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Norwegian Refugee Council


2 Vacancies

National Position

Nairobi - Kenya
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people.

NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 3500 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents.

In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011.

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.

NRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by the ongoing conflict and more recently by the drought and famine.

NRC’s Horn of Africa operation comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across seven countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Yemen), and most recently Eritrea and South Sudan.

NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to enhance protection and promote the rights of displaced people in humanitarian need by improving living conditions and seeking durable solutions.

The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardization of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.

The main purpose of these two positions is to carry out official transport errands with people and cargo/materials to the destinations as instructed by approved NRC officers.

Job description
  • Drive staff and NRC visitors on official duties, on instruction by Fleet-in-Charge or an approved NRC Horn of Africa, South Sudan & Yemen Mission Officer
  • Maintain a logbook for all trips undertaken
  • Pick, drop and circulate mail, letters, contracts, proposals, documents and cargo/materials to the required destination
  • Operate the NRC designated vehicle in accordance with NRC policies and procedures
  • Maintain assigned NRC vehicle in proper operating condition at all times including fueling, securing, cleaning, timely minor repairs and reporting to the Fleet Supervisor of required major repairs
  • In liaison with the Fleet In-Charge arrange for major repairs and servicing of the assigned vehicle
  • Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the required legal and other documents and equipment including vehicle insurance, vehicle licenses, vehicle logs, first aid kit and necessary spare parts and tools
  • Report immediately eventualities like accidents and breakdowns
  • Assist as assigned by the Fleet In-Charge, in the processing of visas, passports, clearing and forwarding of import and export documentation.
  • Assist in making prompt payments; bank statutory cheque deposits, pay parking fees, fuel and minor repairs.
  • Ensure that all the necessary records and forms related to the assigned vehicles are properly filled and filed as required by NRC policies.

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Pass level of education or equivalent
  • Kenya Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Driving License, Class A, B & C
  • Kenya Police Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Kenya Automobile Association (AA) Certificate of Proficiency in driving.
  • Ability to chauffer Senior NRC staff and high profile visitors.
  • Good language skills (English/Swahili) – Both written and spoken.
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience, at least 3 in an urban environment - preferably Nairobi.
  • High level of integrity (possess Good Recommendations of previous good conduct in a similar role)
  • NGO/UN experience desirable but not mandatory.
  • Experience working odd hours, weekends and Holidays as need arises from time to time.

Education field
  • Logistics

Education level

General upper secondary school

Personal qualities
  • A team player
  • Smart, Polite, Respectful, Flexible and Sociable
  • Knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics
  • Understanding of vehicle security

We offer

Commencement: As soon as possible

Duty Station: Nairobi

Contract duration: upto 31st December 2014 with possible extension

Salary/Benefits: According to NRC’s compensation package

The candidate will observe the NRC Code of Conduct, and working hours of the office in Nairobi.

Candidates should apply on line by going through

Email and paper applications will not be considered

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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