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District Production Officer - Napak District Service Commission

Closing: Feb 23, 2023

19 days remaining

Published: Jan 24, 2023 (11 days ago)

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Job purpose:

To coordinate, manage and monitor the production and marketing programmes, projects and activities in the District

(i) Qualifications

• An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Fisheries or Agriculture or Veterinary Science. Postgraduate qualification in any of the above fields is a must;

• A Postgraduate qualification in Management or Public Administration or an equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institution is an added advantage. 

(ii)  Experience:

Should have a minimum of 9 years working experience in agriculture/marketing Sector, 3 of which should have been served at a principal level in Government or equivalent level of experience in a  reputable organization..


Responsibilities

Job purpose:

To coordinate, manage and monitor the production and marketing programmes, projects and activities in the District

(i) Qualifications

• An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Fisheries or Agriculture or Veterinary Science. Postgraduate qualification in any of the above fields is a must;

• A Postgraduate qualification in Management or Public Administration or an equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institution is an added advantage. 

(ii)  Experience:

Should have a minimum of 9 years working experience in agriculture/marketing Sector, 3 of which should have been served at a principal level in Government or equivalent level of experience in a  reputable organization..


i. Coordinating the preparation of Production and Marketing budgets and Strategic Action Plans for the district;

ii. Coordinating the implementation of Government production and marketing policies, programmes, projects and regulations and district budgets and Strategic Action Plans;

iii. Coordinating the delivery of production and marketing extension services in the District;

iv. Providing technical guidance and advice to the administration of the District and District Council on production and marketing issues, programmes and projects;

v. Monitoring the detection and control of the threat and occurrence of pests, vermin and animal epidemics in the District;

vi. Monitoring the use and management of production and marketing facilities in the District;

vii. Promoting appropriate production and marketing technologies and best practices in the District;

viii. Identifying market potential and advising the producers appropriately; and

ix. Providing and regulating Veterinary and animal husbandry activities and related services to farmers.

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