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Principal Agricultural Officer

Closing: Jan 19, 2023

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Published: Dec 22, 2022 (2 months ago)

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To provide technical support in the implementation of crop production
policies, strategies and plans for improved and sustainable food securityand household income in the City.

(a) Academic Qualifications


(i) An Honors Bachelor’s degree in either Agriculture, , Agricultural

and Rural Innovation, Agriculture Land Use and Management,Horticulture from a recognized institution or university;

(ii) A Master of Science degree in any of the above fields.


(b)Work Experience

Six (6) years working experience, three (3) of which should have beenat Senior Agricultural Officer Level in a Government or a reputableorganization.


Responsibilities
To provide technical support in the implementation of crop production
policies, strategies and plans for improved and sustainable food securityand household income in the City.

(a) Academic Qualifications


(i) An Honors Bachelor’s degree in either Agriculture, , Agricultural

and Rural Innovation, Agriculture Land Use and Management,Horticulture from a recognized institution or university;

(ii) A Master of Science degree in any of the above fields.


(b)Work Experience

Six (6) years working experience, three (3) of which should have beenat Senior Agricultural Officer Level in a Government or a reputableorganization.


i. Coordinating the review and implementation of policies, regulation,
standards, strategies and plans for crop production in the City;

ii. Monitor and give technical guidance to Divisions, and lower localgovernment, NGOs and other stakeholders on AgriculturalProduction and agribusiness;

iii. Implementing capacity building plans and programmes forcounties, Divisions, Local Governments, NGOs and otherstakeholders on Agricultural production, value addition andmarketing;

iv. Prepare technical guidelines, booklets and other education andtraining materials on Agriculture production and productivity;

v. Liaising and collaborating with Agriculture Research Institutions

and agencies involved in improving crop production andproductivity;

vi. Liaise with Agricultural Research and extension service institutionsin the generation and dissemination of appropriate croptechnologies to the farming communities in the City;

vii. Collecting, analyzing, packaging and disseminating crop

production data and information to relevant stakeholders; and

viii. Drafting and submitting work plans, budgets and performance

reports to the City Production Officers.


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