Public Service Commission Senior Deputy Director, Livestock Production Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Senior Deputy Director, Livestock Production Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to this grade, one must have: -

  • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of Assistant Director of 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 Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Food Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology or Agricultural Education and Extension from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines;- Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Agriculture and Home Economics, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology, Agricultural Extension, Animal Breeding and Genetics or Animal Nutrition 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
    services.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director of Livestock Production for
    efficient management of a Division.

  • Specific duties will involve initiating formulation development, implementation, monitoring and review of policies, laws and strategies in
    the delivery of livestock production services.

    An officer at this level may be deployed to
    perform any of the following services:-

    Livestock Production and Breeding Services

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • formulating and reviewing policies in animal production;

  • coordinating the development of production and breeding policies of sheep, goats, poultry, pigs, rabbits, camels, donkeys dairy and beef cattle, camels and donkeys;

  • formulating and implementing Livestock Production and Breeding programmes and projects;

  • collaborating with relevant institutions involved in various aspects of livestock
    development;

  • coordinating activities of Livestock Recording Centre and animal breeding institutions;

  • managing livestock production information and statistics; promoting forage production and genetic conservation;

  • promoting appropriate livestock feeding technologies and techniques;

  • developing and disseminating information on livestock production and breeding;

  • participating in the development of livestock standards of inputs, equipment, products and by products;

  • identifying and setting research agenda in collaboration with stakeholders;

  • implementing legal and regulatory frameworks in animal production;

  • coordinating the implementation of the strategic objectives relating to livestock production as contained in the Departmental Strategic Plan;

  • overseeing the preparation and implementation of work plans, performance appraisal systems and contracts of a Division; ensuring accountability and prudent management of resources allocated to a Division; and

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

    Range Resources Management and Development Services

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • formulating, reviewing and guiding implementation of policies on rangeland resources management and development formulating programmes and projects on rangeland development;

  • coordinating all technical matters relating to range management, development, improvement and conservation;

  • collaborating with relevant agencies in range and livestock research, wildlife activities, and livestock water development;

  • proving guidance to ranchers and pastoralists on matters relating to livestock production;

  • offering technical guidance on matters relating to extension services in the rangelands;

  • collaborating with institutions dealing with rangelands adjudication, environment, desertification, soil conservation, land use and climate
    change on range management and development;

  • coordinating the development of range forage resources;

  • formulating programmes and projects for drought and floods mitigation and recovery in rangelands;

  • implementing legal and regulatory frameworks in range resources management and development; and

  • developing livestock early warning system in conjunction with relevant stakeholders.

  • coordinating the implementation of the strategic objectives relating to range resources management and development as contained in the Departmental
    Strategic Plan;

  • overseeing the preparation and implementation of workplans, performance appraisal systems and contracts of a Division;

  • ensuring accountability and prudent management of resources allocated in a Division; and

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

    Apiculture and Emerging Livestock Services

    Duties and responsibilities at this level include: -

  • formulating and reviewing policies in apiculture and emerging Livestock; coordinating the development of apiculture and emerging livestock;

  • formulating and coordinating the implementation of specific apiculture and emerging livestock programmes and projects;

  • collaborating with relevant institutions involved in various aspects of apiculture and
    emerging livestock development;

  • facilitating the co-ordination of the activities of the National Beekeeping Institute;

  • coordinating management of information and statistics on apiculture and emerging livestock;

  • promoting bee forage production and genetic conservation;

  • promoting appropriate beekeeping and emerging livestock production technologies;

  • coordinating the development of technical packages in apiculture and nonconventional livestock;

  • collaborating with relevant institutions and stakeholders in standardization of inputs, equipment and products for apiculture and emerging livestock;

  • identifying and setting the research agenda in collation with other relevant Government departments and stakeholders;

  • implementing legal and regulatory frameworks in apiculture and emerging livestock development;

  • coordinating the implementation of the strategic objectives relating to apiculture and emerging livestock as contained in the Departmental Strategic Plan;

  • overseeing the preparation and implantation of work plans, performance appraisal systems and contracts of the Division;

  • ensuring accountability and prudent management of resources allocated in the Division; and

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

    Agribusiness, Training, Research and Extension Services

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • formulating and coordinating the implementation of specific agribusiness, extension services programmes/projects and research;

  • promoting agribusiness and value addition of livestock, livestock products and byproducts;

  • collaborating in the development of livestock products standards;

  • liaising with relevant research institutions to enhance research and extension services linkages;

  • initiating research agenda setting; setting standards for livestock extension service deliver;

  • coordinating and monitoring technology adoption and diffusion for improved livestock production;

  • ensuring quality assurance of examinations and curricula for livestock training institutions and forging linkages with other relevant training institutions; and

  • overseeing the preparation and implementation of work plans, performance appraisal systems and contracts of a Division.

    How to Apply

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


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