Driver – CASE OVC Project, Meru Office
Salary (full time):Kes1,110,232 – Kes1,295,541 Salary (full time)
Type of contract:Fixed Term
Contract length:Two Years Contract
Location:Meru Town, Meru County, Kenya
Closing date:24 January 2019
Interview date:31 January 2019
Christian Aid is a UK-based international humanitarian and development non-governmental organisation. It is currently working in more than 50 countries and has been working in Kenya since 1997. The Kenya Country Programme presently focuses on community health, inclusive markets and climate change resilience delivery interventions that influence shifts in power relations in favour of poor and marginalised communities and groups as a means to ending poverty cycles.
About the role
To provide in-country driving support to the country programme in liaison with other colleagues in the Finance & Operations functions. Key responsibilities is driving staff, visitors and goods to required destinations in a timely and safe manner, ensuring vehicles and associated equipment safety and maintenance, and security management for the teams while in the field. Fleet management and supporting with administrative responsibilities while in the office.
You will be based in Meru and will work within the Finance & Operations role family and your key role will be to provide logistical & administrative support, fleet management, field security management and strategic driving services to the country programme. Significant travel is required.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in the workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief. You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Tell us about a time when you needed to explain something in a simple or different way because someone appeared to have not understood you: What was the context? What was your task? What did you have to communicate differently? What did you say? How did you say it? What was the result? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?
Please give us an example of how you have taken account of the need to use resources economically and without unnecessary waste when planning and delivering your work: What was the situation? What was your task? What was expected of you? What action(s) did you take? What was the outcome? How did you know you were successful in using resources economically?
Please tell us about a time when you planned, monitored and delivered a SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound) work objective to the standard required: What was the context? What was the work objective? What was expected of you? How did you plan your work and how did you monitor progress? What were the results? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?
About Christian Aid
We have more than 70 years’ experience of working in partnership to support communities to thrive. We tackle the root causes of poverty so that women, men and children the world over are strengthened against future knocks. And if disasters happen, we get people the help they want straight away.