Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives Deputy Director - Fisheries & Blue Economy Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives Deputy Director - Fisheries & Blue Economy Jobs in Kenya


Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of one (1) year in the grade of Assistant Director Fisheries and Blue Economy CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Fisheries Science; Applied Aquatic Sciences; Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology; Biology; Zoology; Botany; Biochemistry; Biotechnology; Marine and Coastal Fisheries Management and Development; Marine Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Natural Resources Management; Conservation Biology and Resource Development; Geology; Hydrology; Environmental Sciences; Sociology; Food Science and Technology; Tourism; Wildlife; Energy; Remote Sensing; Spatial Planning; Land Economics; Geophysics; Oceanography; Chemistry or any other equivalent and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • Shown competence in planning and implementation of development, management and research of fisheries, aquaculture and Blue Economy projects and programs;

  • Knowledge of the Fisheries, aquaculture and Blue Economy development and management policies, Fisheries Act and other related statutes and international conventions;

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Understanding of national and international fisheries agreements, conventions, protocols and the United Nations Convention on Laws of the Sea

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Initiating development and review of policies, legal, regulatory and institutional framework for the fisheries, aquaculture & blue economy resources;

  • Promoting regional joint management and research activities under the international and
    regional conventions and treaties activities under blue economy sector;

  • Monitoring the implementation of regional and international protocols conventions, bilateral /multilateral cooperation and treaties on Fisheries, Aquaculture & Blue Economy;

  • Initiating resources mobilization proposals for development of the Fisheries & Blue economy and implementation of programmes and projects for fisheries & blue economy;

  • Coordinating capacity Building for Data /Information collection for Fisheries, Aquaculture & Blue Economy;

  • Advancing sustainable and prosperous ocean-based energy, marine transport, ports and shipbuilding, aquaculture, commercial fisheries and seafood processing, coastal and marine tourism, technology and circular economy;

  • Developing and implementing mechanisms for institutional dispute resolution on fisheries & blue economy resource base conflicts;

  • Initiating the development and review of Blue Economy Curriculum;

  • Coordinating blue investment opportunities in the marine ecosystems and Coastal zones and providing guidance on investment plans and business development in the blue economy

  • Monitoring implementation of blue economy master plan

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives Deputy Director - Fisheries & Blue Economy Jobs in Kenya


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