Project Manager/Coordinator – Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife – Nairobi

The specific responsibilities will include the following: –
5Project Manager/Coordinator will take on additional M&E functions and serve as the Gender Focal Point for project.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –
Provide technical advice to ensure that the Project leads to the intended outcomes
Plan the activities of the project and monitor progress against the approved work plan.
Supervise and coordinate the production of project outputs, as per the project document in a timely and high quality fashion.
Coordinate all project inputs and ensure that they adhere to UNDP
procedures for nationally executed projects.
Supervise and coordinate the work of all project staff, consultants and subcontractors ensuring timing and quality of outputs.
Coordinate Project inputs to support the Working Committee for the development of the Wildlife Strategy to lead the participatory process with all interested stakeholders in discussions and the development of the AntiPoaching Strategy document.
Strengthen national, inter-agency coordination and vertical coordination (national – local)
Facilitate agency inputs to training programmes
Coordinate the recruitment and selection of project personnel, consultants and sub-contracts, including drafting terms of reference and work specifications and overseeing all contractors’ work.
Develop a pilot MAU process on the Kenya-Tanzania border
Facilitate Trans-frontier consultations, planning and drafting of international agreements between Kenya and Tanzania on the protection and management of the Maasai Mara – Serengeti and Tsavo-Mkomazi Trans-Frontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs),
Manage requests for the provision of financial resources by UNDP, through advance of funds, direct payments, or reimbursement using the UNDP provided format.
Prepare, revise and submit project work and financial plans, as required by Project Board and UNDP.
Monitor financial resources and accounting to ensure accuracy and reliability of financial reports, submitted on a quarterly basis.
Manage and monitor the project risks initially identified and submit new risks to the project board for consideration and decision on possible actions if required; update the status of these risks by maintaining the project risks log.
Liaise with UNDP, Project Board, relevant government agencies, and all
project partners, including donor organizations and CSOs for effective coordination of all project activities.
Facilitate administrative support to subcontractors and training activities supported by the Project.
Oversee and ensure timely submission of the Inception Report, Project Implementation Report, Technical reports, Quarterly financial reports, and other reports as may be required by UNDP, GEF and other oversight agencies.
Disseminate project reports and respond to queries from concerned stakeholders.
Report progress of project to the steering committees, and ensure the fulfilment of PSC directives.
Share progress and results with the GWP.
Oversee the exchange and sharing of experiences and lessons learned with relevant community based integrated conservation and development projects nationally and internationally.
Assist community groups, municipalities, CSOs, staff, students and others with development of essential skills through training workshops and on the job training thereby increasing their institutional capabilities.
Encourage staff, partners and consultants such that strategic, intentional and demonstrable efforts are made to actively include women in the project, including activity design and planning, budgeting, staff and consultant hiring, subcontracting, purchasing, formal community governance and advocacy, outreach to social organizations, training, participation in meetings; and access to program benefits.
Assist and advise the Project Implementation Units responsible for activity implementation in the target sites.
Carry out regular, announced and unannounced, inspections of all sites and the activities of the Project Implementation Units.
Develop partnership agreements with other donors.

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements: –
A Higher degree in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Sciences or any other relevant field.
At least eight (8) years of relevant professional experience.
At least five (5) years of demonstrable project/programme management experience.
At least five (5) years of experience working with ministries, national or provincial institutions that are concerned with natural resource and/or environmental management.

Method of Application
All Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic and Professional Certificates, testimonials and National Identity cards in a sealed envelope, addressed to:
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage
State Department for Tourism and Wildlife
P.O. Box 41394-00100, Nairobi
Hand delivered to National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Building, 21st Floor Main Registry, on or before 23rd November, 2022 at 1600hrs.
Email your application to:;
NOTE Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD’s) are encouraged attach their certificate of registration in their applications.