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  • Posted: May 10, 2021
    Deadline: May 21, 2021
  • The Northern Rangelands Trust is a non-profit umbrella organization supporting 33 community conservancies across northern Kenya. Its mission is to develop resilient community conservancies, which transform lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.
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    Monitoring And Evaluation Officer

    Purpose of the position:

    The M&E Officer will be responsible for developing and maintaining the NRT Trading information database and impact monitoring system. These monitoring tools are essential components of NRT trading’s efforts to track beneficiary impact, to inform effective decision making and adaptive management, and to report to donors and partners on the effectiveness of their support. The M&E officer will also collaborate with USAID to design the M&E plan for a USAID project, and subsequent implementation and reporting.The Officer will also be expected to assist the NRT Trading CEO to apply for and monitor grant applications, reach out the diversified sources of funding to meet their specific and organization needs.

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    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a subject relevant to Economics, Development Studies, Statistics, Conservation, and/or Monitoring and Evaluation is required at a minimum.
    • At least 3 years’ experience working on project impact monitoring systems, data analysis and information management, and monitoring and evaluation.
    • Experience in databases, SQL, ACCESS, GIS (ArcGIS, QGIS) and ability to create reports with effective visualization and communicationwill be viewed favorably.
    • Dataoriented personality with a keen eye for detail, data analysis and presentation.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with local communities and diverse teams.
    • Experience with community development and field research and monitoring.
    • Excellent people management and communication skills and experience.
    • Excellent and confident public speaking and presentation skills.
    • Good Command of English and Kiswahili.

    The successful candidate will be based in NRT Trading HQ within Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.Isiolo, Meru and Nanyuki are the nearest major towns.

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    Communications Officer

    Purpose of the position:

    NRT Trading is looking for an experienced and passionate communications professional able to lead the development and implementation of a communication strategy in close collaboration with our donors (USAID and The Nature Conservancy), community conservancies and NRT partners. The job holder will report to CEO of NRT Trading. S/he will be responsible for working with the CEO to create a communications strategy for a potential USAIDfunded project and oversee the implementation over a 3year time period. In addition, the communications officer will collaborate with a digital design agency to launch the NRT Trading website and assist NRT Trading businesses and programs with their external and internal communication,including fact sheets and presentations, donor reports, video and social media content.

    S/he will be required to travel from the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy HQ to the community conservancies regularly, liaising with county coordinators, programme leads and community conservancy managers to conduct field reporting, or provide event support.

    Full Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate to design the communications strategy for a USAID project, and subsequent implementation.
    • Launch website and update it periodically.
    • Develop external and internal communication,including fact sheets and presentations, video, print and social media content for NRT Trading businesses and programs. Collaborate with the team to finalize donor reports.
    • Project manage film making with agencies.
    • Develop branding designs and materials.

    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum 2years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience writing, editing, and proofreading printed or online content for diverse audiences.
    • Experience using social media as a professional communication tool.
    • Experience working in Africa and communicating with African audiences.
    • Fluency in English and Swahili required, both verbal and written.

    The successful candidate will be based in NRT Trading HQ within Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.Isiolo, Meru and Nanyuki are the nearest majors towns

    Method of Application

    If your profile matches the above job specifications, please send your application including a 2-PAGE CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime telephone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to reach us by close of business on Friday, 21st MAY 2021 to: [email protected] addressed to: Operations Manager, Northern Rangelands Trust, Private Bag, Isiolo-60300

    Qualified applicants drawn from the membership of conservancies where we operate will have a distinct advantage. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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