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

    Duties and Responsibilities      

    • The Director, Partnership and Wildlife Co-Existence will coordinate  and  provide oversight in the formulation and implementation of policies and strategies necessary for partners, stakeholder, and communities to participate in sustainable wildlife conservation, utilization, and human wildlife conflict resolutions.  

    Specific duties and responsibilities include:  

    • providing leadership in formulation and implementation of wildlife policies, regulations and guidelines outside parks and reserves;
    • promoting cooperation between the national and county governments, private sector, NGOs, conservancies, and such other institutions engaged in wildlife protection, conservation and management;
    • promoting effective mitigation of human wildlife conflicts, support piloting of different mitigation strategies to reduce human wildlife conflict and develop guidelines; 
    • promoting establishment of effective wildlife compensation schemes in consultation with stakeholders;
    • developing comprehensive public outreach and awareness programs embedded within public participation strategies, including e-learning platforms;
    • promoting creation of a culture of conservation in the youths through projects and partnerships in wildlife conservation stewardship;
    • coordinating implementation, monitoring and evaluation of strategies for securing wildlife corridors and dispersal areas;
    • promoting sustainable exploitation and utilization of wildlife resources;
    • coordinating formulation of policies and strategies for alternative income generating ventures/activities from wildlife resources for communities;
    • coordinating the county governments and communities to establish new reserves, conservancies and sanctuaries where applicable.

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

    • served for a cumulative period of twelve (12) years, Three (3) years of which  should be at the grade of Assistant Director Partnership and Wildlife Co-Existence CSG ‘7’ and above  or in a comparable and relevant positions in the wider public service  or private sector;
    • a Bachelors degree in any of the following areas: Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Management, Range Management, Environmental Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications or relevant and comparable qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results; and
    • demonstrated a clear understanding in the formulation, development and interpretation of wildlife policies and legislation.

    Note:- Possession of a Masters degree in a relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya will be considered an added advantage.  

    Method of Application

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

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