Trans Nzoia County Director Livestock Production Jobs in Kenya

Trans Nzoia County Director Livestock Production Jobs in Kenya

  • Director will be responsible to the Chief Officer in charge of Livestock, Fisheries and
    Cooperative Management for management and coordination of the Livestock Production function.

    Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Participating in 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 utilizations of range resources; and other duties will include overseeing extension activities; 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 formulation of livestock bilateral/multilateral agreements. 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 or in an equivalent and relevant position in a busy organization for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • 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, Diary 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 form a recognized institution;

  • A certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;

  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institutions; and

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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Trans Nzoia County Director Livestock Production Jobs in Kenya

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