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Transport Officer

at Care Kenya
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Transportation & Logistics
Currency KSH
Work Hours Dat


Organisation:  CARE

Closing date: 17 Sep 2019

The job holder will be in charge of the overall function of Motor Transport Capacity within Care Dadaab. The position will be tasked with developing and implementing effective Transport system within Care Dadaab with focus on the existing Transport Management Policies.

The incumbent will also ensure at all times the Organization’s compliance with the traffic regulations in accordance with the Kenya Traffic Act Cap 403 Laws of Kenya. He/She shall promote optimized transport and logistical operations of the Sector with minimal impact on existing operating procedures to support the transportation management processes.


R1: Fleet Operational Management & Reporting.

1.1 Preparation of the Transport Departments’ yearly operations plan.

1.2 Ensure maximized efficient vehicle operation, and travel demand management.

1.3 Overall vehicle operations planning; Allocation of vehicles to Care authorized Drivers.

1.4 Perform vehicle online tracking and monitor vehicle movement and trace violations with

possible corrective action.

1.5 Record and analyze fuel consumption profiles to identify areas of high and low efficiency for

targeted action.

1.6 Preparation of Monthly, and periodic fleet Management reports in a timely manner.

1.7 Monthly submission of updated data on vehicle usage and status.

1.8 Monthly generation of effective fuel efficiency reports in accordance with Care Vehicle

Management Policy.

Experience Requirements

Should have a working experience of not less than 9 years 3 of which should have been served at a
the level of Principal Community Development Officer in government or equivalent level of
experience from a reputable organization.

Job Responsibilities

Supervision of Drivers.

3.1 Supervision of all RAP Drivers; workforce development, coaching, and discipline.

3.2 Undertaking the mid-year and annual appraisal of Drivers.

3.3 Preparation of Driver annual leave plans in line with the Organization policies.

3.5 Conduct trainings for Drivers on basic vehicle maintenance, safety & security, and road safety.

3.6 Enforcement of Organizational regulations on vehicle management and ensuring compliance

with the Kenya Traffic Legislative Act.

3.7 Ensure prompt reporting of vehicle accidents, and mishandling by all authorized Drivers.

3.8 Ensure proper vehicle handover by drivers before they proceed on leave.

R4: Vehicle Legislation and Documentation.

4.1 Ensure the necessary vehicle legislation requirements are up-to-date in accordance with the

Traffic Act by facilitating renewal of vehicle Insurance covers, Government Inspections, TLB

and other road licenses.

4.2 Ensure all vehicles are equipped with the necessary documentation such as Emergency contact

and communication protocol, accident/incident report forms prior to making trips.

4.3 Advise the Organization on changes or amendments regarding the Kenyan Traffic code on

vehicle registration and operations certification.

Education Requirements

An Honors Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Rural Development studies
or Social Work and Social Administration from a recognized University/ Institution and post
Graduate Diploma in a related field.


Planning, organizing and coordinating;
Human Resource management;
Project Management;
Concern for quality and standards;
Communication; and
Time management