Job

Driver

at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted December 4, 2019
Category Transportation & Logistics
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day

Description

Driver

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Driver to drive passengers and goods to authorized destinations efficiently.

ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org

 

Job Responsibilities

Minimum 5 years of Professional driving experience of light and heav


Carrying out driving duties as per ILRI Transport Management Policy and Kenya Traffic Act.
Drive vehicles safely and defensively to avoid any incidents or accidents
Before proceeding on field trips ensure all travel requirements are met and liaise with persons traveling with for instructions.
Continuously monitor condition of assigned vehicles while driving and promptly report defects.
Report assigned vehicles due for service by the Supervisor and filling a vehicle defect form.
Ensuring that the vehicle log sheets are filled on daily basis when the vehicle is in use.
Ensure that the vehicle checklist is filled on weekly basis.
Keep to the designated routes while driving.
Ensure all vehicle costs incurred while in the field are reported.
Ensure travel expense reports are surrendered in time after every field trip.
Actively participate in creating an atmosphere of team work within the unit by attending meeting, complying with the institutes policies and being a team player.y vehicles

Education Requirements

Minimum of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
Must have a clean and valid Kenya Driver's license
Hands-on experience in maintaining repairing vehicles

Skills

Must have a valid certificate of good conduct
Knowledge of defensive driving is an added advantage
Good knowledge of spoken and written English and Kiswahili languages
Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate well with diverse culture
Reliable and ability to work effectively and respectfully
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