© Jane Wynyard

Tracking Analyst

Position: Tracking Analyst
Location: Nairobi, Kenya (with field work in Samburu and Tsavo)
Remuneration: Competitive

About Us:

Save the Elephants is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of African elephants. We conduct pivotal research to understand elephant behaviour and ecology, and develop innovative strategies to protect elephants from threats like poaching, human-wildlife conflict, and habitat destruction.

The Role:

We are seeking a detail-oriented Tracking Analyst to lead the analysis of elephant tracking data for the production of technical reports and scientific publications. This role is essential to our mission, enabling us to make informed decisions that enhance our conservation efforts.


  • Analyse tracking data and produce technical and scientific reports.
  • Generate maps and data visualizations using ArcGIS, Ecoscope Notebooks, and R.
  • Maintain and update the STE Spatial Database.
  • Produce quarterly tracking reports and ensure quality control of data.
  • Communicate findings through presentations to stakeholders, including donors and visitors.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Ecology, Zoology, Environmental Sciences, or a related field.
  • Proficient in GIS and coding in R, with experience in tracking/spatial data analysis.
  • Experience in fieldwork and with peer-reviewed publications is advantageous.

What we Offer:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • A dynamic work environment at our Marula Manor office in Nairobi, with field assignments in Samburu and Tsavo.
  • Comprehensive coverage of all field-related expenses.
  • 27 days of leave per year.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and updated CV to [email protected]. We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, and early application is highly encouraged.