Job Opportunity at Lutheran World Relief (LWR), Temporary Driver 2021

Job Opportunity at Lutheran World Relief (LWR), Temporary Driver 2021 

Temporary Driver


Organization profile: Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is the US international non-profit organization which supports development and strengthening of farmer organizations and networks to work across the agriculture value chain and engage with external stakeholders. Through LWR’s support, we seek to improve the financial sustainability, external and internal credibility, and legitimacy of farmer organizations, while also ensuring the internal cohesion of their members. Capacity development is, therefore, woven into the entirety of LWR’s work, both to achieve better programming outcomes, build sustainability and resiliency. LWR also works with farmer associations to improve the gender balance of their organizational leadership and ensuring that men and women have equitable access to services such as credit and input provision, improved access to markets and trainings targeting their specific needs. LWR is looking for experienced temporal driver 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driving program vehicles as directed and performs basic maintenance procedures to ensure the longest working life possible for this vital capital equipment.
  • Keeping track of maintenance record of vehicle (s) to ensure that service schedules are adhered to and to remind the employer in advance when vehicle service is due.
  • Providing advance notice to drive project vehicle in the filed for LWR programs.
  • Deliver parcels, letters and other relevant items to office and businesses as appropriate and while on safari when directed.
  • Drive long distance with or without LWR Staff when required and adhere with the rules and regulations.
  • Ensure necessary steps are taken as required by rules and regulations in case of involvement in an accident
  • Ensure that the vehicle is always clean and in good order and all the documentation e.g., Insurance & Road license are up to date.
  • Carrying out any other duties as assigned by your superiors.

Car Security & Maintenance

  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is always kept secure
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. 
  • Taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes, and locations (including current radio news on traffic conditions) to update daily 
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, prepare vehicle spare parts inventory 
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, and mileage at end of each month.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Must have at least Form IV education.
  • Must have at least Advanced Driver’s Certificate Grade Two from the National Institute of Transport
  • Must have a valid driver’s license of C1 level.
  • Should have at least 5 years’ experience with good driving record with no major accidents in the past 3 years. Experience in NGO setting will be an added advantage.

How to apply; To apply please send your cover letter and CV to by no later than 25th November 2021.

The subject line should read: “ Temporary Driver” Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.



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