RTI International is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition.
With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services.
Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
RTI is currently seeking to fill a vacancy for the Kenya Crops & Dairy Market Systems (KCDMS) Activity which is part of the Feed the Future program, America’s initiative to combat global hunger and poverty.
In this regard, USAID is partnering with RTI International on a 5- year cooperative agreement – KCDMS Activity – to help increase agricultural production and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya.
The project will also spur competitive, resilient market systems in Kenya’s horticulture and dairy sectors.
We seek to recruit an Environmental Specialist to be based in the Nairobi office.
We are currently seeking applications for the following position:
Environmental Specialist – Nairobi based
The Environmental Specialist will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Party / Technical Director and is responsible for providing technical support to project sub offices and stakeholders on environmentally sustainable agricultural systems, best practices, conservation farming, water harvesting, climate change effects, and compliance with environmental impact mitigation measures.
In addition, s/he is expected to contribute fully to the overall objectives of the KCDMS Activity, conducting him/herself in a proper manner at all times as a senior representative of the program.