Driver

Aga Khan Foundation

Reporting to the HR And Administration Manager, the driver will support the delivery of high-quality programmes. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing professional driving, transportation and other logistical support across the region. Key responsibilities will include:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all vehicle trips are duly authorized, recorded in the vehicle logbook provided and signed for by the supervisor:
  • Fully responsible for the official driving of the allocated vehicle/s in the assigned areas of operations.
  • To ensure that the vehicle does not carry unauthorized persons without prior consent from the supervisor and/or the management team.
  • To ensure that the vehicle has adequate fuel, is clean and well maintained at all times.
  • To ensure that the vehicle tool kit is at all times in the vehicle with all the necessary tools intact.
  • To coordinate schedule service of the office vehicle with the procurement and administration team.
  • Provide logistical support to facilitate field activities across the areas designated.
  • Always drive carefully and ensure safety of passenger/s, other road users and the assigned vehicle.
  • Report any incident that involves injury, damage to any passenger, pedestrian or third-party immediately.
  • Identify vehicle problems and malfunctions, including, performing routine and non- routine check-up and maintenance.
  • Maintain and ensure assigned vehicle(s) are always in a neat, clean and good mechanical condition.
  • Keep accurate systematic log of journeys made, distances covered and odometer readings in respect of vehicle service and fuel refills.
  • Monitor and report expiration and renewal dates of licenses, insurance covers, road rescue registrations and other applicable services, to ensure timely renewal.
  • Safely and efficiently operate company vehicles to transport goods and staff to designated locations.
  • Coordinate and optimize driving routes for maximum efficiency.
  • Maintain vehicles in top-notch condition through regular inspections and upkeep.
  • Communicate effectively with team members and staff to ensure smooth logistics operations.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and skills:

  • KCSE Certificate
  • At least 10 years prior experience in providing organizational and/or executive transportation/driving.
  • Valid Driver’s License and Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and traffic patterns, especially in Kenya.
  • Prior training in defensive driving principles is desired.
  • Prior work experience with an NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural and diverse teams including experience of working in marginalized communities.
  • Evidence of an understanding of and commitment to child protection and safeguarding as well as other vulnerable populations.

How to apply

Candidates interested in this opportunity with AKF should submit their application through this link Driver | AKDN (brassring.com)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AKF Is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is Committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and Expects all Staff and Partners to Share this Commitment.


Deadline: 9 Feb 2024