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Global Implementation Solutions (GIS) program under US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Co-operative Agreement is advertising the following vacancies:

 

Global Implementation Solutions (GIS) Western Kenya program under US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Co-operative Agreement is advertising the following positions:

DRIVER – 1 POSITION (VACANCY REF NO: GIS/01/2018)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Driver will provide safe and on time transportation for GIS staff to meetings, trainings, site-visits and any other job assignments.

RELIEVER DRIVER (GIS/TEMP/01/2018)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This position is on a temporary basis hence the successful candidate shall be covering for driver(s) not on duty because of leave; unforeseen emergencies or illness. This position is on demand basis therefore the reliever driver will be expected to be easily available and flexible; being able to stand in for other drivers when required to do so.

 JOB DETAILS

 Location:                    Kisumu Office with travel within work regions

Reporting to:               Administrative Officer

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing safe and professional driving for all staff while they attend to different work assignments.
  • Keeping assigned vehicles free from damage and consistently clean.
  • Ensuring vehicle is parked securely at all times.
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is in proper and safe condition prior to use, and accepting responsibility to report any damage or mechanical malfunctions that exist.
  • Conducting daily/weekly/monthly vehicle maintenance checks (tyres, oil, water, battery, brakes, etc.)
  • Ensuring vehicle documents/licenses are all up to date
  • Accepting responsibility for proper use and maintenance of keys, which must be properly checked in and out.
  • Accurately completing and submitting all necessary paperwork, such as daily dispatch sheets, etc.
  • Maintaining an excellent driving record.
  • Ensuring punctuality.
  • Completing all other tasks as assigned.

DESIRED QUALITIES and SKILLS

  • Good inter-personal, communication skills (English and Kiswahili- Written and spoken) a must.
  • Must have good knowledge of Nyanza and Western regions of Kenya.
  • Maintenance of an excellent driving record.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Secondary education and at least 10 years accident free driving experience or KCSE certificate D+ and at least 5 years accident free driving experience and
  • Valid driver’s licence for vehicle classes B,C,E
  • Experience in driving manual transmission vehicles
  • Knowledge of Laws and by-laws governing driving in Kenya.
  • Conversant with recording and maintaining travel logs.
  • Certificate in basic motor vehicle maintenance will be an added advantage

Interested applicants should e-mail their applications, attaching a cover letter, resume and a copy of Certificate of good conduct via admin@gisworldwide.org by C.O.B 26th February, 2018 stating the reference No. for the respective position.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

GIS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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