Project Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Summary

This role shall be crucial in assisting the
implementation of project activities on rangeland, wetland, forests and farm
level restoration practices to enhance Landscape Restoration in Loitokitok
sub-county. This position contributes towards the implementation of the
“Large-scale Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) in Africa: Tree-rich landscapes
to foster biodiversity, climate change resilience and better livelihoods”
programme in Amboseli, Kenya.

Roles & Responsibilities

Assist in the implementation of the
project activities in line with work plans/ action plans.

Assist in technical support in project
planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation.

Assist to mobilize and engage partners
within a diverse landscape restoration space.

Assist in implementing participatory
landscape restoration with relevant communities.


Assist in timely reporting and
documentation of project activities.

Ensure prudence management of project
resources and assets.

Required Education & Experience :

A Bachelor’s degree in Natural
Resource Management or related field of studies.

At least three years of field
experience in natural resources management issues,

Have experience in forest, rangeland,
wetland and farm level resource management, forestry extension or farm forestry
in Kenya,

Have a good understanding of landscape
initiatives in Kenya, resource assessment at national & local level,
addressing socio-economic factors, resource threats impacting the landscape
& key farm forestry/forest resources, developing and implementing
conservation plans.

A proven ability to work effectively
with local Civil Society Organizations and facilitating links between
government and communities.

Have a good understanding of community
development.

Required
Skills/Abilities

Proven hands-on experience in
landscape restoration

Project administration and management

Knowledgeable in contemporary issues
on rangeland, wetlands, forests and farm level restoration practices

Excellent skills in stakeholder
engagement including local communities and partnership-building

Technical report writing

Good interpersonal skills with the
ability to network and develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels.

Financial management skills.

Good understanding and working
relations with diverse partners including national and county governments.

Good command of computer skills.
Knowledge of GIS software will be an added advantage.

Working
Relationships

Internal: Interacts with All WWF-Kenya
staff, particularly those in the Amboseli-Chyulu Sub landscape

External:  Interacts with WWF-Africa
Staff, WWF Network, Government Ministries and Departments, Civil Society
Organizations, the private sector, Service Providers, Regulatory bodies and
other Conservation Agencies.

How To Apply

Click Here To Apply

Applications will close on Monday
5th February 2024.
 Applications will be reviewed on a
rolling basis.

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