Driver Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Concern Worldwide 

Position Title: Driver

Reports to: Officer Logistics and Transport

Job Location: Nairobi (Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Kenya at the time of application - National Position)

Contract Details: Fixed Term, Twelve (12) Months Contract (Renewal subject to avaliability of funding and performance)

Job Summary:

The job holder will drive Concern vehicles as directed by the Officer Logistics, & Transport and in compliance with Concern’s transport policy, procedures and the Kenyan Law while making sure that all the passengers and goods are safe and secure during the journey. S/he is also responsible for accident and incident reporting; reporting repair, maintenance and service needs; and ensuring that all vehicle documentation is available

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Vehicle Management

  • Adhere to the country Traffic Act, rules and regulations, Concern’s Transport and Fleet Management Manual, standard operating procedures and best practices
  • Conduct daily and weekly pre-driving checks to ensure that the vehicle performs well and that all safety requirements are present in the vehicle, and functioning, before embarking on any journey. Advising the Line Manager of any issues identified.
  • Operate all functions of the vehicle in a way to maximize its operating lifespan and to the highest safety & security standards
  • Immediately report to the Line Manager and Security Focal Point any incidents and accidents and submit the completed incident and accident reporting form within 24hours
  • Effective record keeping including completing digital log sheets, job cards, daily and weekly vehicle check lists and battery and tyre records promptly and accurately as per Concern’s transport policy and procedures
  • Load and offload items into and from vehicles
  • When transporting goods, ensure safe delivery and submit delivery notes and/or reports and to confirm the status and quantity of goods with the recipient and the sender
  • Ensure that s/he carries only authorised passengers or goods
  • Ensure that all safety belts are in good working condition and that all passengers including him/her fasten their seat belts before embarking on the journey
  • Ensure the vehicle is clean at all times
  • Liaise as necessary with the Line Manager, Head of Field Office and Security Focal Point for security updates and take necessary security measures to minimise exposure to threats. The driver must put the safety of passengers and him/herself first at all times.


  • Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to their team, beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment
  • Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary
  • Take all possible measure to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

Person Specification

  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Driving license Class BCE
  • Minimum O level qualifications.
  • A relevant basic qualifications or related extensive experience in mechanical repairs preferably in SUVs and hybrid vehicles
  • 5 years accident-free experience
  • Experience in working in with an NGO preferable.
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Ability to make quick rational decisions
  • A person of high integrity.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Ability to work with vehicle app software is an added advantage.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • High integrity and demonstrated ability to follow standards and policies
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values
  • Commitment to adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Code of Conduct and Associated Policies

Competencies required:

  • Good communication skills and can work well with others
  • Managing yourself

Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a consultancy opportunity with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their consultancy contract. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to do consultancy work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, being hired as a consultant with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.

Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY 5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. Follow Concern online:

How to apply

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a detailed CV with three referees and Cover Letter Only to with the subject of the email as 'Driver-Nairobi’ on or before Monday 18th September 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (for application, written test, interview, training, medical examination etc.) nor act through recruitment agents. This is applicable for all opportunities including staff and interns.

Your Personal Data

During this job application, you will provide Concern with your personal data. Concern takes its responsibilities towards this personal data very seriously and is committed to complying with all relevant data protection legislation.

Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on ensuring that the name of any employee or volunteer (existing or new), does not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated List). Any offer of employment (either paid or voluntary) with Concern Worldwide will only be made following a successful clearance check being conducted on the applicant and such checks may be updated periodically during the course of the period of employment.

By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists

In certain circumstances, donors may request that personal data relating to employees to work on the activities that they fund be provided directly to them - so that they can perform their own counter terrorism checks. This may involve transferring some basic personal data outside the EEA. It will be a condition of your employment contract that Concern be allowed to share this information with institutional donors for these purposes.

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Please only apply for this position if you are satisfied with the proposed processing of your personal data as outlined above.