Ecologist- Advisor - ( Terrestrial Ecologist) -Retainer, Multiple positions

Job categories Environment
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5323/21206
Level ICS-11
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya
Duty station Multiple
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration 1 year renewable subject to performance and the availability of funds
Application period 12-Feb-2021 to 12-Mar-2021


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.  

Position background

UNOPS undertakes various projects that require Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and one of the components in this process is the Biodiversity and Ecological Assessment. To comply with various other policies on Natural Habitats, impacts determination on flora and fauna species found in the project area, resulting from rehabilitation/construction works and operation.

The biodiversity assessment study shall therefore include any necessary management actions to protect identified terrestrial species, together with a full monitoring plan, including monitoring parameter, monitoring methodology, monitoring frequency, personnel and reporting requirements. The ecological management and monitoring requirements shall be included as a part of the ESMP in a Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) and in the Operational and Maintenance Manual of the project thereafter.

Under the overall supervision of the KEMC Technical Service Manager, the Ecologist Advisor ( Terrestrial Ecologist) will give his/her technical expertise as required to support the activities of the unit.


Study Objectives The objectives of the study are to: Collect, collate and...

Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Biology, Zoology, Geology, Forestry, En...

At least seven (7) years of experience in ecosystems is required; Minimum of...

Full knowledge of the English working language is required

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: II...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...

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