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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Manager, Agriculture job in Kenya

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the following positions.

Manager, Agriculture
Ref: KVDA/2/MA

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Manager Technical Services and Operations, the manager, Agriculture shall be the Resource person in Agriculture and Livestock Matters and will be responsible for the overall supervision and co-ordination of work in the Division

    * Budgeting for all activities of the Division
    * Formulation of policies and programmes on Agriculture and livestock
    * Planning and designing agricultural and livestock projects and programmes.

Qualifications and experience

    * Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agricultural economics, Livestock, Animal production or other related fields from a recognized university.
    * Must have served in a relevant field for a minimum of ten (10) years, five (5) of which must be in a senior management position.
    * Demonstrate clear understanding of the role of regional development in Kenya’s socio-economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030
    * Computer literate
    * A masters degree in the relevant field is an added advantage
    * Should be above 45 years of age

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with responsibility of the job and experience of the individual will be offered to the right candidates.

The Chief Manager/Technical services and operations position will be on a three year renewable contract based on performance and the Agriculture manager will be on permanent and pensionable terms of service.

Interested candidates should submit their applications indicating the reference number of the job applied for on the envelope with a detailed CV and photocopies of all testimonials, IDs stating their current position, current remuneration level, E-mail, contact address and telephone number and addresses of three referees to reach the undersigned on or before 18th January 2011 and addressed to:.

The Chairperson
Kerio Valley Development Authority
P.O Box 2660-30100


Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted, canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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