International Rescue Committee – Driver.

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Requisition ID: req17268

Job Title: Driver

Sector: Transportation

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kenya


Job Description

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

Key Responsibilities

  • IRC Drivers are responsible for ;
  • 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.
  • Reporting

Safety and Security

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

Key Result Areas

  • Adhering closely 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.


  • O level of education
  • Valid driving license
  • Written and spoken English
  • Pass score on IRC driving test

Required Experience & Proficiencies:

  • Two years work 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, and basic numeracy.
  • Knowledge (or ability to quickly learn) of HF, VHF and satellite communications equipment.
  • Team spirit and problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to work independently.


Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers are required to conform 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 implements 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 aligned with 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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