Location’ in the Email as subject.

For the Project Officer position, MUST indicate preferred Location.

KMET is an equal opportunity employer

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