County Director Of Agriculture Job, Agricultural Jobs Kenya 2022,

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REF/MCPSB/360/2022

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordination of the implementation of agricultural development policies programmes and projects within the County;
  • Coordination of the agricultural extension services, research liaison, agricultural education, training programmes and other cross – cutting issues in the County;
  • Member to various relevant Boards and Committees operating at County levels;
  • Provision and improvement of administrative links between the County Department and field services;
  • Management of resources in the County Department;
  • Capacity building and backstopping;
  • Participation in monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes within the County;
  • Coordination of the preparation and implementation of work plans and budgets in the County;
  • Promotion of collaboration of stakeholder participation in extension delivery;
  • Coordination of field days, exhibitions and shows/trade fairs;
  • Preparation and implementation of performance contract for the directorate;
  • Oversee the operations of ATCs and AMS;
  • Mainstreaming  Integrity Assurance in projects and programmes;
  • Appraising staff; and
  • Coordination of compilation of periodic reports

Requirements for appointment

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Agriculture or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for at least three (3) years;
  • Have Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in any of the following fields: Food Science, Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Natural Resource Management, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension, Agricultural Education, or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Have a Master’s Degree is in any of the following fields: Food Science, Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Natural Resource Management, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension, Agricultural Education, or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Have attended Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP).
  • Have demonstrated managerial, administrative, and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of National goals, policies, objectives, and ability to relate them to proper management.

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 the 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 successful candidate will be contacted;
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

MIGORI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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