Nakuru County Public Service Board Director of Fisheries Jobs in Kenya

Nakuru County Public Service Board Director of Fisheries Jobs in Kenya


  • The Nakuru County Public Service Board invites applications from competent and qualified persons to fill various positions in the Department of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Article 235 and the County Governments Act 2012, Section 59.

    Director of Fisheries

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be answerable to the Chief Officer and will be deployed as Head of Department.

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Implementation of the Strategic Plan and objectives of the Department;

  • Handling technical, administrative, human resource, budgetary and assets management issues;

  • Team building and setting performance targets and standards in consultation with the Chief Officer;

  • Addressing stakeholders concerns and instituting operational accountability;

  • Participating in the formulation, development, implementation, monitoring and review of policies, laws and strategies in the Fisheries Department.

  • Incorporating new initiatives into the department’s schemes of work;

  • Initiating and implementing of fisheries policies, programmes and strategies evaluating, monitoring, control and surveillance systems;

  • Monitoring the implementation of regional and international fisheries agreements;

  • Coordinating the strengthening of fisheries extension services;

  • Promotion of cooperation between the fisheries sector local and international stakeholders;

  • Implementation of multilateral projects and programmes;

  • Undertaking cost effective research to advance county and sectoral priorities;

  • Promoting fish marketing and value addition;

  • Harmonizing fisheries technical training in liaison with relevant institutions; and,

  • Undertaking monitoring and evaluation activities in the department.

    Requirements

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

  • Served at least as an Assistant Director of Fisheries or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public
    Service for a minimum period of three
    (3) years. Officers who have served in job group N and above for at least six(6) years are eligible to apply;

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields;-Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Biochemistry, Food Sciences
    and Technology, Environmental Science, Biological Sciences, Physical Science, Chemistry or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;

  • Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Biological Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Aquatic Sciences, Biochemistry, Food Science
    and Technology, Environmental Sciences, Physical Science, or any other equivalent and relevant degree from a recognized Institution;

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Shown competence in planning and implementation of development, management and research of fisheries projects and programmes;

  • Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized Institution;

  • Knowledge of the Fisheries development and management policies, Fisheries Act and other related Acts and international conventions; and

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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nakuru County Public Service Board Director of Fisheries Jobs in Kenya


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