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County Director Of Livestock Production Job, County Government Jobs In Kenya October,

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a highly degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment.

County Director Of Livestock Production-Job Group R (1 Post)


  • Head of the livestock production services
  • Coordination of the livestock production activities in the county
  • Supervise the staff and manage their welfare
  • Sign performance contract with the staff and carry out    appraisal at the end of the financial
  • Prepare Annual financial budget and work plans
  • Offer technical    advice    and   ensure    implementation    on   livestock production activities
  • Carry out the implementation and monitoring of livestock production project and programmes
  • Backstopping of farmers trainings on livestock production
  • Compile county quarterly and annual reports
  • To ensure preparation of livestock production farm structures plans and ensure they are available on
  • Liaison with other stakeholders to ensure livestock production breeding programme are properly implemented
  • Participation in    initiation    of    livestock    production    policies    and implementation of passed
  • Partners with other stakeholders to disseminate research findings and ensure new innovations are adopted by our
  • Report and directly answerable to the Chief Officer on matters concerning livestock production
  • Ensure there are adequate livestock feeds through establishments and conservation.
  • To link farmers to markets and credit
  • Ensure extension field activities are facilitated
  • To promote value addition of livestock enterprise


  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director of Livestock Production Job Group Q for a minimum period of three(3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the public Service for a minimum period of ten (10) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Science,Animal Production, Apiculture, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Master’s degree in any of the following discipline’s: (Mandatory)- Animal Science, Animal Production,Apiculture, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in strategic leadership development lasting not less than six weeks from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

 Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before 26th day of October 2020



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