Thanks for your interest to join Save The Elephants. We are currently recruiting for the positions below. Please click on the links below to read the requirements properly and send your applications to the email indicated. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Role Title: Elephant Research Scientist, Save the Elephants.
Reporting to: Head of Monitoring, STE, with inputs from science leadership at STE.
Duration of Position: 3-month probation followed by 24-month contract with option for renewal.
Location: Based at Save the Elephants’ research centre in Samburu National Reserve, with occasional travel to Nairobi for meetings.
Skills Required: PhD in the biological sciences with experience of analyzing animal behaviour and managing science research in African field conditions. Strong organisational and project coordination skills are essential. Proven statistical data analysis skills are desirable, ArcGIS mapping and use of Access are also desired. Attach publications to your application.
Nationality: Ideal for a Kenyan citizen or resident. Qualified non-Kenyans may apply but a work permit would only be secured after a voluntary 3-month probation period was successfully completed.
Medical cover: Offered for in country medical cover or annual contribution to personal plan.
Working Week if in Samburu: 6 days a week Monday to Saturday, Sundays off in local area.
Working Week if in Nairobi: 5 days a week Monday to Friday.
Time Off: 24 days per year plus all Kenyan public holidays.
Living Expenses: All food, accommodation, internet, communication, laundry and travel expenses whilst in the Samburu Research Centre are covered by STE. Personal drinks and time off costs not included. Accommodation & food when in Nairobi are not paid for by STE.
Hours: 40 hours per week (some evenings and weekends, as necessary)
Salary: Based on experience
Contract: Maternity Cover – 6 month fixed term contract
Are you an experienced and ambitious Database Administrator, passionate about nature and keen for a new and challenging role?
A maternity cover position has arisen for an experienced Database Administrator who will work as part of a small-integrated fundraising team.
Save The Elephants is a UK registered charity, based in Kenya, dedicated to securing a future for elephants; sustaining the beauty and ecological integrity of the places they live, promoting man’s delight in their intelligence and the diversity of their world, and developing a tolerant relationship between the two. Our ultimate goal is to ensure elephants continue to be protected and roam wild and free on our planet for generations to come, but to do this we need to generate increased levels of fundraised income.
We’re looking for a self-motivated individual to:
- Administer our growing Salesforce database of global supporters, ongoing engagement opportunities and fundraising activities to help recruit and retain donors, developing meaningful, long-term relationships between them and Save The Elephants
- Excel the capabilities of the database in relation to Save The Elephants’ current needs and ensure synchronisation with the organisation’s e-marketing platform
- Help guarantee the fundraising team’s ambitious income targets are met
Why Save Elephants?
Elephants are Africa’s gardeners and landscape engineers, planting seeds and creating habitat wherever they roam.
Without urgent action to save their species, elephants could be gone from the wild within a single generation.
100,000 elephants in Africa were killed for their ivory in just three years between the years 2010 & 2012.