Position title
Director of Agriculture
Requirements for appointment

• Be an employee of Tharaka Nithi County;
• Has Served in Agricultural Services related fields
• Has an experience of at least 5 years
• A Degree in any of the following fields: Agriculture, Food Technology, Agriculture & Home Economics, Agricultural Education, Horticulture, or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• A Masters’ Degree in any of the following fields: Food Science, Home Economics, Agricultural Economics, Horticulture, Natural Resource Management, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension, Agriculture Education or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
• Attended a Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; and
• Has shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Duties and Responsibilities

• Innovation and Implementation of strategic plans and objectives of the Directorate: – handling technical and administrative, human resource, budgetary and assets management issues.
• Team building and setting performance targets and standards in consultation with the C.E.C Member and the Chief officer
• Addressing stakeholders’ concerns and instituting operational accountability
• Cost effective research to advance County Agriculture priorities
• Modernize and make extension services responsive to customer needs
• Update and rationalize technical training
• Maximize sustainable gains from crop development activities
• Device and apply strategies to maximize value of land and optimize its use for alternative purpose
• Enhance synergies between the Directorate and stakeholders
• Enhance gainful co-operation between the Directorate and local/International Stakeholders

Job Group

R

Contacts

NOTE: COMMUNICATION FROM THE COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE
BOARD IS ONLY DONE THROUGH THE OFFICE MOBILE PHONE
NUMBER 0748087375.

Job Location
Date posted
March 10, 2020
Valid through
March 25, 2020
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Offer ended on March 25, 2020

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