ACDI / VOCA Driver Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI / VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy.

Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI / VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

ACDI / VOCA currently has approximately 49 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $151 million.

Job Title: Driver

Project: Kenya Office

Department: Operations

Location: Nairobi

Reports To: Operations Manager

Grade: 3

Job Summary: The Driver is responsible for the safe transport of ACDI/VOCA staff and ensuring the vehicles are properly maintained and kept in good technical condition.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent will be responsible for providing transport services project wide to transport project employees on official duty to and from specified places whenever needed.
  • Operate passenger vehicles as directed by the supervisor.
  • Transport project employees and other visitors as assigned
  • Deliver or pick up mails and miscellaneous items to or from specified places.
  • Ensure washing and cleanliness of assigned vehicle.
  • Maintain vehicles in serviceable condition and performs minor preventative maintenance daily. Alert supervisor when need for repair arises.
  • Record gasoline consumption after each refilling. Organize daily travel routes and juggle conflicting requests.
  • Ensure that the road license and insurance stickers and any other mandatory documents of the vehicles are updated on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that vehicles are equipped with the proper equipment; perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ensure all staff in the vehicle sign the online vehicle log sheet accurately.


  • Secondary School Education and/or Vocational Training required;
  • A minimum of 3 years driving experience, preferably with an NGO. Experience working within North-Eastern Region is an added advantage;
  • Flawless driving record;
  • Current driver’s license – Heavy Duty Vehicles;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct;
  • Good English communication skills;
  • Extensive knowledge of local traffic laws

To Apply:

Please submit a resume to no later than October 23, 2019.

In the subject line, please include the position title.

Resume and all associated application documents shall be provided as a single attachment in and list long-term employment history and any relevant short-term consulting work.

Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.

Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.


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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Transport and Logistics, NGO and UN
Updated: October 16, 2019 — 9:10 pm