Director veterinary services

Migori County Public Service Board

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF MIGORI

OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT

Migori County Public Service Board is a Body corporate established under section 57 of the County Government Act 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Section 59 of the County Government Act 2012 outlines the functions of the Board, pursuant to Constitutional and Legal provisions,

Migori County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacancies pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 184 (1) (b) and County Government No. 17 of 2012 of 2012 sections 49, 58 59(1) (b)and 63.

E. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

❖ Directorate of Fisheries development

20. DIRECTOR VETERINARY SERVICES: ONE (1) POSITION –REF: MCPSB 247/2018

Terms of Service: Contract/Permanent

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Officer, Livestock and Fisheries the Officer will be responsible for management, planning, coordination and administration of veterinary services, livestock and fisheries development in the County.

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

i. Organization, direction, control and co-ordination of the functions of Livestock, Veterinary Services and Fisheries development in the County;

ii. Developing appropriate county departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for the implementation of the mandate of Livestock, Veterinary Services and Fisheries development;

iii. Handling administrative, human resource and asset management issues;

iv. Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures;

v. Co-ordination of production, documentation and dissemination of Livestock, Veterinary Services and Fisheries development;

vi. Interpreting and applying National and County laws and other related statutes in line with the county goals and objectives;

vii. Establish a harmonious working relationship with the State Government

viii. Director of Livestock, Veterinary Services;

ix. Develop appropriate guidelines on interactions with other counties on Livestock, Veterinary Services and Fisheries development;

x. Lay out a sound groundwork for export of animal and animal products;

xi. Designing and managing complex disease control programmes;

xii. Acquisition of professional equipment and materials for Livestock, Veterinary Services and Fisheries development;

xiii. Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the County Executive Committee Member or Chief Officer.

(b) Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenya Citizen;

ii. Be a holder of a Bachelor degree in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Production or Fisheries from a recognized university (mandatory);

iii. Be registered by a relevant professional body;

iv. Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results;

v. Have a relevant knowledge and experience on extension of not less than five (5) years;

vi. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2030;

vii. Be a strategic thinker and results oriented;

viii. Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity;

ix. Be computer literate.

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