Assistant Irrigation Water Management Directors Jobs in Kenya Ministry of Water & Sanitation and Irrigation

Assistant Irrigation Water Management Directors Jobs in Kenya Ministry of Water & Sanitation and Irrigation

Our Vision

  • A citizen-centric public service

    Our Mission

  • To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have

  • served in the grade of Principal Irrigation Water Management Officer for a minimum period of at least three (3) years;

  • a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Soil; Environment and Land Use Management; Agriculture; Horticulture; Agronomy; Agricultural Economics; Agri-Business Management; Agricultural Extension and Education; Agricultural Resource Management; Dryland Agriculture or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university/institution in Kenya;

  • a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and

  • demonstrated a high degree of administrative capability, technical and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.


  • In addition to the above requirements, for appointment to this grade an Engineer must be registered by the Engineers Professional body

  • possession of a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage;

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail

  • supervising irrigation water management activities;

  • implementing policies and programmes for irrigation water management;

  • maintaining data on irrigation water users’ associations (IWUAS) for capacity building; analysing and interpreting data for irrigation planning;

  • coordinating implementation of irrigation water management action plans;

  • Organizing training of farmers on irrigation practices and technologies;

  • establishing linkages with relevant research institutions and the farmers;

  • managing irrigation management information systems for effective decision making;

  • organizing and facilitating irrigation water management training programmes;

  • undertaking socio-economic surveys during feasibility studies, preparing irrigation training materials; and

  • promoting private sector participation in irrigation development;

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website or jobs portal

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