Job Summary

We are looking for somebody who can drive a Hiace / pickup mainly for delivery of farm produce to restaurants and hotels in Nairobi

  • Minimum Qualification: Highschool
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Who we are

Alphajiri Limited is a 4 year old social business enterprise supporting smallholders in poverty through various services. One of the services is to purchase their farm produce. In order to purchase various items from them, in August, we launched “Alpha-Delivery service,” the vegetable & fruits delivery service to restaurants and hotels in Nairobi, so that we always have vast channels to distribute farmers’ produce.

Currently, our products for Alpha-Delivery mainly come from Migori, Nyeri, and Mau Narok branch. Also, items which are not yet directly sourced from the farm are sourced from Marikiti Market by a professional procurement officer. Who we are looking for Professional driver with professional mind– time consciousness, good care of goods and a vehicle, full knowledge of Nairobi geography, polite manner to customers, and heart of assisting his/her colleagues. 

 

Position details 

Position title: Hiace (and sometimes pickup)  

Duty Station: Nairobi  

Start date: Immediately

Duration: 3 months contract first. When the performance is good, permanently employed with 3 months probation. 


Duties and responsibilities  

The person in this position will be mainly required to transport the following;

  1. Farm produce from Nairobi markets and farms nearby Nairobi to the company store
  2. Packed farm produce in crates from the company store to restaurants in Nairobi
  3. Other goods from different places to the store   Specific areas of responsibilities include:
  4. Driving a Hiace from the store to restaurants in Nairobi considering the delivery time specified by customers using the most efficient routes
  5. Driving a Hiace / a pick-up to transport farm produce from Markets and farms.Assist colleagues to check and count goods at loading / offloading so that there is no mistake
  6. Assist loading / offloading goods Delivery of goods directly to customers and cash collection from customers when the responsible persons are not available
  7. Maintenance of the vehicles to be in a good condition
  8. Assist cleaning of the company store        


Candidate profile Qualifications 

  • Able to work from night time (3-4am)
  • English writing, speaking, and reading skills 
  • Sufficient years of experience as a driver (over 3 years is preferable)
  • Able to use smartphone, Google Map, and other phone apps


Attitude and Personality

  • The successful candidate should  be a safe driver having a sense of responsibility
  • Positively do other job beyond driver's job (remember that this is a start-up company!!)
  • Be honest, diligent, and patient
  • Think and act based on Alphajiri's culture
  • Be flexible about working time


To APPLY please submit: 

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae – no more than three A4 pages (including references)

Any applicants who didn't follow the instruction above will be automatically dropped from a candidate list.

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