The Driver will be based in Nairobi Kenya and report to the Administrative Officer.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of CIP vehicles, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor reports(defect) and arranges for other repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure vehicle use is in compliance with CIP motor vehicle policy.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and organize transfers to hotel.
  • Drive office vehicle for transportation of authorized personnel and delivery/collection of cargo and other items.
  • Make field trips in/or out out-side the country.
  • Operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner and follow always road safety standards.
  • Advise Motor pool manager in due course on minor or major repairs as soon as a problem is detected.
  • Take vehicle at regular intervals for servicing as specified in the manual.
  • Drive CIP staff and partners to the field as needed.
  • Assist in the delivery of mail, equipment, supplies and documents as required.
  • Update the vehicle logbook on a daily basis with the trips undertaken indicating start kms, end kms, the trip description, trip end time and who was responsible for the trip.
  • Liaise regularly with Motor pool manager and provide weekly updates on activities.
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
  • Assist in any other activity as needed.


  • The candidate should have a minimum of a post-secondary school training.
  • At least 2 years of experience required in similar positions with a safe driving record.
  • Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Valid driver’s license (BCE).
  • Basic mechanic knowledge.
  • Certificate of good conduct.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Intermediate level of MS Office.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and ability to exercise initiative and reasonable judgement.
  • Fluent in Kiswahili.
  • Basic level in English (desirable)

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to International Potato Center on to apply

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