COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF NYERI
COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
RE: ADVERTISEMENT FOR VACANT POSITIONS
The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:
1. DIRECTOR, CROPS RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, JOB GROUP “R” – 1 POST
Duties and responsibilities
Reporting to the Chief Officer, Department of Agriculture, Livestock and
Fisheries, the Officer will be responsible of the following:
a) Implementation of the Strategic Plan and objectives of the Directorate;
b) Handling technical, administrative, human resource, budgetary and assets management issues;
c) Team building and setting performance targets and standards in consultation with the Chief Officer;
d) Addressing stakeholders concerns and instituting operational accountability;
e) Incorporating new initiatives into the Directorate’s schemes of work.
f) Modernizing and ensuring services are responsive to customer needs;
g) Ensuring staff capacity building;
h) Maximizing sustainable development activities in the County;
i) Enhance synergies between the County Government and its Agencies and promote gainful cooperation between the sector and stakeholders; and
j) Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer.
Requirements for Appointment
The candidate must:
a) Be a Kenyan Citizen.
b) Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Food
Science, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness or
Agriculture Extension and Education from an institution recognized in
c) Be a holder of a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Food Science,
Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics,
Agribusiness or Agriculture Extension and Education, Project Planning and
Management from an institution recognized in Kenya
d) Have demonstrated knowledge in relevant legislations and policies
e) Have demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results
f) Have served in a senior management position for a period not less than five (5) years.
g) Have a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program or its equivalent from an institution recognized in Kenya.
i. Applicants MUST attach their C.V together with certified copies of the following documents:
• Academic and Professional Certificates and other testimonials.
• National Identity Card
• Certificate of Good conduct from the Criminal Investigation
• A certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (C.R.B).
• Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (H.E.L.B).
• Clearance certificates from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A).
The County Government of Nyeri is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from any part of the country are encouraged to apply.
HOW TO APPLY
Written applications, together with the required documents should be sent or hand delivered to:
Nyeri County Public Service Board,
P. O Box 90 – 10100
The applications should reach the Secretary on or before 28th August 2018.
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
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