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County Director Of Agriculture Job, County Government Jobs May,

Pursuant to the provision of County Government Act , No. 17 of 2012 section 45, 59 (1) (b) the West Pokot County Public Service Board wishes to consider applications from highly qualified results-oriented and self-motivated Kenyan citizens for appointments to the following positions:-

COUNTY DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE JOB GROUP “R” (1 POST)

 Responsibilities

  • Coordination of the implementation of agricultural development policies programmes and projects within the County;
  • Coordination of the agricultural extension services, research liaison, agricultural education, training programmes and other cross -cutting issues in the County;
  • Coordination of the preparation and implementation of work plans and budgets in the agriculture Sub-sector.
  • Secretary to the County Agricultural Board (CAB);
  • Member to various relevant Boards and Committees operating at County levels;Provision and improvement of administrative links between the County and the field services;
  • Management of resources in the Agriculture Sub-sector
  • Capacity building and backstopping;
  • Participation in monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes within the County;
  • Promotion of collaboration of stakeholder participation in extension delivery;
  • Participation in field days, exhibitions and shows/trade fairs;
  • Preparation and implement of performance contract for the Agriculture Sub-sector;
  • Oversee the operations of Farmers & Staff Training institutions;
  • Represent government position in the agricultural boards, committees and institutions as provided by the law
  • Identify impediments and constraints to implementation of policies and programmes and projects in the county
  • Develop and enact bills and regulatory frameworks for county specific policies
  • Develop linkages within the agricultural sector and with other relevant stakeholders including National and regional organizations for Agricultural development
  • Mainstreaming Integrity Assurance in projects and programmes;
  • Appraising staff;
  • Coordination and compilation of periodic reports;

Qualifications 

  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director of Agriculture 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 discipline Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture extension and education or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines(Mandatory):- Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture extension and education or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in senior management not less than four weeks or equivalent
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Terms of Service

  • 3 years Contract renewable subject to performance
  • Salary as prescribed by SRC.

How to Apply

You can access the advertisement details on our website www.westpokot.go.ke and submit online applications through our email myjobs@westpokot.go.ke

All application should be submitted on or before Thursday 27thMay, 2021 to

Ag. Secretary/CEO

West Pokot County Public Service Board P.O Box 577 – 30600

KAPENGURIA

  • The County Government of West Pokot is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women, person living with Disabilities, Marginalized and Minority Communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

 

 

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