SNV Netherlands Development Organisation – Driver

Location Kenya

Organization SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

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Job Level Entry-level

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Are you interested in joining an Organisation with a long term commitment to fighting poverty? SNV Kenya is looking for a: Driver

Based in Kericho, KenyaSSH4A BackgroundSNV is a non-profit international development organization established in the Netherlands in 1965. For over 40 years, SNV has been at the forefront of development, helping to build local capacity and empower local families and communities to break the cycle of poverty. We are present on the ground in 36 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Balkans and operate in Agriculture & Food Security, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. Our 900 advisors in the field come from a variety of cultural and technical backgrounds, and over 60 per cent are nationals of the countries where we work.

Programme Overview

SNV has been engaged by DFID under the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Results Programme (WASH) to reach 2.73 million people with hygiene promotion and support at least 2.084 million people to gain  to access to sanitation by December 2015. Beyond 2015, the focus will be on sustainability of the results achieved. The programme runs until March 2018. In Kenya, SNV is implementing this exciting programme in a total of eleven sub counties that are spread in four counties namely Elgeyo Marakwet, Homa Bay, Kericho and Kilifi.

Position Summary

SNV Kenya is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of a driver in Kericho County. The SSH4A programme covers Ainamoi, Belgut, Sigowet/Soin and Kipkelion West sub counties in Kericho. The driver will be expected to carry out his/her responsibilities in these areas. The driver will report to the SSH4A project administrator.


  • The position is responsible for undertaking extensive field travel in the SNV area of work and others as duty may require, ensuring safety of passengers on board.
  • Maintaining the proper functioning of SNV vehicles
  • Checking validity of vehicle insurance and road license.
  • He/she is also responsible for taking care of the assigned vehicle(s) by carrying out small (mechanical) repairs and servicing of the SNV transport fleet, which also includes fuelling, cleaning.
  • Ensure that the vehicles are always ready for any duty assigned
  • Keep an updated work ticket always.
  • Monitor vehicle performance and service schedule
  • Carry out messenger duties in and around town
  • Any other task that they may be assigned

Candidate profile

  • “O” level certificate holder
  • A clean, valid Kenyan Driver’s license with knowledge of Kenya Highway Code
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Contract duration

1 year with possibility of extension

Expected start date

April 2017

How to apply?

Please apply by clicking on the apply button and complete your application in our in-house recruitment system before 7th April, 2017. Please send your application letter and CV that contains three referees as you apply with position title as subject / reference.

Qualified Ladies are encouraged to apply. We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

NB: Only shortlisted will be contacted

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