Director Agricultural Mechanization Service

Job Description

Requirements for appointment

i) A degree in Agriculture Engineering or other related field from a recognized University

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ii) Master’s Degree in relevant field will be an added advantage

iii) Have knowledge and relevant work experience of not less than Seven (7) years, three (3) of which must have been at Senior Management level in the Public Service or Private Sector;

iv) Member of Relevant Professional Organization.

v) Having undergone management and leadership course of not less than four weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

vi) Successful applicant to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity;


Duties & Responsibilities

i) Provide the overall administration and management of the AMS.

ii) Provide direction and leadership for AMS staff

iii) Coordinate mechanization projects and programs

iv) Oversee the mobilization of resources for development of the station from available local development funds

v) Prepare and implement performance contracts

vi) Implement the National Agricultural Mechanization Strategy (NAMS) at the county,

vii) Build capacity, Collaboration and backstopping on mechanization technologies in Liaison with all key stakeholders.

viii) Participate in stakeholder forums, field days, open days, exhibitions and shows.

ix) Examine and approve all plans and designs of various construction works prior to actual implementation by the mechanization manager and field superintendents,

x) Coordinating preparation of work plans and budgets; and Periodic Reports


Skills Required

Coordination Skills

Leadership Skills

Administration Skills


Application Details

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