Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Senior Deputy Principal Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Senior Deputy Principal Jobs in Kenya

Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years and currently serving at the grade of Principal Lecturer /Veterinary Officer/Livestock Production Officer, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

  • 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 certificate in Training of Trainers (ToT) course lasting not less than two (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 training function.


    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be responsible to the Principal for planning, directing, controlling and coordinating training, farm and administrative activities within the institute.

    Specific duties and responsibilities include: -

  • initiating action on the review of policy issues in livestock training;

  • interpreting and implementing government manpower training policies;

  • developing, implementing and reviewing curriculum;

  • liaising with other institutions and agencies for effective development and implementation of training programmes;

  • team building and setting performance targets and standards; and

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

  • An officer at this level may also be deployed as a Dean of Students, Director of studies or
    a Registrar.

    As Dean of students, an officer will be overall in-charge of students’ welfare in the institute. S

    Specific duties will include:-

  • supervising review of rules and regulations;

  • ensuring safe custody of the first aid kit;

  • ensuring sick students to get medical attention;

  • overseeing students’ catering, accommodation, student council elections and extracurricular activities; and

  • coordinating guidance and counseling of students; and resolving students’ disputes.

    As Director of Studies, an officer will ensure effective coordination and implementation of academic programmes in the institute.

    Specific duties will include:-

  • coordinating development of guidelines on training programmes, research and consultancy activities, review of curriculum and training manuals, and inducting new staff in the institute;

  • ensuring security of students’ academic records, examinations and preparation of examination timetable; and

  • coordinating education tours, visits, field attachments, internship, periodic reviews and updating training strategies

    As Registrar, an officer will ensure that students adhere to the institute’s rules and regulations.

    Specific duties include:-

  • validating students’ application; coordinating recruitment and admission of students, graduation and clearance of students upon exit;

  • managing and maintaining students’ records and class lists; and

  • evaluating transcripts; and validating and verifying certificates for the grandaunts.

    How to Apply

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

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