World Concern Driver/Mechanic Job in Lamu, Kenya

World Concern is a Christian global relief and development agency that extends opportunity and hope to people facing the most profound human challenges of extreme poverty. 
We serve nearly 5 million people in 16 countries, focusing on food security, child protection, education, maternal and child health, microfinance, vocational training, clean water and sanitation and disaster response.

Position: Driver/Mechanic

County: Lamu-With frequent visits to the field 
Reports To: Project Manager
Supervises: None
Length of Contract: One year

Responsible for organizing adequate, efficient and safe transport for the field based personnel and goods including maintaining and repairing of WC vehicles on a regular basis.

  • Perform daily checks on the vehicles before and after any travels and also perform scheduled vehicle service
  • Maintain and repair different World Concern engine powered machines
  • Report to the supervisor any vehicle repair needs and ensure that repairs are appropriately done
  • Run errands for project operations as required by the staff
  • Responsible for the co-ordination and compilation of vehicle maintenance reports, ensuring these are submitted in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Drive the assigned vehicles within the laws of Kenya and in a safe manner
  • Transport project staff to required destinations as directed by Supervisor within the project boundaries.
  • Report all accidents however trivial to the supervisor
  • Maintain records of vehicle mileage and cleanliness of the vehicle
  • Report to the project base – vehicle movement to and from assigned locations
  • Exhibit good stewardship of all other resources that may be under your care.
  • Perform any other activities that may legitimately fall within the confines of the program
Qualifications, Experience, Attributes & Skills required
  • Demonstrable driving experience and Mechanical background a must with valid certifications and a valid driving license.
  • At least 3 years of driving and mechanic experience
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Good communication skills, positive, flexible and responsible attitude.
  • Radio communication skills
  • Previous field experience shall be an added advantage.
  • High sense of responsibility and reliability
  • Previous experience in a similar role with other organizations desirable
Working Conditions/ Environment
  • Extensive travel within the project area  and other World Concern project sites
  • Multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment
  • There may be long periods of working hours requiring flexibility
If you think you can deliver in this role please submit your application and CV to  by 15th June, 2013.  
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us by 30th June, 2013.