Public Service Commission Deputy Director, Wildlife Research, Policy and Innovation Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Deputy Director, Wildlife Research, Policy and Innovation Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of Principal Wildlife Research, Policy and Innovation Officer, CSG 8 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; and

  • 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.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The officer at this level will assist the director in the overall management of the directorate
    or be deployed to be in-charge of a division.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • coordinating the development and implementation of national wildlife management and conservation policies, strategies, regulations and guidelines on
    research , training and innovation;

  • coordinating the implementation of international treaties, protocols and agreements on wildlife management and conservation;

  • coordinating
    development of monitoring and implementation framework for National Wildlife strategy;

  • preparing regulations and guidelines for granting concession , permits and licenses
    for wildlife user rights;

  • preparing proposals for mobilization of resources for implementation of the National Wildlife strategy and other projects;

  • preparing Bills and responses to parliamentary queries on Wildlife Conservation and management and keeping abreast with the legislative concerns to Wildlife Conservation;

  • coordinating the development and implementation of a strategy of promoting innovation and strategic investments for sustainable use of wildlife resources
    including bio-prospecting;

  • coordinating the development and implementation of regulations and guidelines for species recovery and maintenance;

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

  • coordinating the development and implementation of guidelines for capacity building and provision of extension services to broaden the scope of sustainable wildlife utilization; and

  • maintaining data-base on all wildlife research activities

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Service Commission Deputy Director, Wildlife Research, Policy and Innovation Jobs in Kenya


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