Position title
County Chief Officer - Agriculture And Irrigation
Description
Responsibilities
The County Chief Officer shall be the Authorized Officer in respect of exercise delegated powers and shall be responsible to the Respective County Executive Committee Member for:
  • The day-to-day administration of the County Department ;
  • Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery within the department;
  • Implementation of policies and development plans and programs within the department;
  • Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development goals including performance management;
  • Formulation and implementation of effective programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals; and,
  • Promotion of National values and principles of governance and values and principles of the County Public Service
Qualifications
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field applied for from a university recognized in Kenya; a Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in the specific area for a minimum of 10 years, 5 of which should be at a managerial level. Serving officers with a minimum of three years at Job Group CPSB 03 (R) or its equivalent are eligible to apply.
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body where applicable;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of County development goals and plans towards attainment of Kenya Vision 2030;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Be a strategic thinker, proactive and results oriented;
  • Have a capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines; and,
  • Have the ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Voi, Taita-Taveta, Kenya
Date posted
October 15, 2022
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