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  • Posted: Jun 5, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2023
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    Deputy Director - Partnership and Wildlife Co-Existence - 3 Positions

    Duties and responsibilities
    The Deputy Director 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 include:

    • coordinating development and 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 the County Governments, Private Sector, NGOs and such other institutions engaged in Wildlife Protection, Conservation and Management;
    • coordinating development and 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 stake holders; 
    • coordinating development and implementation of a framework and mechanisms for resolution of disputes, complaints and other alternative dispute related to human wildlife conflicts; 
    • coordinating development of strategies and guideline on exploitation, utilization and equitable sharing of accrued benefits from wildlife resources; 
    • coordinating development and implementation of frameworks for joint implementation of resolutions, agreements and protocols;
    • coordinating, designing and implementation of 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. 

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

    • served for cumulative ten (10) years, three (3) of which should be 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:
    • a Bachelors degree from a recognized university in any of the following areas: Wildlife Management, Natural Resources Management, Marine Resource Management, Environmental Science, Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management, Environmental Management and Conservation, Environmental Studies and Community Development, Environmental Studies and Community Resource Conservation, Environment Planning and Management, Range Management, Bio Resource Conservation and Management, Coastal and Marine Resource Management, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Zoology or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • 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. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife on to apply

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