Position title
County Chief Officer - Agriculture And Irrigation
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
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
Job Location
Voi, Taita-Taveta, Kenya
Date posted
October 15, 2022
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