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Area of Operation: North Horr, Dukana & Illeret
Post: 1

Period of Contract: 6 months with possibility of extension based on availability of funds.

The Strategies for Northern Development (SND) is a local non-governmental organization working with Nomadic Pastoralist Communities in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. SND is guided by a vision to see a society where all Pastoralist Communities are resilient and live a dignified life.

Key areas of focus include; (1) Peace Building and Governance, (2) Food Security, Sustainable Livelihoods and Resilience, (3) Child Protection and Education, (4) Water, Sanitation and Health and (5) Humanitarian assistance.

We are seeking application from qualified individual to fill the following open position; Driver

Area of Operation: North Horr, Dukana & Illeret


Key Competence:

  • Minimum of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Valid driving license
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in NGO setup.
  • Ready to work for long hours
  • Team player
  • Must be a person with initiative and high moral integrity

Roles and Responsibilities:

The purpose of this position is:
The driver will drive the authorized passenger, and check mechanical condition of SND vehicle

Other Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Drives SND vehicles for the transport of authorized person(s).
  • Perform daily vehicle checks and report maintenance needs promptly
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc., performing minor repairs, and arranges for other repairs to ensure that the vehicle is kept clean
  • Drive carefully and safely at all times in line and checks to ensure that staffs, other road users and the vehicle in your care are safe;
  • Ensure that all vehicle reports are duly approved and prepared on a monthly basis; records of mileage, fuel and maintenance costs made available to supervisor on or before scheduled dates
  • Maintain a professional appearance by ensuring good personal hygiene
  • Ensure that adequate knowledge of the destination and route is gathered before departure;
  • Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean and roadworthy state at all times;
  • Ensure that approval for repairs is always obtained before taking the vehicle to the garage;
  • Ensure adherence to traffic rules and regulations and maximum speed limit as prescribed by the traffic Act, laws of Kenya.
  • Reckless driving shall be sufficient ground for the driver’s recall and consequently be a cause of disciplinary action.
  • Establishes good and considerate working relationships with all staff in the organization, demonstrating respect for their own roles and responsibilities;
  • Be available outside standard hours in case of emergency and during missions
  • Ensures that in the event of an accident, SND rules/policies and traffic regulations are followed
  • Check validity of vehicle insurance covers and police inspection stickers
  • Ensure the assigned vehicle is serviced as stipulated in the periodic servicing.
  • Undertake other duties as required


How to Apply:

Letter of applications along with a copy of your resume, a contact telephone number, copies of Academic certificates , professional certificates, testimonials and the names of 3 referees preferably from your previous work places, quoting their email addresses/contact numbers properly and Clearly label/quote the job title above on your envelope addressed to Human Resource Officer and hand deliver to the SND Marsabit/Moyale Office or via email: jobs@sndafrica.org. Deadline for the submission of application is Thursday, June 30th
, 2022 5:00 PM. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Phone calls are not acceptable.

Female Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

SND is an equal opportunity employer.

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