Ministry Of Environment And Forestry – Project Gender Consultant.

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Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Project Manager, the Gender Consultant will have the responsibility for the implementation of the Gender Action plan. The Project Gender Consultant will work closely with the Project Manager (PM) on related aspects of project implementation, reporting, monitoring, evaluation and communication.

Term of Engagement: The position shall be on an initial twelve (12) months contract with possibility for extension.

Full Job Description

Required skills and expertise

Applicants must possess the following, in order to be considered for appointment to the position:

i. Bachelor degree in gender studies, gender and development, environment, sustainable development or closely related area.

ii. Master’s degree in gender studies, gender and development, environment, sustainable development or closely related area (will be added advantage).

iii. Demonstrated understanding of issues related to gender and sustainable development ; at least 5 years of practical working experience in gender mainstreaming , women’s empowerment and sustainable development in Kenya , ASGM and/ or environmental management.

iv. Proven experience in gender issues in Kenya, ASGM and / or environmental management.

v. Previous experience with UN projects will be a definite asset.

vi. Demonstrated understanding of the links between sustainable development, social and gender issues.

vii. Experience in gender responsive capacity building.

viii. Experience with project development and results- based management methodologies is highly desired / required.

ix. Excellent analytical, writing, advocacy, presentation, and communication skills.

x. Excellent language skills in English (writing, speaking and reading) and in local languages.

How to Apply

Fill in each section of the Bio -Data Form clearly in typed, block letters.



The Bio-Data Form must be accompanied with an Application Letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, Certified Copies of Academic Certificates, National Identify Card, and Testimonials.

All applications should be addressed to, The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, P.O. Box 30126, 00100 NAIROBI.

In Submitting the applications, Applicants can;

  • Email their applications, in Ms Word or PDF; to with the position Title as the subject; or
  • Drop a hard copy; in sealed envelope at the Ministry’s (Main) Registryon 13th Floor, NHIF Building, or
  • Post a hard copy;

With the position title clearly indicated at the left hand corner of the envelope.

The closing date for all applications is 8th June, 2020 at close of business (5pm). Late applications shall NOT be considered.

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry is an Equal Opportunity employer:Women, Minorities, Marginalized and Persons Living with Disability (PWD) are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any form of canvassing will lead to Automatic Disqualification.

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