Catholic Relief – Driver

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Job Responsibilities: 

  • Draft monthly vehicle maintenance plans and ensure implementation. 
  • Take accountability for all spare parts, accessories, etc. fitted in assigned vehicles during repairs at the workshop or field. 
  • Prepare vehicle performance, maintenance, and repair reports, and submit as required. 
  • Plan to meet anticipated travel requirements and make all arrangements for ensuring efficient services (fueling, pre-travel checks, required travel documents, required equipment, spare parts, and tools, vehicle cleaning, persons traveling for packing instructions and timings). 
  • Ensure copies of daily mileage logs, pen and clipboard are readily available in all assigned vehicles. Promptly collect filled in daily mileage logs to avoid loss or defacing. 
  • Routinely check all assigned vehicles Licenses, Insurances, and other required documents and promptly advice the VMU Supervisor when renewals are due. 
  • Transport CRS staff and visitors as instructed, observing local traffic and road safety laws and all CRS vehicle policies to ensure safety of passengers and luggage, and quality and courteous services. Report immediately any accidents and/or route changes due to security, bad weather, road conditions. Maintain and submit accurate records for all trips. 
  • Take delivery of sub-contracted works conducted on organizations vehicles, inspecting, and certifying conformity with requirements and expectations and advising the VMU Supervisor accordingly.
  • Ensure assigned vehicles are secured when not in use.

Personal Skills 

  • Flexibility to travel under difficult circumstances. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team. 
  • Service-oriented with focus on meeting customer needs 
  • Well-organized and able to manage multiple tasks. 
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented, and results-oriented 
  • Demonstrated commitment to respect, equity, diversity and inclusion including gender equality.

Required/Desired Foreign Language 

Good oral and written communication skills in English 

Travel Required 

Must be able to travel outside of permanent location up to 90% of time. 

Key Working Relationships: 

Supervisory: None

Internal: CRS country programme teams, Operations teams , Nawiri COP, DCOPs, Head of Office.

External: Donor staffs ,Partner staff and visitors 


Typical Background, Experience & Requirements: 

Education and Experience 

  • ‘O’ Level education 
  • Government Trade Test Grade III or Grade 2 Mechanics, with minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position 
  • Valid accident-free driving license Class B, C, E with a minimum of 4 years of long-distance and off-road driving experience 
  • Knowledge and experience in vehicle maintenance and repairs
  • Knowledge of operating in Marsabit context