Public Service Commission Director, Livestock Production Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Director, Livestock Production Jobs in Kenya

For appointment to this grade, one must have: -

  • served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the grade of
    Deputy Director of Livestock Production CSG 6 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 Science/Animal Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Food Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics and Dairy Technology, Agricultural Education and Extension, or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from recognized institution;

  • a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines; animal Science, Animal production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Extension, Animal Breeding and Genetics or Animal Nutrition or
    equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya; 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 proper management of livestock production

    Duties and Responsibilities.

  • The Director, Livestock Production will be responsible to the Principal Secretary for
    providing overall strategic policy direction, development, formulation, review and implementation of the livestock production function.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • planning, directing, controlling and coordinating livestock development policies and programmes;

  • promoting and coordinating livestock development in collaborating with stakeholders;

  • participating in the formulation and implementation of livestock bilateral/multilateral agreements
    and national and sectoral livestock policies;

  • developing marketing policies for both domestic and export markets on livestock, emerging livestock, their product and bi-products;

  • researching innovating and advising on livestock production technologies and techniques;

  • overseeing monitoring and evaluation of livestock programmes/projects;

  • preparing and presenting technical papers and reports during professional forums and symposia;

  • liaising with research institutions and other stakeholders on livestock production matters;

  • ensuring safe custody and security of livestock information management systems;

  • overseeing staff capacity building and technical training institutions and initiating participation in development public/private partnership;

  • coordination of the implementation of the department’s strategic plans and realization of its objectives;

  • overseeing the preparation and implementation of the performance appraisal systems and contracts of the department;

  • ensuring accountability and prudent management of the resources and assets; and

  • ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Service Commission Director, Livestock Production Jobs in Kenya

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