Northern Rangelands Trust Recruitment 2021

Northern Rangelands Trust Recruitment 2021…See Details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Northern Rangelands Trust.

The Northern Rangelands Trust is a non-profit umbrella organization supporting 33 community conservancies across northern Kenya. Its mission is to develop resilient community conservancies, which transform lives, secure peace, and conserve natural resources.

  • AMAYA Triangle Initiative (ATI) Coordinator


  • Facilitate awareness and understanding of ATI within key stakeholder groups.
  • Develop communication materials in support of fundraising.
  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation plan for the ATI 5-year strategy.
  • Develop a communications plan for the ATI 5-year strategy
  • Assist in the development of work plans, budgets & reports.
  • Assist the Ranger Project Manager in the implementation of the project and related activities.
  • Any other duties may be assigned from time to time by the NRT Chief Executive Officer.


  • MSc/MA in Social sciences, sustainability, agriculture economics, rural development, livelihoods, or Community development.
  • 10+ years experience at senior level.
  • A strong technical background in areas related to development and development funding.
  • Experience working with government, donors, NGOs, and social enterprise.
  • Proven facilitation and negotiation expertise
  • Experience in fundraising and grant management from public funders in excess of $5m per year
  • Strategic thinking and understanding of complex governance environments.
  • Knowledge of programme development and delivery approaches, tools, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Previous experience in handling donor-funded projects especially with large grants.

  • Company Secretary 


  • Preparation and filing of requisite documents on changes in the Company within the stipulated timeline. These changes will include changes in directorship, the company’s physical and postal addresses, secretaries, auditors etc.
  • Calendar management for CEO. Prioritize inquiries and requests while troubleshooting conflicts; make judgments and recommendations to ensure smooth day-to-day engagements.
  • Act as a liaison and provide support to the Board of Directors and Council of Elders. Arrange and handle all logistics for Board meetings and events: schedule meetings; draft agendas; develop, compile, and distribute presentation materials; and record meeting minutes as Board/COE Secretary. Adhere to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding board and council matters.
  • Complete a broad variety of administrative tasks that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the organization, including assisting with special projects; designing and producing complex documents, reports, and presentations; collecting and preparing information for meetings with staff and outside parties; composing and preparing correspondence; maintaining contact lists; making travel arrangements, and reports.
  • Serve as the point of contact for internal and external matters pertaining to the CEO, including those of a highly confidential or critical nature. Prioritize and determine appropriate course of action, referral, or response, exercising judgment to reflect the CEO’s style and organization policy.
  • Work closely with the CEO to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Act as a “barometer,” having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the CEO updated. Anticipate CEO’s needs in advance of meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Coordinate all Executive Team meetings and retreats and assist with staff meetings and events as needed.
  • Provide “gatekeeper” and “gateway” roles, providing a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO and staff, demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust, and support with the Executive Team.
  • Work with the Executive Team to coordinate the CEO’s activities and also follow up on contacts made by the CEO to cultivate ongoing relationships.
  • Provide hospitality to all guests and help to create a welcoming environment.
  • Process and distribute daily mail.
  • Invest in building long-lasting relationships both externally and internally.
  • Other projects/duties as assigned for the overall benefit of the organization.


  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K) and at least a master’s degree from an accredited college
  • 10+ Years of experience at senior level
  • Strong ability to execute work with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens.
  • Significant executive support experience, including supporting C-level executives. Nonprofit board experience is highly preferred.
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office and desktop publishing software; ability to design and edit graphic presentations and materials.
  • Technical proficiency and problem-solving skills related to web-based applications (IT infrastructure; IT support and troubleshooting; and cloud-based environments).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail.
  • The high degree of professionalism in dealing with diverse groups of people, including Board members, senior executives, staff, community leaders, donors, and funded partners.

How to Apply

If your profile matches the above job specifications, please send your application including a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime telephone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to:

[email protected]

addressed to: Operations Director, Northern Rangelands Trust.

Application Deadline: 31st March 2021. Protection Status