RTI International Environmental Specialist Job in Nairobi, Kenya

RTI International is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition.

With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services.

Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.

RTI is currently seeking to fill vacancies for the Kenya Crops & Dairy Market Systems (KCDMS) Activity which is part of the Feed the Future program, America’s initiative to combat global hunger and poverty.

In this regard, USAID is partnering with RTI International on a 5-year (Oct 2017 to Sept 2022) cooperative agreement – KCDMS Activity – to help increase agricultural production and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya.

The project will also spur competitive, resilient market systems in Kenya’s horticulture and dairy sectors.

We are currently seeking applications for the following position:

Environmental Specialist

Job Summary: The Environmental Specialist will report directly to the Agricultural Productivity Director and provide technical support to project sub-offices and stakeholders on environmentally sustainable agricultural systems, best practices, conservation farming, water harvesting, climate change effects, and compliant environmental impact mitigation measures.

In addition, s/he is expected to contribute fully to the overall objectives of the KCDMS project, conducting him/herself properly at all times as a senior representative of the program.

S/he will be based in Nairobi.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness or Environmental Science /Natural Resource and 5 years of experience, Master’s degree and 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

For more information on this role visit http://m.rfer.us/RTILiz8DA .

Interested candidates should apply by November 20, 2020 at 5.00 p.m.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

RTI does not permit any payment requests demanded during any part of the hiring process. If such requests are made, please report it to the RTI Ethics Office via [email protected]. Any candidate making any payment will be disqualified from consideration for future employment with RTI.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

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