CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, NRT TRADING
This is a high visibility, high influence position for an innovative, strategic and purpose-driven leader who sees business and enterprise development as crucial to the future of the people and communities in northern Kenya. NRT Trading is a stand-alone, social impact enterprise created in 2014 by the Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC). Its mission is to create sustainable businesses and commercial activity that benefit people, communities, wildlife and the environment in northern Kenya.
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for providing strategy, leadership and accountability to NRT Trading. The CEO will also represent the company to external stakeholders, investors and supporters. The CEO works with the Board of Directors and other management to formulate and implement company strategy, develop and grow enterprises in northern Kenya, raise necessary grant and investment capital, ensure optimal utilization of company resources and to deliver business performance in line with business objectives. The CEO also communicates on behalf of the Company to shareholders (NRT Trading is 100% owned by NRT), employees, Government authorities, other stakeholders and the public. This is a complex leadership role. The right candidate will combine an entrepreneur’s energy and focus on execution with solid enterprise leadership disciplines. He or she should have exceptional inter-personal skills, a deep commitment to leading change and a desire to make a difference in a challenging, culturally rich and vibrant area of the world. Significant experience in the social impact sector and a strong track record of managing commercial enterprises is desired. Find out more, and how to apply.
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER, NRT
NRT is looking for a leader that blends programs coordination excellence, extraordinary community management, and keen insights on how to drive change in a dynamic and scaling organization. The overall responsibility of this position is to proactively identify, manage and execute NRT programs and optimization of program activities and initiatives from inception to completion. This position will work to improve the productivity and efficiency backed by data and trackable within the Strategic Plan.
Key responsibilities include oversight of: annual work plans, budgets and reports, fundraising and grant management for key large grants, NRT’s monitoring and Evaluation, GIS and Communications strategies and programs, operations department (HR, logistics, procurement, IT, administration, and fleet/aircraft and infrastructure). Find out more, and how to apply.
FIELD EDUCATION ASSISTANT
The Field Education Assistant will be responsible for delivering rangeland education materials and information to communities living within conservancies – and in doing so assisting the conservancies in developing sustainable rangelands management models which integrate livestock, wildlife and environmental conservation. The job will involve visiting conservancy villages (and often camping in those villages) to show a series of rangeland management cartoons and lead structured discussions. It will also involve drafting action plans with each village which fit with the overall conservancy rangelands plan, and providing feedback to the NRT rangelands team on pressing issues and where NRT could provide meaningful support. Application deadline Monday 22nd July 2019. Find out more, and how to apply.
ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER - NRT TRADING (BEADWORKS)
NRT Trading is a social impact enterprise created in 2014 by the Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC). Its mission is to create sustainable businesses and commercial activity that benefit people, communities, wildlife and the environment in northern Kenya. One of these businesses is BeadWORKS.
This is an opportunity for a high-performing individual to join the fantastic BeadWORKS team at NRT Trading HQ to help with training the women involved in BeadWORKS, organising the distribution of order materials, monitoring production through the respective Star Beaders in each group, ensuring timely completion of orders, reporting any upcoming issues and making arrangements to avoid order delays, and supporting women in navigating and making the most out of financial services. Application deadline 16th July 2019. Find out more, and how to apply.