Practical Action Drivers (RAY Project) Job Vacancies in Kenya

Practical Action

Position Title: Drivers (3) – RAY Project

Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage.

With over 50 years of expertise, Practical Action has a strong heritage, and track record of bringing communities and experts together to find practical, sustainable solutions to enable people to meet their needs, which work for both people and the planet.

We are committed to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment through all our work.

This includes programmes, knowledge sharing, advocacy, external communications, and our own organisational development.

At a minimum, we ensure that all our work is gender sensitive, seeking gender transformative approaches as our overall ambition and in accordance with context.

Practical Action is commencing a five-year project that will be implemented in Kisumu, Homabay, Siaya, Migori, Nyamira, Kakamega, Bungoma, Busia and Vihiga Counties.

The project aims to make agriculture an attractive and resilient employer for young people by promoting agricultural livelihoods for the youth underpinned by agro-ecological principles and practices.

The project aims to break the cycles of low productivity and increasing rural poverty, through a holistic approach which will enable young men and women to increase their income through agri-business.

Practical Action seeks to recruit a capable and profession Driver to be based in our Kisumu field office.

The post holder will be responsible for driving Practical Action vehicles to transfer staff and approved visitors and project stakeholders as well as to deliver/collect parcels as assigned.

To be successful in the role, you will have at least Secondary School Education (KCSE), minimum valid Kenya driver’s license Class (B, C, E), minimum of 3 years accident-free driving experience, must be of good conduct demonstrated through a valid certificate of good conduct, basic level vehicle mechanics and Computer skills (at least in use of Ms Word, Excel and Internet) is desirable.

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How to Apply

If you have the experience, skills and the ability we are looking for, please email your application letter stating your motivation and suitability for the role and an up to date CV to: with the title ‘Driver – RAY Project ’ not later than 17th March 2023.

Additional Information

Practical Action is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications from under-represented groups.

We stay committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse working environment and believe that people from different backgrounds or cultures give us different perspectives, and the more perspectives we have, the more successful we will be.

By building a culture where everyone feels heard, respected and valued we give everyone working with us the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.

The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in Kenya.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.