African Entrepreneur Collective Driver – Kakuma Jobs in Kenya

About the Company

Inkomoko provides a combination of training, consulting, and access to finance to entrepreneurs to create thriving communities in Kenya.

Founded in 2012, Inkomoko has worked with more than 41,000 entrepreneurs across East Africa, including thousands of refugee entrepreneurs, resulting in thousands of new jobs.

We have been operating in Kakuma/Kalobeyei/Turkana since 2019, and have 22 staff currently in the Kakuma office, working across all areas of KKT.

Company Values

All staff at Inkomoko are connected to a shared set of organizational values:

Purpose: be solutions-oriented and produce high-quality work and be a global leader.

Achievement: push yourself to reach beyond what you think is possible.

Improvement: be humble and committed to continuous learning and growing through giving and receiving open and accurate feedback.

Bravery: willing to take risks, create a safe space for others, be compassionate, inclusive.

Turikumwe/Tuko Pamoja/ Abren Nen (“We are together”): appreciate your colleagues, celebrate success, and support each other in hard times.

About the Opportunity

The Driver core responsibilities will be as follows:

Safely drive assigned office vehicle, following all Kenya road laws as well as company regulations

Identify and remedy any potential safety issues related to the movement of staff and passengers

Conduct daily maintenance checks to ensure vehicle safety & hygiene prior to driving

Ensure proper insurance and registration is up-to-date at all times

Perform both preventative and regular maintenance on assigned vehicles

Keep consistent vehicle maintenance records and fuel consumption records

Keeping mileage logs and collect daily vehicle schedules

Schedule and update on major car service appointments and report any issues

Organize and manage any additional transport vendors required for the company’s business, working with our established procurement policies

Perform any other duties as assigned by the company.

Minimum Qualifications

We are looking for candidates who has an impeccable driving record, knows the communities in which we operate, and can have both mechanical skills and good judgment:

Must be a member of the Turkana West Transport & Drivers Association

Valid drivers license issued in Kenya

Basic mechanic training is required.

Clean driving record, without any accidents in the past two years

Previous training in defensive driving and driving for security of passengers

Basic writing, reading skills and basic education

Good communicator in Swahili and English

Ability to access and use a smartphone 24/7 is a plus

Must be willing to live in Kakuma, and have flexible working hours

Candidate should work for any other organization while working for Inkomoko

What You’ll Get

This role is a tremendous opportunity to work in a high-growth, mission-driven organization.

Our compensation includes both a great culture and a competitive market-based package, including:

Incredible company culture, including deep investment in your learning and growth, and a commitment to inclusion and diversity

Opportunity to work with a talented, passionate, and committed team of professionals across the region

Ability to make a significant social impact and contribute to economic growth

Competitive salary, and potential KPI-based bonus

Favorable policies like health insurance, staff savings program, parental leave, sabbatical program, and more.

Application Deadline: 7th November 2022

How to Apply

If you have matching qualifications for the role, please submit your cover letter and CV.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a driving test in Nairobi.

Inkomoko is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Refugees, women, and persons who reflect the diverse communities we serve are strongly encouraged to apply.

As a company we have policies in place that promote diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels.

Note: We do not employ staff whose background is not suitable.

All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks.

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