Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Livestock Production) Jobs in Kenya

Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Livestock Production) Jobs in Kenya


  • The Director Livestock Production will be responsible to the Chief Officer in charge of
    Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperative Management for directing and directing Livestock projects and programmes.

    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 animal production, livestock marketing, range management, apiculture, and ranching;

  • Promoting economic livestock farming;

  • Resourcing in technical workshops and seminars;

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

  • Developing livestock production programmes /projects;

  • Preparing agribusiness, ranch and farm plans;

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

  • Coordinating conservation and utilization of range resources;

  • Overseeing the implementation of livestock information management systems;

  • Coordinating monitoring and evaluation of livestock programmes;

  • Preparing technical papers and reports for professional forums and symposia, and participating in the formulation of livestock bi-lateral/multilateral agreements;

  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya; and

  • Performance management, planning, supervision and deployment of staff in the directorate.

    Requirements for Appointment

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

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

  • Hold 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, Livestock /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, Livestock/Agriculture Economics, Dairy Technology, Agricultural Extension, Animal Breeding and Genetics or Animal Nutrition 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 livestock 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 (Livestock Production) Jobs in Kenya


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