Senior Driver – Kenya National Hire

  • Contract
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Church World Service

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Driver

Reports To: Property Supervisor

Division: CWS Africa

Department: Administration

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Grade Level: Grade 3, Officer, National

Introduction**:** Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit, faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable solutions to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in the provision of services.

Primary Purpose:

This position is primarily responsible for Supervising and Coordinating the duties of the others drivers and maintenance of the CWS/RSC Africa vehicles to complete assigned errands on behalf of the organization.

Essential Duties:

  • Serve as the point of contact for the drivers and other staff members.
  • Prepare and maintains monthly reports on vehicle performance and fuel consumption.
  • Record mileage for reimbursement claims for every Senior Management Team staff position assigned a vehicle.
  • Coordinate and assigns transport schedules to the transport team as per operational needs including mapping out routes during trips to determine the most efficient service delivery.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of all traffic regulations both from the government and organization policies.
  • Communicate efficiently to all staff across RSC Africa.
  • Provide guidance and advice to transport team in observing protocols
  • Plan and make necessary transport adjustments in impromptu situations.
  • Works with staff security in the event of an accident involving CWS vehicles.
  • Coordinate repairs and maintenance for all CWS vehicles including cleaning.
  • Provide a Security awareness to the other drivers by familiarizing himself with Security updates and being in touch with our security team and providing the same information to the other drivers. This includes riots and demonstrations updates.
  • Provide a clear sense of direction to the other drivers and build trust and therefore maximize team performance.



  • Five years driving experience


  • Strong computer skills, in particular Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook required
  • Working knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics.
  • Good working knowledge of Nairobi routes and the surrounding areas.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written English language skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills

Education & Certifications:

  • High school certificate is required.
  • B and C Category driving license
  • Training on Defensive driving


    • Manage large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities.
      – Maintain the integrity of official records;
      – Analyse and solve complex problems and make sound decisions;
      – Work with minimal supervision
      – Maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;
      – Work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa;
      – Actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).

Important Requirements:

    • Strong English communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and willingness to support CWS’ Platform on Racial Justice as a CWS employee required.

Special Requirements:

  • COVID Vaccination is required for all successful candidates
  • The candidate should be of good health, willing and able to travel extensively in often difficult conditions, and have a high degree of flexibility. Must have proof of Yellow Fever vaccination before traveling for RSC Africa.
  • This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya
  • This position requires use of laptops at all time, competence in Microsoft office packages is required.
  • This position may require travel in sub-Saharan Africa on short notice and under sometimes difficult conditions to meet demands of a dynamic operational program
  • Driver’s License Category B & C required.
  • Background check which includes references and an educational and criminal check is required before the start of employment for International applicants.
  • A valid passport and the ability to maintain a valid passport throughout the entire appointment is required, which includes having enough passport pages for travel.
  • Physical: This position requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, kneeling, sitting, standing, walking, pushing/pulling, handling objects (manual dexterity), reaching above shoulder level, using fine finger movements and lifting/carrying heavy loads.
  • Environmental: Incumbents in this position will be exposed to excessive noise, marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, dust and infectious diseases, harsh weather climates, long work hours, bumpy roads, extended travel, excessive sun exposure, and non-ventilated spaces.
  • Full time
  • All employees should be prepared to work from the CWS office within their location of hire. Remote work arrangements may vary depending on location and the governing rulings regarding the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Flexibility and willingness to work long hours, including working on Weekend as needed.

Disclaimer: Job openings advertised to create a talent pool for future openings.

How to apply

Log onto CWS Careers site: Work with CWS – CWS (

Deadline: 24 Mar 2023