Driver Job in Kenya


Organization Overview

Research Triangle Institute (RTI) is a Not-for-Profit independent research institute dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 5,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.

Project Description

USAID Western Kenya Sanitation Project (USAID WKSP), a multi-year activity funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Kenya & East Africa (USAID/KEA) to create a financially sustainable, transformative, replicable, and locally owned sanitation marketplace in eight target counties of Western Kenya -Bungoma, Busia, Homa Bay, Kakamega, Kisii, Kisumu, Migori, and Siaya.

Position Description

RTI anticipates staffing the position of a driver for the Project Western Kenya Sanitation Project.  The main objective for the position is to drive a project vehicle.


Responsibilities of the project driver include but are not limited to: –

Operate USAID Western Kenya Sanitation Project vehicles as assigned by the supervisor.

Maintain vehicle log sheets by USAID Western Kenya Sanitation Project policies/regulations.

Check the vehicle conditions after each trip/routinely – report needs and problems to the logistics team.

Adhere to all safety and communication protocols as advised by USAID Western Kenya Sanitation Project and supervisor.

Responsible for the safekeeping of all vehicle equipment, tools, first aid kits, spares, etc.

Keep the vehicle ready, clean, and on standby – ready for use always.

Assist, as required, with logistics in the office’s daily workloads.

Cooperate and be of assistance to staff and visitors – assist in troubleshooting potential problems during daily business.

Report all maintenance needs of the vehicle to transport management regularly.

Undertake field assignments as assigned.

Responsible for preparing and submitting monthly vehicle fuel and maintenance reports to the logistics focal point.

Adherence to all USAID Western Kenya Sanitation Project policies and procedures as outlined in the USAID Western Kenya Sanitation Project policies and procedure manuals.

Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to USAID Western Kenya Sanitation Project and not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in the country of operation.


Knowledge and Experience

A minimum of three years of relevant experience with a valid Kenya driver’s license and certificate of good conduct.

Proof of good driving record

Previous work of at least 3 years of driving experience in the Not-for-Profit sector and familiarity with rural terrain preferred.

Experience in logistics support is an added advantage.

Oral and written English and Kiswahili language fluency is necessary.

Candidates from the local county locations are preferred.

Experience operating manual 4×4 vehicles.

Experience working in and thorough knowledge of Western countries is desired.

Knowledge of routes, project areas, the NGO, and the diplomatic community is required.

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