CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Omega Foundation (OF) is a non-profit organization working in Nyanza and Western regions of Kenya primarily to promote health and build livelihoods support systems, with a major focus on health.

1. FULL TIME DRIVER

OF is seeking motivated candidates to fill in the following vacancy:

JOB TITTLE:      DRIVER

LOCATION:        KISUMU

WORK TYPE:     FULL TIME   

A.  Job Summary:

The position is responsible for timely, efficient, and safe transportation of authorized persons; conveyance and delivery of effects and goods; maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s) in a clean and mechanically sound condition; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements.

B.  Key Responsibilities:
  1. Perform driving duties for Omega Foundation as per assigned responsibilities, which include errands close to the office location errands and long distance trips.
  2. Keep the assigned vehicle/s in good running condition and perform routine daily checks (check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.) to ensure that the vehicle is in good working condition.
  3. Perform pre–trip and post trip inspection of the vehicle and attend to any noted faults and defects.
  4. Report to the supervisor immediately any mechanical defects and faults noted in the vehicle.
  5. Ensure the safety of individuals using the vehicle.
  6. Ensure that any goods and effects being transported by the vehicle are handled in a safe and cautious manner.
  7. Keep the vehicle/s in a safe place both while at station and during trips.
  8. Monitor vehicle mileage use and ensure that routine and regular service and maintenance is carried out within required run-times.
  9. Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and tidy at all times.
  10. Ensure a functional tool kit, spare tyre, first aid box, reflectors and fire extinguisher are kept in the vehicle at all times. 
  11. Maintain accurate daily vehicle usage logbook/trip sheets, incident and accident reports, vehicle condition reports, fuel consumption reports, and any other reports that are requested from the management.
  12. Ensure that the vehicle insurance policy is always valid and organize with the supervisor for its renewal at least one month in advance of expiry date.
  13. Facilitate any inspections of the vehicle if required.
  14. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the management from time to time.

C.  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(The knowledge, skills and abilities may be required through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).

i. Level of Education:

Minimum of KCSE/“O”’ level or high school certificate.

ii. Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications:

  1. Must be a holder of a clean and valid driving license Class ‘ABCE’.
  2. AA Certificate of competency.
  3. Certificate of good conduct.
  4. Government Trade Test III on motor mechanics would be an added advantage
  5. Training in Mechanics will be an added advantage
iii. Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required:
  1. Must have ability to work and relate well with people from diverse backgrounds, and handles people in a firm but highly respectful manner.
  2. Ability to communicate well in English and Kiswahili and must be able to read and write both languages well.
  3. Must be a person of unquestionable integrity.
  4. Must be a well-organized individual who is able to coordinate tasks well and complies with given instructions.
  5. Sufficient knowledge of rules and regulations of road transport of the country.
  6. Ability to read and interpret road signs in English.
iv. Job experience:

At least 3 years’ relevant work experience preferably driving company vehicle with accident-free record.

D.  Working Conditions:

The job is conducted in an outside setting with several trips outside the city. The work has continuous exposure to different weather conditions and motor vehicle and road transport traffic.

To Apply

If you possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your application, including a cover letter, current Curriculum Vitae with telephone contacts of 3 referees and testimonials quoting the job title on the email subject (DRIVER JOB APPLICATION) to careers@omega-foundation.org copy pomollo@omega-foundation.org before 9thJanuary 2017. Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply. 

Please note that ONLY candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

VOLUNTEER

Omega offers exciting opportunities for individuals and groups who would like link and work with communities, local organizations to impact lives. Volunteer opportunities are available on need basis.

INTERNSHIP

Omega has an internship program that offers opportunities for fresh graduates at all levels to learn real life experience. Our program provides job-readiness skills. Internship position are available at Omega Foundation on a need-basis.

JOB LISTINGS

Omega is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals who fit available positions to apply.

SPONSOR

Omega Foundation supports vulnerable children, supports schools, and supports widows and people with special needs. On need-basis, we do requests for sponsorships. We offer corporates and philanthropists a structured framework to reach out and meet your goals.

CONSULTANCY
MENTOR

Are you looking for an opportunity to offer your time and to share your experiences and life lessons with girls, boys, widows, orphans, community health volunteers, clinicians, nurses, project management, and finance staff? There is a wonderful opportunity for you at Omega Foundation.

About OF

Omega Foundation (OF) is a non-profit based in Kisumu which seeks to alleviate most pressing human challenges in education, economic empowerment, health and water and sanitation in Nyanza Province and parts of the Rift Valley.

Quick Contact

OMEGA FOUNDATION

ADD: P.O. BOX 3246 - 40100
Busia Road, Milimani Kisumu

TEL: +254 716 527 990 / 734 527 990

EMAIL: info@omega-foundation.org

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