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Readvertisment Project Driver - Dadaab (Open To Kenya National only)

Lutheran World Federation

Driver & Transport Services

KES Confidential
1 week ago

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Job Description/Requirements

Position Title:  PROJECT DRIVER

Reports to/Position Title: LOGISTIC OFFICER


Job grade and Step  Grade 2 step 26

Closing date for application: 9th June 2024

The Department of World Service (WS) of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. WS provides support to refugees, returnees, internally displaced people, their host communities and communities at risk, focusing on livelihoods, quality services, protection and social cohesion. The Kenya-Somalia Program has been implementing such interventions in Kenya and Somalia since 1992. The Lutheran World Federation, Kenya-Somalia Program is seeking to recruit a National staff to fill the position of Project Driver - Dadaab.

Unit Summary:

The LWF world service transport department in Dadaab supports the programme with movement of project supplies & staff safely by observing traffic rules, maintaining good condition vehicles in a well-planned road movement.

Overall Purpose/Broad Function:

LWF project drivers, support the project in transporting project materials, facilitate staff movement and observing traffic rules. Ensures vehicles are well equipped with tools and spare tyres.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Daily ferrying of staff to various destination in the refugee camps Daily maintenance and cleanliness of the assigned vehicle, by keeping it clean at all time, handling the vehicle assigned with care and reporting for the need of service when it falls due. Reporting on the condition of the vehicle to the Transport Supervisor and logistics officer. Daily recording of the vehicle movement by filling in the vehicle work ticket (log book) and mileage Transporting of LWF goods and or materials as authorized by your supervisor Observing traffic rules at all-time both within the camp and outside the camps. Writing of the report on usage of vehicle in terms of fuel consumed, lubricants and trips made. Maintaining proper care to all staff being ferried and or any goods or equipment being transported. Communication of the radio & monitoring of security situation of the area. Making sure the vehicle is well equipped with tools & spare tyres. The driver has to adhere the instructions of his/her supervisor Sourcing quotations from our pre- qualified suppliers and analyzing them. Ensuring right descriptions of items and sample are provided where necessary Processing documents for several signatures as required by the policy. Providing Clerical services  Providing systematic and organized filling system for all reports both in soft copy and hard copy.

5. Supervisory Responsibilities:

Ensuring vehicles waiver are signed by Non-staff and filled. Support and confirm delivery of items received at the stores when required

6.Education/Professional Designations/Experience:

Certificate of KCSE Completion of form four Valid driving license - Category D (D1, D2 or D3) 2 years Minimal Practical Experience. Computer literate

7. Other Specific Skill Requirements: 

High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility. Strong inter-personal and team building skills. Ability to tolerate culture, educational and religious diversity in the work place. Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills

Success Factors:

A clear understanding of the Human resource manual High level of dependability and productivity at the work place Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills A demonstrated ability to work well as a team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and tolerance  A demonstrated ability to work quickly and accurately, meet deadlines and process information High level of accountability, honesty, transparency and professional integrity  Promoting team work within the organization while working with other colleagues. 

Covering responsibilities:

Act as a reliver when other drivers are on leave Support any other general activities as required by the organization

Further guidance

LWF is a right based humanitarian and development organization involved in refugee assistance programs. All LWF staff are to be flexible and willing to assist in LWF operations as and when required.

This job description is subject to amendment depending upon the ongoing requirements of the Country Program.

Together with the employment contract and Human Resources Policy and procedure manual, this job description forms an integral part of the employment contract between LWF and the undersigned employee.

Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Disclosure: LWF participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme developed by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response, which requires LWF to conduct reference checks with prior employers including questions about employee misconduct. By proceeding with this job application, you consent to LWF requesting a Statement of Conduct from your previous employers. This Statement of Conduct is requested from previous employers for all candidates for employment and provided to all employers that request it from LWF.

Qualified candidates who are interested in the above position should submit an updated detailed CV and application letter (in English), giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work referees.

Closing date for application: 10th June 2024

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