National Forest Coordination Expert Job in Kenya – Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife

The Government of Kenya is receiving support from the Government of Finland to implement the “Miti Mingi Maisha Bora Programme – Support to Forest Sector Reform in Kenya”.
The overall objective of the Programme is: “A reduction in poverty through ensuring that the forest sector contributes effectively and sustainably to improving the lives of the poor, restoring the environment, and aiding the economic recovery and growth of Kenya, within the context of Vision 2030”.
The Programme purpose is: “Improved forest and woodland management and utilization practices, and a transformation of policy and institutional arrangements to serve the needs of communities, the private sector, civil society and the government.”
In order to strengthen the Ministry’s capacity to meet the programme’s purpose and ensure the success of the on-going forest sector reforms , the Ministry will employ on a 3-year contract a National Forest Coordination Expert who will assist in the coordination & management of the forest sector, the development of partnerships with sector ministries, institutions, and county governments, the coordination and maintenance of effective communication with partners of development including donor-funded development programmes, and the formulation & implementation of the National Forest Programme. 
The expert will also be responsible for the mainstreaming of governance and cross-cutting issues across the programmes of the Ministry.
The Ministry invites interested candidates to send their detailed cvs with daytime contacts and copies of academic and professional certificates to the undersigned through hand delivery during working hours in Telposta Towers 3rd Floor Room No. 342 or to so as to reach his office on or before the 31st of October 2012.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
For further information on requirements and qualification, please consult the Ministry’s website: 
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife
P.O. Box 41394-00100 

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