World Bank Vacancies in Kenya

World Bank Environmental Specialist Vacancies in Kenya


  • The Environmental Specialist will provide technical expertise on a variety of environmental issues related to investment operations, development policy loans, and other instruments, such as technical assistance, including about adaptation to climate change, natural resources management, green and inclusive growth.
  • S/he will participate as team member in the preparation and/or supervision of environmental safeguards policy requirements in different Bank funded operations, including participating in identification missions;
  • Supporting implementation of safeguards policy requirements and seeking opportunities to integrate sound environmental management and policies in various investment operations;
  • Maintaining regular dialogue with the client and enhance their capacity on environmental policies;
  • Contributing to aide memories.


  • The successful candidate should hold an Advanced degree (Masters or higher) in environmental economics, environmental science/engineering, natural resources management or related field, preferably with major in one or more of the following areas:
  • Environmental institutions or policy, environmental health or pollution, forestry, biodiversity or climate change.
  • S/he should have a minimum of 5 years of full-time relevant professional experience in the environment sector in addition to experience
  • Knowledge in one
    or more of the following areas: environmental management, environmental sector policy, or integrated development planning or climate change mitigation or adaption, in various sectors (e.g., water supply and sanitation; transport, energy, natural disaster management, rural development, environmental pollution and health).

    How to apply

  • For the full position description, complete selection criteria and required competencies, candidates are requested to submit an application at
  • Click on >Current job openings > job# 171736.
  • The World Bank is committed to achieving diversity of gender, race, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Closing date is October 18, 2017.

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