Officer Logistics, Transport and Stores, Job in Kenya

Job Summary

  • The Job holder will be responsible for Transport and Stores management in compliance with Concern’s and Donor policies & procedures.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


Nairobi Office

  • Schedule and plan the use, movement, maintenance and repair of vehicles and thereby facilitating the most cost effective delivery of transport services.
  • Ensure driver(s) accompany all vehicles for servicing. The driver must verify that service is completed and sign off on all job cards.
  • Ensure vehicles are correctly fitted with seat belts, first aid kits, fire extinguishers, spare tyres, jacks, tools etc.
  • Maintain all transport & fleet records for Nairobi Vehicles in accordance with Concern and donor requirements. Following up with suppliers for timely submission of transport related invoices ( Taxi & Fuel) & log sheets for timely payment processing
  • Conduct checks on rented vehicles before engagement
  • Ensure all paperwork filing is accurate, up to date, and in correct order so as to easily facilitate checks and audits (Separate folders for each vehicle).
  • Manage Concern driver(s) in Nairobi. This includes ensuring daily checks are done and regular cleaning of vehicles.
  • Line manage Nairobi driver(s) and ensure timely setting of objectives, annual performance reviews and submission of timesheets.

All Offices

  • Ensure drivers use good driving techniques that are geared towards reducing fuel costs, exhaust emissions, vehicle wear and tear and increase safety.
  • Ensure timely & proper servicing/maintenance, maintain relevant documentation and keep records of all “next service km” for all Concern vehicles.
  • Review all fuel vouchers, routine service documents before submission to budget holders for approval etc.
  • Liaise with the procurement officer on the procurement of spare parts for technical approval, fuel and other transport or fleet requirements and advising staff on Concern’s Transport & Fleet policy & procedures
  • Log sheets are correctly completed including km is charged to correct programme.
  • Train new drivers on the use of DiRTrAC system, update the system by adding and deleting users, check vehicle trips, amend trips etc.
  • Check vehicle trips, amend trips, update the system by adding and deleting users
  • Ensure use of Concern job cards.
  • Vehicle tracking to ensure rules are being adhered to e.g. speed limits.


  • Manage stores and all store documentation e.g. stock cards, warranties etc in Nairobi
  • Receive and document all deliveries (long term and in transit) and ensure safe storage.
  • Organize dispatch, loading and offloading of deliveries.
  • Transportation of supplies cost effectively by comparing courier vs consolidated cargo to and from program locations.


  • Track distribution of purchased items ensuring proper documentation and summarise distribution reports for all offices.
  • Maintain the final distribution files, manage all records submitted by program teams and ensure accurate consolidation and reporting.


  • Prepare monthly transport and fleet reports for Nairobi office and submit for review by Line Manager, approval by the BH and for payment by 8th every month.
  • Compile carbon footprint report for Concern vehicles by providing data on vehicle use, fuel consumption etc.
  • Consolidate and review transport reports from the field offices before forwarding to the Logistics Coordinator for approval.
  • Download reports and logsheets from the DiRTrAC system and share with finance
  • Review all field transport reports and highlight anomalies before presenting for Line Managers review.
  • Compile Nairobi fuel vouchers, reconcile fuel and utilization report at the end of every month, and submit documents for approval and payment processing.
  • Compile Nairobi taxi reports per program and prepare PRF for payment
  • Prepare comprehensive stores reports and stock reconciliation reports for Nairobi office
  • Carry out stock reconciliation for Nairobi office and review the same documents from field offices)


  • Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to their team, beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment
  • Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary
  • Take all possible measure to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

Person Specification

Minimum Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • A degree in Logistics, Operations Management, Business Administration, Management or relevant field
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in related field with progressively responsible experience preferably working with an NGO or UN Agency in a similar role
  • Up-to-date knowledge of traffic and NTSA regulations regarding to licensing, road safety, etc.
  • Experience with Health and safety in Transport
  • Working knowledge of 4 x 4 and hybrid vehicles, vehicle spare parts, transport logistic systems, including procurement and stores management
  • Kenyan driving license.


  • CILT certification
  • Apprenticeship in motor trade
  • Basic mechanics’ skills
  • Motor bike riding license is an added advantage

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • High integrity and demonstrated ability to follow standards and policies
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values
  • Commitment to adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Code of Conduct and Associated Policies

Competencies required:

Managing yourself

  • Awareness of your own abilities and uses abilities to work well with others to achieve your work and Concern’s.

Individual leadership

  • Inspire others by clearly articulating and demonstrating the Concern’s values and principles supports others to achieve excellent results.

Communicating and working with others

  • Proactively and effectively share information with others. Works effectively with others to achieve best results from.

Delivering results

  • Delivers on commitments; uses appropriate techniques to help achieve agreed objectives.

Planning and decision-making

  • Systematically work towards achieving objectives; informed and timely decisions (appropriate to role), to achieve work objectives.

Creativity and innovation

  • Continual improvement by developing and implementing new ideas for effective and efficient progress towards the agreed objectives

Influence, advocacy and networking

  • Engages effectively with others inside and outside the organisation as relevant to achieve agreed objectives

How To Appy

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a detailed CV with three professional referees (one of whom must be an immediate line manager) and Cover Letter Only to with the subject on the email as ‘Officer Logistics, Transport and Stores on or before Wednesday 20th March 2024. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.