Regional Rangerlands Coordinator (Isiolo) Job vacancy at Northern Rangelands Trust 2021

Reporting to Senior Rangelands Officer he / she will work closely with the NRT’s Senior Rangelands Officer and NRT’s Natural Resource Management Director in strengthening community rangeland management practices – informed by traditional knowledge and science – for the communities to build resilience to droughts, through implementation of rangelands management activities. The position will support the implementation of activities and land management activities within the EU Ranger / AMAYA project landscape and EU resilient project.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Develop innovative and effective work-plans for the EU-Ranger project guided by the overall NRT strategy.
  2. Consolidate, oversee and manage the implementation of rangelands related activities
  3. Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation of the entire EU Ranger rangelands program in consultation with the NRT senior rangelands officer.
  4. In support of the senior rangelands officer – understand and execute expenditure of the EU Ranger rangelands program budget through the respective target community conservancies
  5. Regular communication and follow-up with respective partners.
  6. Overseeing all training on rangelands matters.
  7. To include capturing and capacity building on ‘best practice’ rangeland management; rehabilitation, awareness and management at all levels.
  8. Initiate and maintain a network of contacts to leverage community experience and learning in the field of rangelands management.
  9. Consolidate and oversee reporting and share accordingly to the senior rangelands officer
  10. Representing NRT in conferences / other engagements where necessary
  11. Supervise and coordinate implementation of Veg-CoMMS monitoring

Requirements

  1. Bachelor degree in range management or natural resources management or other related field.
  2. Minimum 5 years of professional work experience in community management of natural resources approaches.
  3. Proficient and experienced in planning, monitoring, and reporting of project activities in relevant field in multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations.
  4. Excellent interpersonal, networking, communication, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  5. Experience of working with people from diverse backgrounds, demonstrating respect for, and understanding of, cultural differences.
  6. Ability to work in challenging environments and deliver on tight deadlines.
  7. Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  8. Adaptable and flexibly resilience to respond to changes.
  9. Exceptional organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail.
  10. High degree of professionalism in dealing with diverse groups of people, including Board members, senior executives, staff, community leaders, donors, and funded partners.
  11. Make appropriate, informed decisions regarding priorities and available time.
  12. Ability to react with appropriate levels of urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround.
  13. Able to maintain a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information.
  14. Excellent judgment is essential.

Method of Application

If your profile matches the above job specifications, please send your application including a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime telephone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to reach us by close of business on Tuesday 22nd June, 2021 to: hr@nrtkenya.org addressed to: Operations Director, Northern Rangelands Trust, Private Bag, Isiolo-60300 .Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted