Part-Time/Temporary Driver/Messenger at HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya (HRTK)

On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
 Kenya Office

(1 Position)
(Position open to Kenyan nationals only)
HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya (HRTK) is a non-profit non-governmental organization committed to the assistance, protection and durable solutions needs for refugees at heightened risk in Africa, through the provision of direct psychosocial, social and resettlement services as well as through community outreach, advocacy and capacity building.
HRTK seeks to recruit a qualified and well experienced Part-Time / Temporary Driver / Messenger

Under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant, the incumbent will perform the following functions:

  • Maintain, clean and care for organization vehicles and maintain regular checks of vehicles to ensure that they are mechanically sound and in good working order;
  • Make reports of any problems to the Administrative Assistant and repairs minor mechanical problems;
  • Provide transportation in the field and to meetings and other destinations for organization staff and visitors on official business;
  • Keep accurate records of deliveries made to other offices in the delivery book;
  • Post and collect mail, weighing and affixing correct amount of stamps on letters and packages;
  • Perform general clerical duties as may be assigned which may include photocopying and packing supplies for field travel;
  • Obtain quotations and make simple purchases on behalf of the office and as instructed by the Administrative Assistant;
  • Keep a log book/diary for use of vehicles including weekly reports on vehicle status.
  • A minimum of Secondary School certificate. Certification in basic mechanics and maintenance a plus.
Skills and Competencies
  • Must possess a valid driving license (Class B, C & E);
  • Computer literacy desirable;
  • Current certificate of good conduct;
  • Must have good knowledge of Nairobi and its environs;
  • Ability to conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of the agency.
  • No less than 8 years continuous driving experience. 
  • Experience working in the NGO sector a plus.
Languages: Proficiency in English and Swahili.

Closing Date: 24 October 2014. 

Position will be filled on a rolling basis based on identification of a suitable candidate.

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] indicating Vacancy Notice No: HRTK/KEN/DM/14/01 in the subject line. 
Please note that this is a part-time temporary position that will require one to be available on call.

Important: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification. 
Late applications will not be considered.
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