Managing Director Of Food Processing /Assistant Director Of Agriculture Job, Kenyan Latest Agricultural Jobs,

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REF/MCPSB/361/2022

Job profile:

The General Manager will manage several departments search as Production, Quality, Finance and Logistic, HR and operations makes sure that the company is viable with a defined and clear strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities

The officer at this level will be responsible to the County Chief Officer of Agriculture.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with quality department to monitor the various aspects of food processing to ensure final product meets specifications;
  • prepare and present periodic reports to update company management on food production operations;
  • inspect food production equipment to ensure they are operational and in good working order for food processing;
  • ensure compliers with both internal and external food production;
  • oversee the hiring, training and development of food production personnel;
  • maintain accurate inventory of raw materials;
  • set production objectives and implement action plans for achieving set targets;
  • Ensure manufacturing and processing staff wear appropriate sanitary and protective gear to ensure health and safety.
  • Locate, select and procure merchandise for resale representing management in purchase negotiations.
  • Manage the movement of goods into and out of the production facility.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of seven (7) years as a food production technologist and above or incomparable and relevant position in a reputable food processing company;
  • bachelor’s degree in food science, food technology, analytical chemistry or manufacturing engineering or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • gained a wide experience and demonstrated professional competence and high administrative ability in food processing company;
  • Master’s degree in food science or technology will be an added advantage;
  • in possession of senior management course lasting of not less than four weeks;
  • A clear understanding of the overall national goals, policies and development policies and ability to translate them into food processing and programmes.

How To Apply

Applicants are advised to use PSC 2 application form (from PSC or MCPSB website) and attach the necessary documents. All applications should be submitted in a sealed A4 envelope clearly marked on the top left side indicating the reference number for position applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO

Migori County Public Service Board

P.O Box 365- 40400, Suna

  • Hand-delivered applications should be dropped at the offices of the Migori County Public Service Board located at Nyamome along Namba – Masara road adjacent to Nyamome SDA church.
  • All applications should reach the Secretary/CEO Migori County Public Service Board on or before Thursday 31st March, 2022 at 5:00pm.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates and testimonials.
  • For candidates to meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants must obtain the following clearances:
  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA
  • Clearance certificate from HELB
  • Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department

NB:

  • Women, People Living with Disabilities and Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply;
  • Only shortlisted and the successful candidates will be contacted;
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

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