Deputy Director Crops Development

at Nairobi City County Public Service Board
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted February 19, 2023
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES


Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Home Economics, Crop production, Agronomy, Horticulture, Agri-business, Agricultural Economics, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Extension & Education, Entrepreneurship or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development course not less than 6 weeks
  • Certificate in Senior management course not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrate high degree of professional competence as reflected in work performance and results Minimum level.
  • Must have served in the grade of Assistant Director of Agriculture or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years.
  • Leadership skills Communication skills, Interpersonal skills, Organizational skills, Ability to work under pressure, Negotiation skills, Ability to build and lead cohesive teams and Problem solving skills.
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Job Description

  • This position is responsible for enhancing crops productivity in the county through adoption of Innovative competitive and sustainable farming methods that leads to improved harmonized food security, income generation and job creation.
  • Handling administrative, human resource and asset management issues
  • Setting performance targets and standards in consultation with the Director
  • Direct interventions in the crops value chains which connect farmers and input suppliers and markets
  • Overseeing efforts that lead to improved linkages between small farmers, civil society organizations, financial institutions, government and private sector
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