Deputy Director Irrigation – Busia County – Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities
Formulating policies, standards, programs and projects for Irrigation and Land reclamation development
Promoting research, development and innovation in Irrigation Sector for Effective and efficient provision of irrigation and land Reclamation Services.
Coordinating the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of irrigation systems
Coordinating training of graduate engineers and technicians
Supervising preparation of irrigation tender documents
Validating reports on socio-economic and environmental impact of irrigation development
Carrying out monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects
Preparing periodic reports on irrigation and Land reclamation
Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Requirements for appointment
Must have served in the position of Chief Superintending Engineer (Irrigation) for a minimum period of three (3) years
Bachelors of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-Systems Engineering, BioMechanical and processing or Soil and Water Engineering, Environmental Engineering from a recognized institution.
Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineering, Soil and Water Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Water Resources Engineering, Irrigation Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
Registration by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (EBK) /Kenya Technologists Registration Board (KETRIB) /NEMA/Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK) and be in good standing.
Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) lasting a minimum of six (6) weeks or its equivalent
Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution
Have demonstrated general managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance.

How to apply
All applicants should submit their application letter together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card and any other supporting documents to the County Public Service Board – PORT VICTORIA PLAZA on or before Wednesday 31st May, 2023 at 5.00 p.m.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Secretary/CEO,
County Public Service Board,
County Government of Busia,
P.O Box 1103- 50400,
The County Government of Busia is an equal opportunity employer, women, youth, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.
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