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Chief Officer - Agriculture, Livestock, Veterinary Services And Fisheries

Closing: Jan 11, 2023

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Published: Dec 20, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Requirements for appointment

For appointment to the grade, an officer must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in Kenya,
  • Have a vast knowledge and experience in the related field,
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of County development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles espoused in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Have a working experience and knowledge of using computers; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in a related field will be an added advantage


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Requirements for appointment

For appointment to the grade, an officer must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in Kenya,
  • Have a vast knowledge and experience in the related field,
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of County development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles espoused in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Have a working experience and knowledge of using computers; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in a related field will be an added advantage


The Chief Officer shall be the accounting and authorized officer in respect of exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member. Duties and responsibilities will entail: 
  • Administration of the County department;
  • Implementation of policies and programmes;
  • Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;
  • Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;
  • Planning and implementation effective programmes to attain vision 2030, sector goals and SDGs;
  • Ensuring compliance with national values and principles of good governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the appointing authority.


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