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The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has received funding from UNEP through the Africa Institute to develop the Kenya National Action Plan for Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining in Migori, Narok and Kakamega counties which have gold exploration in small scale. The project will run for two (2) years with co-financing from the Ministry and will require a Project Assistant to support the technical team.

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE PROJECT ASSISTANT POSITION

Duties and Responsibilities

The role of the Project Assistant will be to assist the National Project Coordinator in the implementation of the project. Specific responsibilities of the Project Assistant are as described below:

  1. The Project Assistant’s administrative role will consist of regularly monitoring the progress of the project, appraising the performance of national consultants in collaboration with the Lead National Consultant, preparing recommendations to the steering committee;
  2. Identifying and mobilizing relevant stakeholders including local communities to participate in the Project activities;
  3. Assisting the National Project Coordinator to convene and facilitate steering committee meetings;
  4. Assisting the National Project Coordinator to organize workshops, retreats and other stakeholder consultations;
  5. Assisting project consultants in carrying out their assignments by facilitating interaction and contacts with government and other organizations and institutions;
  6. Preparing minutes of project steering committee meetings;
  7. Assisting the National Project Coordinator and the Lead National Consultant in preparation of the project’s quarterly, biannual, annual and terminal reports.

Qualifications:

The Project Assistant should have the following qualifications:

  1. Have a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, or Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences or related subjects.
  2. He/she should have field experience in Project Management and Planning processes related to Chemicals or Mercury Management and/or Community Mobilization;
  3. Excellent communication and writing skills;
  4. Experience in the coordination of stakeholder consultation activities;
  5. Administrative experience;
  6. Experience in the organization and facilitation of workshops;
  7. Basic computer skills; and
  8. Experience in working with or mobilizing local communities will be an added advantage.

 

The contact shall be for the two (2) years of the Project’s duration.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications and submit them to:

 

The Principal Secretary

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

State Department of Environmen

P. O. Box 30126-00100

NAIROBI.

OR

Hand deliver their applications to the State Department of Environment, NHIF Building, 13TH Floor Registry on or before 12th January,2018.

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