Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Co-operative Development)Jobs in Kenya

Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Co-operative Development)Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Director Co-operative Development will be responsible to the Chief Officer, Livestock,
    Fisheries and Cooperative Management for the coordination and management of the cooperative movement in the County.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Providing technical advice on cooperative investments, finance, credit, marketing, project management, extension and advisory services;

  • Developing and ensuring implementation of policies;

  • Enforcing compliance with co-operative legislation;

  • Designing, coordinating and monitoring the implementation of cooperative activities, programmes and policies; carrying out market research and disseminating research findings;

  • Preparing and validating registration and de-registration of co-operative societies;

  • Monitoring co-operative societies’ liquidation process;

  • Developing education and training packages for the co-operative movement;

  • Promoting value addition and processing;

  • Conducting co-operative banking inspections;

  • Undertaking co-operative risk assessment;

  • Developing new financial products, new credit policies and other co-operative ventures; 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 Commissioner/Senior Assistant Director for Co-operative Development for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce, Business Administration, Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Co-operative Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development, Finance or Agri-business from a recognized institution;

  • Master degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce, Business Administration, Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Co-operative Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development, Finance or Agri-business from a recognized institution;

  • Post graduate diploma in cooperative management for those with a bachelor’s degree in other fields other than in cooperative management will be an added advantage;

  • Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks for a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and

  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national policies, objectives and ability to relate them to the Co-operative Development and Marketing function;

  • 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 (Co-operative Development)Jobs in Kenya


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