University of Eldoret Farm Manager Jobs Kenya

University of Eldoret Farm Manager Jobs Kenya


The University of Eldoret is a public University with nine (9) schools namely; Agriculture and Biotechnology; Business and Management Sciences; Economics; Education; Engineering; Environmental Studies; Human Resource Development; Natural Resource Management and Science.

It has over 20,000 students, 1,500 employees and land measuring 1,057 acres.

The University has a Vision of being a “premier university that is globally visible in knowledge generation and technological innovations” and a Mission of providing high quality education and training in science, agriculture and technology that promotes networking, partnerships and linkages with other institutions and industry”.

The University therefore invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position listed below:

Farm Manager

Reporting to the Registrar Administration, the Farm Manager shall be responsible for
the effective and efficient management of the university farm and related activities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • At least seven (7) years of work experience in a relevant field; at least three (3) of which
    must have been served in a senior management position.
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Membership registration with relevant professional body;
  • Continuous Management training lasting not less than four (4) weeks.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Being the head of the University Farm department;
  • University of Eldoret is ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Being in charge of the coordination and management of the farm;
  • Formulation and implementation of farm policies and strategies;
  • Preparing the staff establishment of the Farm Workers;
  • Advise the University management on staff training and development;
  • Preparing the budgeting and procurement of all the farm requirements;
  • Ensuring that all the required quality standards are maintained in the farm products;
  • Staff development and capacity building and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by immediate supervisor from time to time.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested applicants should
    submit ten (10) copies of their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, e-mail address, telephone contacts, postal address, current post, copy of current pay slip, copy of their original National Identification Card (ID), certified copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials.
  • A soft copy must also be sent to the email addresses provided below.
  • Applicants for grades 14 & 15 to send their applications to the Chairman of Council,
    while those for grades 13 and below to send their applications to the Vice Chancellor.

    All applicants must satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya by getting clearances from the following bodies:

  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);
  • Commission for University Education (CUE) and
  • Current certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service (NPS).
  • They should also provide three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and areas of specialization, one of which must be a recent/last employer.
  • Applicants are also advised to request their referees to write references directly to the
    undersigned.
  • Applications should be received on or before Thursday, 24th January, 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The University of Eldoret is an equal opportunity employer thus, women, persons with disability and minority groups are encouraged to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; University of Eldoret Farm Manager Jobs Kenya

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