UNEP Marine Environment Management Planning Specialist Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNEP Marine Environment Management Planning Specialist Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNEP Kenya looking for “Marine Environment Management Planning Specialist”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 18 September 2023.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

UNEP Marine Environment Management Planning Specialist Jobs 2023

The UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on 07 September 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Marine Environment Management Planning Specialist to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Position Marine Environment Management Planning Specialist
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required Minimum of 7 years
Application Deadline 18 September 2023

UNEP Job Vacancy 2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Head of the Secretariat of the Nairobi Convention, and direct supervision of the project manager the Consultant will undertake, using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) the mapping of PECCA, and the detailed mapping of Area 3 by identifying the various marine uses, overlaps and possible use conflicts, and validation of the marine use maps by stakeholders. Specifically the consultant will undertake the following activities:

  • Participate in open stakeholder meetings facilitated by the Department of Environment and Department of Marine Conservation and partners for a participatory approach and validation of Area 3 maps and atlas.
  • Pemba archipelago and the existing management zones, elevation, ocean floor features, continent shelf extent, ocean depth.
  • Atlas showing areas and extent of high ecological value critical habitats (coral reefs, beaches, dunes, seagrass, mangroves, coastal forests), detailed marine protected areas – PECCA, locally managed marine areas, lagoons, bays, large shallow inlets, sandbanks.
  • Model climate change in terms of temperature rise, ocean acidification, sea level rise.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Advanced university degree (MSc or PhD) is required in the field of Geographic Information Systems, Ecology, Environmental studies, Marine science, coastal ecosystems management, or any related discipline.
  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience is required in developing and/or implementing programmes on coastal ecosystems conservation, natural resources management.
  • Working knowledge in Tanzania and experience of working with Government and intergovernmental programme would be preferred.
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary set up with government, non-government stakeholders including local communities on natural resource management matters in the Western Indian Ocean region is desired.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNEP Marine Environment Management Planning Specialist Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 18 September 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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