Operations Manager Job in Kenya – Karura Forest Environment Education Trust

Exciting Challenge in Conservation of Karura Forest
The Friends of Karura Forest Community Forest Association (FKF/CFA) and the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) work to protect, manage and restore Karura Forest Reserve to a natural state providing ecosystem, educational and recreational services for all. 
The Karura Forest Environment Education Trust (KFEET) is an integral component focussing on environmental education.


We now have a vacancy for:

Operations Manager
The Position: The appointee will be responsible for all operations, including finance, security and staff of FKF/CFA and KFEET. 
Duties and responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:
  • Managing operations and projects
  • Advising and reporting on strategic, operational options;
  • Implementing financial management policies and control systems;
  • Providing leadership, guidance and to manage staff effectively at all levels;
  • Designing training policies for enhancing staff skills;
  • Managing daily field work to monitor progress and assess needs;
  • Instilling morale, loyalty and a sense of common purpose among staff;
  • Managing communications with partners, stakeholders and media;
  • Ensuring custody and maintenance of fixed and movable assets;
  • Higher university degree or equivalent in relevant field;
  • 20 years’ experience demonstrating increasing responsibilities and supervision of teams;
  • Strong interpersonal, networking and negotiation skills;
  • Demonstrable skills in writing, public presentations, IT and financial literacy;
  • Reputation for professional diligence and integrity, energy and innovation.
Terms: Attractive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to participate in an exciting, interesting and noble endeavour.

Qualified candidates should email application to FKF-OM@biz-ideas.biz not later than 7th July 2016.

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