Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Principal - Livestock Training Institute Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Principal - Livestock Training Institute Jobs in Kenya


Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this post, a candidate must have:

  • served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the grade of Senior Principal Lecturer/Assistant Director of Veterinary Services/Livestock Production, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;

  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:-Animal Production, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Dairy Science, Range Management, Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Leather Technology, Animal Health Management, Human Ecology, Education (Chemistry/Biology/Mathematics/Physics/Sociology/Community Development/Psychology/Home Economics), Agricultural Extension Education, Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Natural Resource Management, Computer Science/Information Communication Technology, Environmental Science, Dairy Science and Technology, Dairy Technology and Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Production, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Veterinary Agriculture, Dairy Science and Technology, Dairy Science and Technology, Dairy Technology and Management, Range Management, Zoology, Food Science and Technology, Food Science, Engineering in Food Science, Ethno-Veterinary, Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness, Leather Technology, Animal Health Management, Human Ecology, Poultry Science, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Sociology, Psychology, Agricultural Extension Education, Dairy Technology and Management, Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Natural Resource Management, Computer Science/Information Communication Technology, Home Economics, Environmental Science, Project Management, Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding, Animal Genetics ad Breeding, Livestock Production Systems, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Agriculture and Rural Development, Agronomy, Veterinary Anatomy, Reproductive Biology, Veterinary Pathology Micro-biology, Applied Veterinary Parasitology, Applied Micro-Biology, Comparative Mammalian Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Veterinary Public Health and Management, Curriculum Development, Reproduction and Obstetrics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • a Certificate in Training of Trainers (TOT) course lasting not less than (2) weeks from a recognized institution; and

  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to livestock personnel trainer’s’ function.

    Responsibilities:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • providing, formulating and reviewing livestock training policies;

  • interpretation and implementation of government manpower training policies in livestock training institutions;

  • overseeing the review of policy issues in livestock personnel training techniques; facilitating development, implementation and review of the curriculum;

  • liaising with stakeholders and development partners for effective development and implementation of the training programmes;

  • ensuring that the curriculum is aligned to sectorial and national priorities;

  • the development, implementation and realization of the Institute’s strategic plans and objectives;

  • preparation and implementation of the Institute’s performance appraisal system and contracts;

  • overseeing the finances and assets management of the Institutes;

  • instituting operational accountability and team building;

  • overall supervision, control, discipline, recruitment, staff training and development; and providing leadership in the institution

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Principal - Livestock Training Institute Jobs in Kenya


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