Programme Driver at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Programme Driver at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Programme Driver at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Full Time, Fixed Term until 31st December 2024

Based in Nairobi with travel to LSTM Kenya programme sites


We are looking to appoint an experienced Programme Driver to join the International Public Health Team based in Kenya.


Under the supervision of the Finance and Operations Manager, this role will be responsible for operating and maintaining transportation vehicles with a focus on efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel and/or commodities to ensure adequate and efficient logistical support to implement LSTM’s programmes in Kenya.


Key responsibilities are (but not limited to): Programme Driver 


  • Office and programmes support and Vehicle maintenance: Responsible for accurate maintenance of the vehicle log books; Overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; Maintenance of vehicles; Ensure that all regulations are followed in case of accidents or incidences; Input to the preparation of monthly vehicle operation and management reports.
  • Vehicle reports & records: Keep correct/proper and neatly recorded vehicle log sheets and submit to the supervisor on monthly basis for review, checking and feedback; Ensure that vehicle is used for the intended/assigned purpose; Monitoring of fuel consumption and report any irregularities.
  • Office support: Assist in Local Purchases; General office and administration duties, Storekeeping and maintenance; Filing and archiving of finance & procurement.


The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary, multi-national research team. You will be a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual who will be able to solve challenges as they arise. Ideally, you will also demonstrate:


  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade of C or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Valid driving license and valid for any of the classes of vehicles which the officer is required to drive
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya police
  • Extensive driving experience
  • Experience of working in a multinational or non-governmental organisation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to demonstrate a professional client-oriented approach
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Closing Date:  13th November 2023


We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore, an early submission of application is encouraged. 


Application Process: To apply for the position click on the apply link and upload your CV and Covering Letter.  Only applications received via LSTM website will be accepted.


About LSTM

Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases.  Through the creation of effective links with governments, NGOs, private organisations and global institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

LSTM Kenya, is an affiliate of LSTM UK, works with the Kenya Ministry of Health (MoH) at national and county level to improve health outcomes and healthcare services.   Operational since January 2013, it coordinates delivery of research programmes in close collaboration with the MoH at various levels and other stakeholders within Kenya.

Inclusion is central to our values at LSTM


We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diversity across our communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. LSTM selects candidates based on skills, qualifications, and experience.

We welcome conversations about flexible working; and applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers

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Look at some of the great work we have achieved over the past year by viewing our annual report:LSTM Annual Report 2021 – 2022

LSTM actively promotes Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding Policies 

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