Conservancy Operations Manager Jobs in Laikipia - Kenya

Conservancy Operations Manager Jobs in Laikipia - Kenya


  • A well established Conservancy in Laikipia is looking for an Operations Manager with vast experience in mechanical engineering and people management skills. Being a senior role, the ideal candidate will report to the Chief Executive Officer.

    Key responsibilities

  • Supervising and overseeing machinery and equipment by ensuring regular scheduled service, maintenance and replacement where necessary.

  • Supervising and planning overall operations of the Conservancy.

  • Establishing efficient operational systems for purchase, storage and usage of spare parts and fuel.

  • Establishing a functional health and safety system to avert risks.

  • Supervising all drivers and plant operators through a functional logistics schedule.

  • Managing infrastructures including buildings, fence and roads among others.

  • Integral link between the Conservancy and communities through elders and local administration to establish a strong Corporate Social Responsibility Program (CSRP).

    Experience and qualifications

  • BSc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, OR Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with relevant experience of over 7 years in a busy agricultural establishment.

  • Good knowledge of building practices, mechanical and auto engineering.

  • Computer literate.

  • Fluent
    in spoken and written English and Swahili.

    Skills and attributes

  • Good mechanical and technical skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • People management skills.

  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities.

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

  • Understanding of ecosystem management.

  • Team player with ability to work in a cosmopolitan environment.

    How to Apply

  • Application Letter stating current and expected salary, updated CV and testimonials to be sent to

  • hr@mukutanconservancy.org by close of business on 31st August 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you don’t hear from us two weeks after the application deadline, kindly consider yourself unsuccessful.


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