Chief Natural Resource Scientist (Data Analyst) Job in Kenya

Chief Natural Resource Scientist (Data Analyst)

REF MCPSB /MOL/2023/10/07
 Terms of service –Permanent and Pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities

Collect and collate data and information to support the development of GIS lab for lands, physical and Urban planning.

Prepare relevant project reports and data sets to facilitate process of structural development of the GIS lab, urban planning transformation.

Fostering multi-disciplinary use of Geographical Information systems (GIS) as a planning tool at County levels

Developing remote sensing techniques and analysis of satellite imagery;

Identify and adopt innovative tools for capacity building and leadership on land

management and land use planning

Ensure development and mainstreaming of transformative agenda for special interest groups such as gender, youth and social inclusion, on matters land use and physical planning.

Coordinate and implement field data collection, develop innovation field drone approach for model calibration and validation;

Analyze the datasets, and contribute to the writing of reports, research papers and other communication material

Ensure timely delivery of processed geospatial datasets and products;

Collect, store and curate data generated from the analytics; ensure the generation of quality field datasets;

Ensure the timely completion of high-quality research deliverables;

Communicate research results and new ideas in a broad array of outlets, including peerreviewed journals, mass media, policy fora as well as national and international scientific conferences;

Any other tasks as assigned by Supervisor.

 Requirements for appointment

Bachelor’s Degree in Geospatial Science, Land Economics, Economics, Economics and Statistics, Statistics or any other related field.

Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than four (4) years from public or Private Sector relevant to the position

Demonstrated thorough understanding of National Land use and planning

Knowledge of application of remote sensing techniques and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;

Be conversant with the provisions of the Cities and Urban Act;

Sound capabilities in acquiring, processing, and analyzing a range of remotely sensed datasets, including multispectral, hyperspectral and synthetic aperture radar imagery, satellite and airborne imagery;

Proven knowledge of field data collection (including protocol development);

Fulfill the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should fill in Mandera County employment application form and attach copies of Certificates, Testimonials and Identity card. The Form can be downloaded from Mandera County Website .

Incomplete application form will not be accepted and giving false information in the application form will lead to automatic disqualification. The Board will not accept any other form of application except Mandera County Government employments application form.

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board office on or before 8th November, 2023 at 4.00pm.

Application should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position applied for and vacancy number and; Addressed to:

The Secretary,
Mandera County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 356-70300, Mandera