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NGO Jobs in Nairobi Kenya – WWF

WWF- The global conservation organization, Kenya, is seeking to recruit a:
 
GIS & Modeling Expert
 
(To be based in Nairobi)
 
The GIS & Modelling Expert will be responsible for Geospatial Data Modeling, analytics and management programmes as well as to build and manage a centralised Knowledge Management Database within the WWF-Kenya.
 
The incumbent will have the following key roles:
  • Detailed understanding of either proposed, planned and/or ongoing major developments going on at the continent;
  • Proactively reach out to WWF offices in Africa and other partners to assess and determine the type of decision support tools required to inform such developments;
  • Apply an integrated/holistic/multivariate approach in Modeling geospatial and statistical data to different visualization frameworks;
  • Undertaking analysis of developments along Integrated Resource Corridors;
  • Identify relevant indicators to monitor WWF-Kenya work related to spatial/land use planning;
  • Assessing viability and consistency of the information gathered and converting such information into valuable models;
  • Review the current situation of land use planning in WWF Kenya’s conservation areas and identify key entry points for its development and implementation;
  • Identifying international case studies of merit with their key success factors to inform spatial/land use planning work in Kenya and the region;
  • Influence preparation and implementation of County spatial plans in Kenya;
  • Publish papers of public and scientific relevance and interest in peer reviewed journals;
  • Other duties as may be identified and assigned.
The prospective candidate should possess:
  • An advanced degree in Computing, Analytics, Statistics, Climatology or Geospatial sciences.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in Computer Modeling, scenario planning and statistics and probability, three of which must be at Climate Change Modeling;
  • Proven production of decision support tools for development using an integrated approach;
  • Demonstrable experience of successful advocacy with a range of stakeholders in a spatial/land-use planning context;
  • Established experience of influencing development of spatial/land-use plans and/or policies;
  • Experience in developing and designing effective baseline information systems;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Kenya’s natural resource sector;
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should email a cover letter and CV with ‘GIS & Modelling Expert’ on the subject line to the POD Manager, WWF-Kenya -hresource@wwfkenya.org not later than 19th February 2016. 

Information Management Officer
 
(To be based in Nairobi)
 
The Information Management Officer will be responsible for implementing WWF-Kenya’s Information Management strategy; to customize applications and systems to user needs, to analyze and disseminate information effectively across Offices.

The incumbent will have the following key roles:
  • Customize WWF-Kenya’s data and information visualization platforms;
  • Participates in data management improvement projects;
  • Identify new information and data requirements to support operations and partners in the region;
  • Design and implement a structured dissemination plan for all information products and services as appropriate;
  • Conducts outreach to internal and external data entities to develop partnerships and data sharing relationships;
  • Research innovative methods and techniques for analysing and visualizing data in support of reporting;
  • Evaluates adequacy of existing data tools and Implements new technologies in information management;
  • Develops training materials and user manuals; trains staff in use of data management systems;
  • Assists in geospatial & statistical data mobilization from different data centres & institutions;
  • Supports the promotion of data and information sharing within the conservation community;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
The prospective candidate should possess:
  • Minimum University degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Geospatial Sciences or a related field;
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant job experience in information management;
  • Proven computer programming and applications development skills;
  • Proven statistical, analytical and technical skills, with the ability to logically present information;
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills specific to natural resource management or related areas;
  • Project Planning, management, and organizational skills.
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should email a cover letter and CV with ‘Information Management Officer’ on the subject line to the POD Manager, WWF-Kenya -hresource@wwfkenya.org not later than 19th February 2016.

Design and Impact Officer
 
(To be based in Nairobi)

The Design and Impact Officer will be responsible for implementing WWF Kenya Strategic Plan’s Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) framework with particular focus on management of the MEL information system.
 
The incumbent will have the following key roles:
  • Assists in developing an effective MEL guidelines and reporting systems;
  • Supports the rollout and implementation of WWF Kenya’s information management system;
  • Supports WWF Kenya field offices and sub-grantees to implement mobile data collection;
  • Participates in the development and review of the theories of change, results chain and budget indicators;
  • Carries out regular M&E audits, monitors implementation and progress;
  • Ensures compliance of all programmes and projects initiatives with established M&E protocols, Network standards, policy frameworks and best practices;
  • Compiles and report data for key programmatic output, outcome, and impact indicators;
  • Builds support for acceptance and implementation of MEL framework, tools and practices;
  • Builds the capacity of WWF Kenya’s staff in implementation of the WWF Kenya M&E framework and the WWF Network standards;
  • Undertakes training and capacity building of the sub-grantees;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
The prospective candidate should possess:
  • Bachelors Degree in Information Management or relevant quantitative disciplines;
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in design and implementation of M&E and information management systems;
  • Data management, analysis, project planning and reporting skills;
  • Evaluation and research skills;
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills specific to natural resource management or related areas;
  • Experience in establishing knowledge management systems in the NGO sector;
  • Experience in establishing and implementing accountability and compliance mechanisms;
  • Training and capacity-building skills.
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should email a cover letter and CV with ‘Design and Impact Officer’ on the subject line to the POD Manager, WWF-Kenya -hresource@wwfkenya.org not later than 19th February 2016.

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

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