28 Oct 2019

Director (Partnership & Wildlife Co-Existence) at PSC

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  • Served for a minimum period of cumulative twelve (12) years, three of which should be at a senior level of policy formulation and management either in the public sector or the Private Sector;
  • A Bachelors degree in either Natural Resources Management, Social Sciences, Education or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s degree in either Natural Resources Management, Social Sciences, Education or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • 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.

Responsibilities

The Director will be responsible for the management of the Directorate.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Guiding development and review of wildlife policies, regulations and guidelines for management of wildlife outside parks and reserves.
  • Promoting cooperation and coordination with and between the National and County Governments, Private Sector, NGOs, Conservancies and such other institutions engaged in wildlife protection, conservation and management.
  • Ensure development of guidelines for mitigation of human wildlife conflicts and support piloting of different mitigation strategies to reduce human wildlife conflict.
  • Establishment of wildlife compensation schemes and coordinate monitoring of compensation claims.
  • Ensure prompt and adequate support to bereaved families.
  • Establish and maintain a database on the types, extent, causes and impacts of human wildlife conflicts and mitigation measures and prepare periodic reports on status of human and wildlife conflicts;
  • Developing comprehensive public outreach and awareness programs embedded with public participation;
  • Develop strategies for stakeholder engagement to enhance wildlife protection, wildlife fences, game-proof barriers, wildlife corridors and dispersal area, community wildlife programs
  • Coordinate partnership programs with NGO’s and other partners on wildlife conservation;
  • Promote sustainable utilization of wildlife resources;
  • Coordinate formulation of policies and strategies for alternative income generating ventures/activities from wildlife resources for communities and mobilization of resources
  • Coordinate the county governments and communities to establish new reserves, conservancies and sanctuaries where applicable.
  • Prepare and update a database of wildlife industry stakeholders.
  • Coordinate preparation and implementation of MoUs and other agreements with partners and stakeholders.
  • Mobilize resources for identified conservation programmes.

How to Apply

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

online through one of the Commission’s websites www.publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke

OR

by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.

Please Note

Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMMISSION HOUSE

P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100

NAIROBI

so as to reach the Commission on or before 12th November 2019






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