PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges
PATH Kenya has been implementing sustainable health solutions that align with Kenya’s needs and priorities for nearly three decades. As a locally registered organization, PATH Kenya forges close partnerships with local and national leaders and communities to tackle complex health challenges, strengthen health systems, and improve outcomes.
PATH Kenya is the lead implementing Partner for the USAID Nuru Ya Mtoto which is a USAID project funded by PEPFAR. The project’s focus is to increase use of high-quality, county-led health and social services, prevent new HIV infections, and reduce OVC and AGYW vulnerability. The project is implemented by PATH Kenya with ADS Nyanza as a consortium partner. The project is implemented at the county level, in the community and health facilities in the counties of Homa Bay, Migori, Nyamira, Kisumu, Kakamega, Vihiga and Kisii, in close collaboration with and support of county health management teams, department of children and social services and the Ministry of Health of Kenya.
PATH Kenya through USAID Nuru Ya Mtoto Project seeks to recruit eight drivers (8) who will be entrusted with driving the project’s assigned vehicles to transport staff and goods authorized by PATH Kenya in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner. The successful drivers will also run office errands, collect mails, and deliver packages/mails across the project sites and offices, maintain the vehicles in clean and serviceable manner, follow up with vehicle maintenance regulations and licenses and make recommendations to the Administrative Officer or his/her delegate for necessary actions.
The positions are available in Kakamega (3), Kisumu (2), Nyamira (2) and Vihiga (1)
- Operate the assigned project vehicle.
- Drive project staff, consultants and visitors as needed/assigned.
- Fill and maintain the vehicle movement log-sheets in accordance with PATH Kenya policies.
- Prepare and submit monthly vehicle fuel utilization and maintenance reports to the administrative officer or his or her delegate.
- Support the project’s last mile commodities distribution activities.
- Run office errands, collect mails, and deliver packages/parcels across the project’s field offices and sites
- Check the vehicle conditions after each trip/routinely and report all maintenance needs to the administrative officer or his/her delegate on a regular basis
- Keep vehicle equipment, tools, first aid kits, spares etc safe always.
- Keep the vehicle ready, clean and on standby – ready for use always.
- Cooperate and be of assistance to staff and visitors on route planning and navigations.
- Adhere to the project’s and PATH Kenya’s fleet management regulations
- Adhere to the Kenya Highway code.
- Assist in workshops/training materials preparations and delivery when called upon.
- Execute any relevant duty that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.
- At least 4 years driving experience preferably in a busy NGO set up.
- Valid driver’s license, Government Grade Test 2 or above.
- Certificate of good conduct
- A minimum of KCSE D+ certificate or its equivalent.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Fluency in spoken and written English
- Vast Knowledge of Kenyan roads and terrain, specifically in Western Kenya
- Proper understanding of Kenyan highway code/traffic rules and regulations.
- Ability and willingness to work extra hours when required
- Basic computer skills and training in vehicle mechanics will be an added advantage.
Candidates must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.
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