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Position: Forest Conservation Secretary

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A minimum service period of eighteen (18) years in the field of environment and natural resources and currently serving in the grade of Deputy Director, CSG 6 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Wider Public Service or Private Sector
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmental Science, Forestry, Natural Resource Management or any other related field from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmental Science, Forestry, Natural Resource Management or any other related field from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Strategic Leadership Course from a recognized institution
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in environmental, natural resources and related sectoral policies in national development agenda
  • Demonstrated professional competence, high integrity and leadership capability in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing leadership and coordinating review, formulation, development and interpretation of forestry policies and legislations and monitoring implementation
  • Developing and coordinating strategic initiatives, projects and programmes in the forests sector for achievement of Vision 2030 targets on increasing forest cover
  • Providing leadership in developing and coordinating monitoring implementation of policies, guidelines and proposals on response to climate change adaptation and mitigation measures at the national and international levels
  • Coordinating regulatory functions, setting national and county standards, rules, guidelines as required by policies and legislation in the sector
  • Developing a sector-wide approach framework for mobilizing resources under comprehensive public-private-partnerships for supporting coordination of forest reforms and development
  • Developing and coordinating the linkages among the National and County governments, SAGAs and all other stakeholders, including review and approval of agreements with National land Commission and stakeholders on management of forests resources on public, community and private lands
  • Developing bi-annual National Status reports on Management and Conservation of forests for presentation to Parliament
  • Identifying and advising the Cabinet Secretary and the Principal Secretary on Forest development matters and bottlenecks that constrain the smooth implementation of forestry policies and legislations
  • Developing and implementing linkages with regional and international organizations and stating government positions on forestry policies in the management boards and institutions

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Position: Director, Multi-Lateral Environmental Agreements and Domestication 

Qualifications and Requirements

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

  • A minimum service period of fifteen (15) years in the field of environment and natural resources and currently serving at CSG 6 or in a comparable and relevant position in the Wider Public Service or Private Sector
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmental Science, Environmental Law, Natural Resource Management or any other related field from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmental Science, Environmental Law, Natural Resource Management or any other related field from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution
  • A demonstrated professional competence, high integrity and leadership capability in work performance and results

Duties and responsibilities

  • Providing leadership in negotiation and engagement in international, regional and national environmental governance and related processes; advising the Government on issues related to fulfillment of international obligations under Multilateral Environment Agreements (MEAs)
  • Designing and reviewing strategies for domestication of Multi-Lateral Environmental agreements, protocols and conventions
  • Coordinating issues related to environmental conventions and international agreements, regional protocols, in liaison with other ministries, lead agencies and stakeholders
  • Ensuring domestication of environmental agreements in line with national policies, legislation, development plans and programmes
  • Coordinating the preparation of country position papers and background papers for presentation in national and international for a
  • Coordinating the preparation of status reports on ratification of MEAs and their implications
  • Mainstreaming international protocols and environment agreements in the national environment agenda (policies, strategies, national Environmental Action Plans) in liaison with other ministries, lead agencies and stakeholders
  • Coordinating all activities of MEAs focal points and desk officers and enabling effectiveness.

Position: Secretary Enviroment and Climate Change Mitigation

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Qualifications and Requirements

For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of eighteen (18) years and currently serving in the grade of Deputy Director CSG 6 and above or a comparable position in the Wider Public Service or Private Sector
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental Science, Environmental Planning and Management, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Law, Environmental Governance, Environmental Policy or any other related field from a recognized institution
  • A Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental Science, Environmental Planning and Management, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Law, Environmental Governance, Environmental Policy or any other related field from a recognized institution
  • A Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution
  • Vast experience in community/ local level natural resources management approaches
  • Demonstrated experience in environmental governance and donor funding
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in environmental and related sectoral policies in national development agenda
  • Demonstrated professional competence, high integrity and leadership capability in work performance and results

Duties and responsibilities

  • Offering technical leadership and vision in matters of environmental/ natural resource management in the country
  • Formulation, interpretation and monitoring environment and natural resources and related sectorial policies
  • Communicating environment and natural resource policies to the departments and related sectorial policies
  • Overall coordination of the environmental and natural resource programmes in the Ministry
  • Linking environment and natural resources issues from the respective departments and parastatals and the Ministry headquarters
  • Advising the Government on environmental legislation and its implications
  • Identifying bottlenecks that constrain the smooth implementation of environmental and natural resource policies
  • Developing and implementing linkages with regional and international organizations and stakeholders on environmental and natural resources matters and ensuring domestication of international environment agreements and protocols
  • Stating Government positions on environment and natural resource policies in management Boards and institutions
  • Forge linkages and promote environment mainstreaming in Government and in all sectors of the economy

Position: Director-Climate Change

Qualifications and Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Climate Change, CSG 6 or in a comparable position in the Wider Public Service or Private Sector
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the disciplines: Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Engineering, Environment Law, Environmental Planning and Management, Meteorology, Climatology, Law, Economics or any other related field from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Masters degree in any of the disciplines: Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Engineering, Environment Law, Environmental Planning and Management, Meteorology, Climatology, Law, Economics or any other related field from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution
  • A proven track record of teamwork, leadership, good knowledge of international, regional and national obligations, policies and regulations relating to climate change
  • An understanding of climate change negotiations and financial mechanism
  • Demonstrated professional competence, high integrity and leadership capability in work performance and results

Duties and responsibilities

  • Coordinate and be responsible for the day to day running and administration of the Directorate
  • Providing analytical support on climate change to the various sector ministries, agencies and county Government
  • Establishing and managing a national registry for appropriate mitigation actions by public and private entities
  • Coordinating the national knowledge and information management centre for collating, verifying, refining and disseminating knowledge and information on climate change
  • Coordinating implementation of the gender and intergenerational climate change education, consultation and learning at the national and county governments levels
  • Advising the Cabinet Secretary on matters relating to legislation, policy coordination, regulation and monitoring of climate change governance; (vii)maintaining custody of the seal of the Council
  • Jointly with the Chairperson of the council, authenticate the affixing of the seal of the council on documents and records of the council
  • Coordinating resource mobilization for climate change projects and other initiatives
  • Coordinating and representing the Ministry in international, regional and national climate change negotiations and meetings
  • Coordinating, facilitating and undertaking performance management and appraisal of the staff in the Directorate
  • Coordinating the climate change related programmes /projects

Close Date : 30/12/2019 To Apply and For More Information Click Here

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