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Director, Crop Resources

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The incumbent will be responsible to the Permanent Secretary in performing the following duties:-

Responsibilities

  1. Formulating and implementing policies, legislation, standards, plans and strategies for crop production, marketing, crop protection, promotion of quality and safety of plants/plant products;
  2. Transferring improved plant production technologies to service providers, processors, traders and consumers;
  3. Coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the implementation of national programs and projects in the crop sub sector;
  4. Advocating and mobilizing resources to support effective implementation of programmes in the plant sub-sector;
  5. Training and building human and institutional capacity to enhance service delivery in the crop sub sector;
  6. Developing and promoting collaborative mechanisms nationally, regionally and internationally on issues pertaining to the advancement of the crop sub sector;
  7. Providing guidance on the generation, dissemination and application  of appropriate technologies and the provision of advisory services for the development of value chains in the crop sub sector;
  8. Establish and maintain an up to date national database on all crop production levels and activities throughout the country;
  9. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Business strategy; Policy drafting and development; Database administration; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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