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

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


Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Deputy Director Fisheries or Blue Economy, CSG 6 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Wider Public Service or Private Sector;

  • 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;

  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: - Fisheries Science; Fisheries Management, Hydrology, Applied Aquatic Sciences; Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology; Marine and Coastal Fisheries Management and Development; Marine Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Natural Resources Management; Conservation Biology and Resource Development; Environmental Sciences; Food Science and Technology; Oceanography; or any other equivalent and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • Acquired wide experience in all aspects of fisheries management, development of policies and is fully conversant with the Fisheries Act and all relevant national and international instruments;

  • Clear understanding of National, Regional, Continental and International Development goals, policies, strategies and instruments and ability to link them to sustainability;

  • Demonstrated ability in Conflict Resolution; and

  • Experience in mobilizing and managing resources

    Duties and responsibilities
    at this level will include:


  • Providing advice on all technical matters;

  • Overseeing the planning of overall development, reviewing and implementing of policy, legal, regulatory and institutional framework for fisheries, aquaculture and blue economy for management, development, food and nutrition security;

  • Overseeing matters of regional and international fisheries protocols, conventions, declarations and standards for shared fisheries and aquaculture resources and migratory fish stocks;

  • Overseeing the Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies domiciled in the State Department;

  • Providing Secretariat service to the Kenya Fisheries Advisory Council;

  • Being a focal point person for programmes and projects, national, regional and international fisheries and aquaculture management and development organizations, commitments and declarations on Blue Economy Management Development;

  • Coordinating fisheries, aquaculture and blue economy policy research and collaboration;

  • Overseeing domestication and implementation of regional and international fisheries management conventions and protocols;

  • Coordinating mobilization of resources for fisheries and Aquaculture management and Development and blue economy;

  • Promoting Kenya as center for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Blue Economy building and staff development of Fisheries Personnel; and

  • Overseeing the development of blue economy master plan.

    How to Apply

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


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