Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife Director - Wildlife, Research Policy & Innovation Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife Director - Wildlife, Research Policy & Innovation Jobs in Kenya


Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

  • served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the grade of Assistant Director Wildlife Research, Policy and Innovation, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;

  • a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Wildlife Management, Natural Resource Management, Marine Resources Management, Environmental Science, Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management, Environmental Conservation, Environmental Resource Conservation, Environmental Management and Conservation, Environmental Studies and Community Development, Environmental Studies and Community Resource Conservation, Environmental Planning and Management, Range Management, Bio Resource Conservation and Management, Coastal and Marine Resource Management, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Zoology, or any other related qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • a Masters degree in Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Management, Range Management, Environmental Science, or any other related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya.

  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of wildlife function.

    Responsibilities:

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The officer at this level will be answerable to the Secretary Wildlife for providing leadership in the Directorate.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • developing, implementing and reviewing the national wildlife management and conservation policies, strategies, regulations and guidelines on research, training and innovation;

  • developing and implementing strategy for promoting innovation and strategic investments
    for sustainable use of wildlife resource including bioprospecting;

  • implementing the international treaties, protocols and agreements on wildlife management and conservation;

  • establishing data integration and sharing platform for wildlife sector;

  • establishing wildlife innovation hubs, forming collaborations and partnerships with relevant stakeholders in support of research, training and innovations;

  • facilitating research in new and emerging technologies in wildlife conservation and management;

  • designing strategies for disaster management and disaster mitigation and reduction in wildlife conservation;

  • developing a framework for monitoring and implementing the national wildlife strategy and policy;

  • spearheading preparation of regulations and guidelines for granting concessions, permit and licenses for wildlife user rights;

  • preparing bills and responses to parliamentary queries on wildlife conservation and management

  • developing and implementing strategies and guidelines on establishment and conservation of national parks, national reserves, marine parks, marine reserves in community and public lands; and

  • implementing and reviewing of the division’s strategic plans, budgets, procurement plans and performance targets, training and development of staff;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife Director - Wildlife, Research Policy & Innovation Jobs in Kenya


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