Environmental Research Assistant Resume Sample

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Andrea Kesay

Address: 9999, Nairobi, Kenya
Nationality: Kenyan
Date of birth: 1990-06-04
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Phone number: +99999999999
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Profile

I am an environmentalist with over 3 years experience in environment research, sustainable livelihoods and conservation. I have knowledge and skills in research, data and geo analysis and governance. These skills help me ensure there is sustainable development in the environment sector and to also advise policy makers through research as we work towards curbing climate change.

Work experience

04/2015 - present, Research Assistant- Climate and Clean Air, Environment Compliance Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

My work entails:

  • Carrying out data analysis and GIS mapping for data collected
  • Research on air pollution and climate change in Kenya
  • Doing training on infographics and assist in making good presentations
  • Working with communities to help them secure land tenure
  • Empowering communities on their rights with regards to Article 42 and 43 of the Constitution of Kenya
01/2017 - 12/2017, Biodiversity and research volunteer, Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association, Nairobi, Kenya

My workplan entails:

  • Carrying out biodiversity research in the Mara ecosystem
  • Working with pastoral communities to enhance sustainable livelihoods with regards to natural resources like water and land
  • Mapping out pastoral grazing zones with the use of GIS
  • Data analysis and geo-analysis
  • Part of the team involved in the process of writing the conservancy management plans which are a requirement in the Wildlife Management Act of Kenya and ensure sustainable livelihoods.
10/2014 - 03/2015, Intern, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Yokohama, Japan

I was tasked to the green economy department where I gained skills and knowledge on green jobs, green economy and low carbon navigation. Some of the projects I was involved in were:

  • Part of team that researched on the UNEP Green Economy Assessment for Burkina Faso
  • Part of team that worked on the Japan 2050 low carbon navigator
03/2013 - 08/2014, Information technology and environment administrator, Atlas Development and Support services, Nairobi, Kenya

I had the following responsibilities:

  • Information Technology officer
  • Worked on the tree project in Turkana County
  • Database administrator
  • Assist in doing environment research and writing internal policies
  • Part of the internal auditors team 

Education

2017 - present, PhD. Environment Governance and Management, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
2013 - 2016, Msc. Environment Governance, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
2009 - 2013, Bachelor in Business Information Technology, Strathmore Univeristy, Nairobi, Kenya

Skills

Languages
English
Swahili
Japanese

Achievements

-Appointed as the Kenyan environment ambassador by the Governor of Yokohama Prefecture, Japan

-Created an information database for Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association

-Trained the staff of Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies on the use of infographics to aid in information dissemination

Volunteering

01/2017 - 01/2017, Data analyst, Reconcile, Nakuru, Kenya

I had the following duties:

  • Carrying out data analysis
  • Designing questionnaires
04/2012 - 02/2013, System Developer, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Nairobi, Kenya

I worked with a team of experts to develop a system for the ministry of health that would track the fortification process of food stuffs.

04/2011 - 06/2011, Volunteer, Nairobi Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

Awards

02/2013, Dean's list for exemplary performance, Dean, Strathmore University

Hobbies

Travelling
Networking
Reading
Outdoor activities
Nature exploration

Strengths

Computer skills
Organizing skills
Report writing skills
Data analysis skills

Professional Skills

Geographic Information Systems - 89%
Data analysis - 88%
Research and report writing - 89%
Database administration - 88%

Referees

Prof. Noah Anonymized, World Wildlife Fund, +999999999999

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Wildlife Species Expert

Dr. Thumb Anonymized, Nairobi University, +999999999999

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Assistant Research Professor,

Paul G.Allen School of Global Animal Health,

Washington State University

               &

Visiting Lecturer,

Nairobi University,

P.O Box 59857-00200,

Nairobi.

Johnson Anonymized, GOBOL Engineering International, +9999999999

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Civil Engineering Project Managers,

P.O Box 52018-00200,

Nairobi

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