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

Purpose
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.

Responsibilities
  • 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 worldconcernhr@wcdro.org  by 15th June, 2013.  
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us by 30th June, 2013.