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Ol Pejeta Conservancy (OPC) Jobs in Kenya

Latest Jobs Vacancies in Kenya at Ol Pejeta Conservancy (OPC)

18 vacancies
      • Fundraising Associate - Adoption Centre

      • Role Summary Reporting to the Communications and Events Coordinator and working closely with the Voluntary Giving and Communications Specialist. The position’s key objective is to ensure smoo
        • 11 February
      • DevOps Engineer

      • Role Summary Reporting to the Head of Technology, working closely with technology team and all Ol Pejeta Ranching Ltd staff. The incumbent will develop software and software fixes to integrate inte
        • 11 February
      • Water Technician/Plumber

      • Role Summary Reporting to the Water Section Supervisor, the Water Technician will be responsible for the maintaining and servicing of all water infrastructures within and outside the conservancy as
        • 24 January
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      • Drill Rig Operator

      • Role Summary Reporting to the Water Section Supervisor, the Drill Rig Operator will be responsible for the preparation and operation of the drill rig machine, drilling of new bole holes and mainte
        • 24 January
      • Plant Operator

      • Role Summary Reporting to the Deputy Manager- Building & Construction, the plant operator will be responsible for the safe, efficient and effective operation and maintenance of company machiner
        • 24 January
      • Pump/Generator Attendant

      • Job Summary Reporting to the water Section Supervisor, the Pump/Generator Supervisor will be responsible for operating water pumps and generators in their respective stations according to the set p
        • 24 January
      • Internship / Attachment Opportunities

      • Job Details Ol Pejeta works to provide students with a fulfilling work environment by offering internship/attachment opportunities. Students engaged on internship/attachment programmes are fully im
        • 20 November, 2019
      • Tourism Guide

      • The Tourism Guide will report to the Field Officer, and working closely with the entire Tourism, Sales and Marketing Department, as well as liaising with Chimps care givers Role Summary The Tourism
        • 20 November, 2019
      • Store Keeper

      • The Store keeper will report to the Store’s Supervisor in the Procurement and Stores unit of the Finance department. Role Summary The Store Keeper will be responsible for receipt and issua
        • 22 August, 2019
      • Chef

      • Job Details Working under the supervision of the Supervisor Chef and working closely with the entire Field Operations Team, this role will ensure cooking and delivery of agreed menus as per the req
        • 22 July, 2019
      • Head of Tourism, Marketing and Sales

      • Role Summary The role will report to the Head of Operations and Community Development with overall responsibility for all aspects of the tourism operation, as well as the marketing and sales functi
        • 21 February, 2019
      • It Engineer - Conservation Technology Lab

      • Job Description Place in the Organization: The role will report to the Project Manager, Conservation Technology Lab and working with all Ol Pejeta Ranching Ltd staff Role Summary: The position&r
        • 23 April, 2018
      • IT Engineer

      • Place in the Organization: The role will report to the Project Manager, Conservation Technology Lab and working with all Ol Pejeta Ranching Ltd staff Role Summary: The position’s key objectiv
        • 20 April, 2018
      • Water & Agriculture Officer

      • Location: The position is based at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia, Kenya Hours of Work: This is a full time position, working hours 8am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday, and 8:00am &ndash
        • 14 July, 2017
      • Deputy Manager - Enterprise

      • Place in the Organization: The Deputy Manager – Enterprise will report to the Enterprise Consultant and will work closely with the entire Enterprise team and OPC staff. Role Summary: 
        • 10 July, 2017
      • Chief Commercial Officer

      • Specifically:• Increasing revenues from Tourism, Ranching, Agriculture, Fundraising (and future enterprise) for re-investment into effective conservation and community development•
        • 16 May, 2017
      • Livestock Administrator

      • Role Summary: Working under the supervision of the Head of Livestock; Working together with the entire Livestock department whilst liaising with all Ol  Pejeta departments, the preferred candidat
        • 04 November, 2016
      • Tourism Education Clerk

      • Role Summary:   Working under the supervision of the Deputy Manager – Tourism and working together with the entire tourism team whilst liaising with all OPC departmental heads the prefe
        • 29 September, 2016

About Ol Pejeta Conservancy (OPC)

Ol Pejeta is the largest black rhino sanctuary in east Africa, and home to three of the world’s last remaining northern white rhino. It is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a Sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market. It has some of the highest predator densities in Kenya, and still manages a very successful livestock programme. Ol Pejeta also seeks to support the people living around its borders, to ensure wildlife conservation translates to better education, healthcare and infrastructure for the next generation of wildlife guardians. In 2004, the ranch was purchased by the U.K.-based conservation organisation, Fauna &Flora International (FFI), with the financial backing of the Arcus Foundation, a private international philanthropic organisation founded by Jon Stryker. The land purchase was wholly funded by a $15 million donation from the Arcus Foundation, which worked in tandem with FFI and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy to secure the 90,000 acres of open Savannah grassland and convert it to a national land trust. The conservation of the natural habitat, located in Kenya’s Laikipia Plateau, ensured the protection of existing rhino, elephant, and other wildlife populations in addition to captive chimpanzees living in a 300-acre sanctuary. The Arcus Foundation also gave $12 million to fund capital and institutional development costs at the conservancy. That initial injection of funding allowed Ol Pejeta Conservancy to fulfill its business model as a Kenyan-owned operation benefiting local community development and economic growth in addition to its impact on conservation. Today, the Arcus Foundation continues to support the conservancy through its membership on the Board of Trustees and the funding of various initiatives. In 2014, Ol Pejeta achieved IUCN Green List status, one of only two conservancies in Africa to be awarded this. IUCN Green Listing aims to define excellence in managing valuable natural areas. We have also been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence three years running - a testament to the incredible experiences treasured by all who visit Ol Pejeta. In 2015, we published our 2020 Management Plan - which was developed by our staff in consultation with a range of stakeholders, and sets out our vision for the years leading up to 2020, outlining the major projects that will help us to deliver our vision. We want to become an innovative and sustainable model that conserves biodiversity (particularly endangered species) and contributes to economic growth and the improvement of the livelihoods of rural communities.

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