The Marine Spatial Planning Coordinator (Kenya) will mainly support development of the Stakeholder Engagement Strategy of the MSP with the government of Kenya (GoK), creation of a National MSP Framework with GoK, completion of a Strategic Environmental Assessment and development of a Zoning Plan. The Marine Spatial Planning Coordinator will play a key role in the preparatory stages of marine spatial planning and supporting coordination of the implementation of the MSP project in Kenya. They will support development of a marine spatial plan and fisheries management goals for Kenyan chapter. They will provide the IKI WIO Blue Economy Project and World Bank-funded KEMSFED Projects, the Kenya MSP Coordinating team and government agencies with technical advice on the development of a science-based MSP for Kenya.
The Marine Spatial Planning Coordinator (Kenya) will also provide technical and scientific support on some elements of TNC’s Africa Fisheries Strategy in the application of FishPath to the Lobster and Octopus Fisheries for improved fishery management. The position will apply a diversified knowledge of fisheries-related scientific principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments, from research, analysis and writing, capacity building, and coordination and management support of specific projects.