Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Agriculture Crop Production) Jobs in Kenya

Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Agriculture Crop Production) Jobs in Kenya


  • Director will be responsible to the Chief Officer Agriculture for coordination and
    administration of the Agriculture crop production function.

    Specific Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Coordinating extension activities which include field days, agricultural shows, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits;

  • Participating in the development of public /private initiatives and overall policy
    formulation;

  • Preparing technical information in Agriculture, Agriculture marketing, range management, aquaculture, and ranching; promoting economic Agriculture farming; resourcing in technical workshops and seminars;

  • Researching, inventing and advising on Agriculture production technologies and techniques;

  • Developing Agriculture production programmes /projects;

  • Preparing agribusiness, ranch and farm plans;

  • Establishing linkages with research institutions and other stakeholders on Agriculture production matters; coordinating conservation and utilization of range resources.

  • In addition, the director will be responsible for, overseeing extension activities; overseeing the implementation of Agriculture information management systems; coordinating monitoring and evaluation of Agriculture programmes; preparing technical papers and reports for professional forums and symposia; participating in the formulation of Agriculture bi-lateral/multilateral
    agreements and be responsible for staff supervision, development and appraisal in the Directorate.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

  • Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Agriculture for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following
    disciplines: - Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Food Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture /Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology or Agricultural Education and Extension from a recognized institution;

  • Master’s 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, Agriculture/Agriculture Economics, Dairy Technology, Agricultural Extension, Animal Breeding and Genetics or Animal Nutrition or
    equivalent from a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.

  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution; and

  • Shown outstanding administrative capability and professional competence required in managing Agriculture production services.

  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Agriculture Crop Production) Jobs in Kenya


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