Driver Vacancy at Tatua Kenya

On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Tatua Kenya
Promoting ‘Ground-Up’ Solutions to Poverty in Kenya.
Vacancy – Driver
Organization Summary
Currently Kenya is dominated by a ‘top-down’ approach to poverty in which solutions originate from voices separated from the ‘on-the-ground’ experience of poverty. Tatua Kenya is reversing this approach by providing opportunities for the local community, those ‘on-the-ground,’ to join in the creation of solutions to Kenya’s poverty crisis.
Our program involves two components. One, we run Be the Change – Kenya. Be the Change is our flagship initiative and a model of Tatua Kenya’s ‘ground-up’ approach to poverty alleviation working towards the eradication of child poverty in Kenya. Two, we strengthen the work of local Kenyan organizations by providing access to high-quality community organizing training.
 
Be the Change – Kenya works towards the eradication of child poverty by building the capacity of local leaders and organizations. We work alongside the Kenyan community to build relationships, mobilize local resources and create sustainable solutions for children living in poverty in Kenya.
Job Summary
Tatua Kenya is hiring a vibrant individual ready to bring in a wealth of experience to the team as the Company Driver.
Job Outcomes and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Operations Associate (OA), Head of Office, the driver will perform the following duties:
  • Safely drives authorized personnel to the required locations in a timely, safe and courteous manner.
  • Delivers, collects mail, documents and other items as instructed
  • In collaboration with the Operations Associate (OA), the driver is responsible for the day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires etc; performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs such as cleaning spark plugs, or take vehicles to mechanics for servicing and/or repair, and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean at all times. Test vehicle equipment such as lights, brakes, horns, or wipers, to ensure proper operation.
  • Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing etc;
  • Follow all Tatua Kenya Project Procedures and Policies
  • Adhere to all safety requirements as per the Tatua Kenya Project Policies
  • Maintain the service and appearance of the company vehicle
  • Follow all the Kenyan Traffic Rules and Regulations
  • Complete accident reports when necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Liaise with the mechanics and finance department to ensure all service sessions are scheduled and all faults reported.
Job Requirements
  • Must be 25 years and above with at least 4 years experience.
  • Hold a valid Kenyan driver license and a clean driving record.
  • Knowledge of Nairobi, Rongai and its surroundings is an added advantage.
  • Certificate in Mechanics, Defensive Driving and First Aid is an added advantage.
  • A certificate of good conduct is desirable.
How to Apply
To apply please FOLLOW the directions below:
1.       Send an email with a Cover Letter, CV and 3 references to [email protected].
a.       Please include “Driver 4/13 – ‘Your Name’” in the subject heading of the email.
b.       In the Cover Letter please explain why you would like to be a part of Tatua Kenya, what experiences qualify you for the job and your salary expectations.
2.       The hiring process will begin as applications are received.
Tatua Kenya is an equal opportunity employer. Tatua Kenya does not permit, condone or tolerate discrimination in any form including but not limited to race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
Please do NOT call the office with inquiries about the job; due to the large number of applicants, ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
For more information about Be the Change – Kenya visit www.bethechangekenya.org or
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