Kenya: Driver/Logistician – national contract

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Organization: Fondazione L'Albero della Vita
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Mar 2018

Organizational Profile

Fondazione L’Albero Della Vita Onlus (FADV) is an international development organization headquartered in Milan – Italy. Since 2006, FADV is operating with the primary objective to promote and protect children basic rights along with improving the quality of living conditions of the marginalized people, with special emphasis on children and women.

Job Title:** Driver/Logistician, full time – national contract

Supervisor: Finance Officer

Duty station:** Nairobi, FADV office, with field missions if needed in other counties

Starting date:** April 2018

Duration of the assignment:** 12 months, extensible, with 3 months’ probation

Deadline for application: 16th March 2018

Role and Responsibilities:

· Responsible for driving project vehicles and transport FADV staff in different locations in as needed.

· Fill out mileage log book, vehicle maintenance and fuel record sheet.

· At all-time ensure safe driving and safety of the passengers and cargo, following up the traffic rules.

· Carry a serviceable first aid kit in the car.

· Maintain vehicles in good conditions.

· Load and download vehicle safety.

· Perform minor maintenance of the vehicles when required.

· Responsible for the security of the vehicles and luggages on board.

· Responsible for the security of the passengers and staff.

· Managing Inventory: Permanent assets, Inventory i.e. vehicles, computers, Consumable i.e. stationery, pens etc.

· Managing inventories/Stores: Food stuffs, Seeds, Spares.

· Managing Office and ensuring cleanness.

· Placing Orders.

· Preparing Supplies Request.

· Participating in Procurement meetings and Sitting in Procurement Committee.

· Managing and Recording the use of vehicles spares and repairs.

· Keeping daily record of Vehicle movement while indicating fuel consumption – indicating movement between locations.

· Ensuring the vehicle, check validity of insurance.

· Maintaining vehicle cleanness and in serviceable condition all the time.

· Any other duty as required by the line manager commensurate with the post.

Diploma / Level of studies:

Diploma and above in Management, Supplies management, Logistics management, Economics or other related fields of study;

Must possess a valid and active BCE class driving license


A minimum of 2 years NGO related work experience as a storekeeper; training on stock management, supply chain management, logistics management, planning, and other related topics.


· Basic computer skills (Microsoft office word, excel, etc); good command of arithmetic concepts.

· Interpersonal communication skills.

· Good command of English Language; Good communication skills (both written and oral) in English.

· Data handling skill.

· Good analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail and determination to meet deadlines.


· Honesty and strong ethics are required in order to be successful in this position.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Demonstrated capacity and willingness to learn – open to learning new ways of doing things.

· Professional attitude towards work.

· Pro-active and results oriented, and friendly.

· Flexible and adaptable in working with an up-and-coming not-for-profit organization


Employees must sign a Child Protection Policy and a confidentiality agreement, and may not share organizational materials without the express written permission from a supervisor; and

Respect – FADV aims to always show respect and appreciation for our team members and they ask all staff to show the same respect for FADV staff, board members, Partners and all.

How to apply:

Application (Cover letter and CV with two references) should be submitted to:, CC specifying in the subject “Application for Driver/Logistician”

Current salary and expected salary should be included in the cover letter.

Do not attach in this phase ID documents, school or university certificates, or any other unrequested document.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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