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Partnership & Wildlife Co-Existence Deputy Director Job, Current Director Jobs in Kenya,

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PARTNERSHIP AND WILDLIFE CO-EXISTENCE TWO (2)
POSTS V/NO. 252/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 99, 900 – Ksh. 169,140 p.m (CSG 6)
House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000 – 50,000 p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16, 000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of Principal Partnership and Wildlife Co-Existence Officer, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Wildlife Management, Natural Resource Management, Marine Resources Management, Environmental Science, Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management, Environmental Conservation, Environmental Resource Conservation, Environmental Management and Conservation, Environmental Studies and Community Development, Environmental Studies and Community Resource Conservation, Environmental Planning and Management, Range Management, Bio
    Resource Conservation and Management, Coastal and Marine Resource Management, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Zoology, or any other related qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya; and
  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of wildlife function.

Duties and Responsibilities

The officer at this level will assist the director in the overall management of the directorate or be deployed to be in-charge of a division. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • coordinating the development and the implementation of policies and strategies for collaborative wildlife management and human-wildlife conflict management;
  • coordinating development of frameworks and platforms for promotion of cooperation between the national and county governments, private sector, NGOs and such other institutions engaged in wildlife protection, conservation and management;
  • coordinating the implementation of strategies for effective mitigation of human wildlife conflicts and adverse processes and activities affecting wildlife conservation;
  • coordinating establishment of effective wildlife compensation schemes in consultation with relative stakeholders;
  • coordinating development of frameworks and mechanisms for resolution of disputes, complaints and alternative dispute related to human wildlife conflicts;
  • coordinating the implementation of strategies and guidelines on exploration,
  •  coordinating, designing and implementation strategies for monitoring, evaluation and securing wildlife corridor and dispersal areas;
  • coordinating development and implementation of a framework for sensitization, education, public outreach and involvement of relevant stakeholders in wildlife conservation and management; and
  • coordinating development and implementation of a monitoring and evaluation strategy for mainstreaming community engagement in natural resource management.

How To Apply

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

Please Note:

  • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
  • Those who applied earlier need not re-apply. Applications should reach the Commission on or before 29th September 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time)
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