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County Director Of Agriculture

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

For an appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
• Served in the grade of Deputy Director of Agriculture Job Group Q for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the public Service for a minimum period of ten (10) years;
• Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture extension and education or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
• Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines (Mandatory):-Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture extension and education or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
• Certificate in senior management, not less than four weeks or equivalent
• Proficiency in computer applications
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates to the undersigned.

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;
• Coordination of the preparation and implementation of work plans and budgets in the agriculture Sub-sector.
• Secretary to the County Agricultural Board (CAB);
• Member to various relevant Boards and Committees operating at County levels;
• Provision and improvement of administrative links between the County and the field services;
• Management of resources in the Agriculture Sub-sector
• Capacity building and backstopping;
• Participation in monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes within the County;
• Promotion of collaboration of stakeholder participation in extension delivery;
• Participation in field days, exhibitions and shows/trade fairs;
• Preparation and implement of performance contract for the Agriculture Subsector;
• Oversee the operations of Farmers & Staff Training institutions;
• Represent government position in the agricultural boards, committees and institutions as provided by the law
• Identify impediments and constraints to implementation of policies and programmes and projects in the county
• Develop and enact bills and regulatory frameworks for county specific policies
• Develop linkages within the agricultural sector and with other relevant stakeholders including National and regional organizations for Agricultural development
• Mainstreaming Integrity Assurance in projects and programmes;
• Appraising staff;
• Coordination and compilation of periodic reports;

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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