International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Driver (Hagadera, Kenya).

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Requisition ID: req14631

Job Title: Driver

Sector: Supply Chain

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Hagadera, Kenya

Job Description

To provide all vital safe driving and fleet management in support to the field project activities in Dadaab field office and proceed with maximum efficiency while adhering to IRC’s Supply Chain Vehicle and Equipment requirements as per the Manual.

Key Responsibilities;

  • The safe transportation of IRC personnel and materials.
  • The care and maintenance of IRC vehicles and their accessories.
  • Accurate filling and on vehicles onboard documentation.

Assets and Equipment management

  • Ensure that all IRC assets and equipment are well maintained.
  • Ensure all assets that allocated to individuals are signed off, and equipment issue form provided by the Supply Chain Officer in charge of asset management.
  • Make sure all IRC premises under you are well maintained.
  • Ensure movement of IRC assets is tracked and advice transport officer in preparation for the vital documentation for sign off approval when an asset changes its status within the transport department.

Safety and Security

  • Ensure staff operate in safe and secure working environment.
  • Certify the IRC vehicle(s) assigned to you have all the safety requirements for movement.
  • Make sure there are fully stocked First Aid Kits available in all IRC Vehicles.
  • To ensure regular security check with the senior field security officer before authorizing any movement out of the field.

Key Result Areas

  • Adhering accurately to the IRC’s vehicle policies and procedures, including the use of seatbelts by all passengers.
  • Daily and pre-long distance vehicle checks, accurate upkeep of the vehicle’s log sheet.
  • Keeping vehicles cleaned, fuelled and mechanically maintained.
  • Checking and maintaining all vehicle accessories advising the Transport Officer of any defects or problems.
  • Updating vehicles on board tools, equipment including, jacks, spare wheels, wheel spanners, stereo, VHF/HF radios. 


  • KCSE level of education.
  • Valid driving license.
  • Written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of Basic Computer Packages.
  • Pass score on IRC driving test.

Required Experience & Proficiencies:

  • Two years work experience as a professional driver.
  • No road safety-related fines or convictions.
  • Detailed knowledge of road rules and regulations.
  • Skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic numeracy skills.
  • Knowledge (or ability to quickly learn) of HF, VHF and satellite communications equipment.
  • Team spirit and problem solving abilities
  • Able to carry out limited, un-supervised tasks.


Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must stick to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and imposes policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other encouraging benefits and allowance.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.


Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes.




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