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Livestock Production Officer

  1. Carrying out practical demonstrations and training farmers on livestock production technologies and techniques;
  2. Assisting in preparing field days to disseminate livestock production technologies;
  3. Assisting in identification of pasture and fodder varieties;
  4. Assisting in advising on management of pasture and fodder production conservation;
  5. Assisting in farm planning;
  6. Guiding on farm feed formulation;
  7. Collating and analyzing livestock data;
  8. Participating in collaborative research activities;
  9. Implementing livestock programmes / projects; and
  10. Assisting in compiling reports relating to area of specialization.

Job Specification

For appointment of this grade, an officer must have:-

  1. A Bachelors degree in a relevant animal production discipline;
  2. Registered by relevant professional body;
  3. Proficiency in Computer Application; and
  4. Meets the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution.

Key competencies and skills

  1. Good interpersonal communication skills; and
  2. Should be able to work with minimal supervision.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents during the interview:

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. Identity card;
  3. Original Academic certificates and other testimonials;
  4. Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) recognition/equation certificate for degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by foreign universities and institutions.

 Successful candidates will be required to provide the following documents:

  1. Certificate of good conduct;
  2. EACC clearance;
  3. HELB clearance;
  4. KRA compliance certificate; and
  5. Clearance from a reputable credit referencing bureau.

 Interested and qualified candidates are requested to make their applications ONLINE through KAGRC’s recruitment portal accessible through www.recruitment.kagrc.go.ke

Communications & Branding OfficerJob Description

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:-

  1. Developing and overseeing implementation communication and branding
  2. strategy and policy;
  3. Managing corporate events;
  4. Developing information, education and communication materials;
  5. Promoting a positive corporate image of the Centre;
  6. Managing public relations;
  7. Providing media liaison services; and
  8. Developing and overseeing implementation corporate social responsibility programs.
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Job Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  1. Have a Bachelors Degree in Communications or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Have Professional qualification and membership where applicable;
  3. Demonstrated results in work performance; and
  4. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key competencies and skills

  1. Communication skills;
  2. Interpersonal skills;
  3. Report writing skills; and
  4. Integrity.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents during the interview:

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. Identity card;
  3. Original Academic certificates and other testimonials;
  4. Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) recognition/equation certificate for degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by foreign universities and institutions.

 Successful candidates will be required to provide the following documents:

  1. Certificate of good conduct;
  2. EACC clearance;
  3. HELB clearance;
  4. KRA compliance certificate; and
  5. Clearance from a reputable credit referencing bureau.

 Interested and qualified candidates are requested to make their applications ONLINE through KAGRC’s recruitment portal accessible through www.recruitment.kagrc.go.ke

ICT Assistant

Job Description

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:-

  1. Providing advice on ICT hardware, software, network and communication devices and equipment;
  2. Participating in acceptance test, supervision and commissioning of ICT systems/equipment;
  3. Providing support and guidance to ICT in the use of ICT equipment and devices;
  4. Participating in implementing programs for safeguarding data integrity of all systems.
  5. Providing system/application availability through the necessary technical support/upgrades;
  6. Routine installation, configuration servicing, repair and maintenance of computer hardware and network;
  7. Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance and repair reports; and
  8. Participating in committee meetings as appropriate.

Job Specification

For appointment a candidate must have:-

  1. A Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information
  2. Communication Technology, or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  3. Four (4) years relevant work experience;
  4. Demonstrated results in work performance; and
  5. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key competencies and skills

  1. Communication skills;
  2. Interpersonal skills; and
  3. Integrity.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents during the interview:

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. Identity card;
  3. Original Academic certificates and other testimonials;
  4. Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) recognition/equation certificate for degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by foreign universities and institutions.

 Successful candidates will be required to provide the following documents:

  1. Certificate of good conduct;
  2. EACC clearance;
  3. HELB clearance;
  4. KRA compliance certificate; and
  5. Clearance from a reputable credit referencing bureau.

 Interested and qualified candidates are requested to make their applications ONLINE through KAGRC’s recruitment portal accessible through www.recruitment.kagrc.go.ke

Livestock Attendant

Duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail;

  1. Feeding animals;
  2. Taking animals’ temperature on daily basis and recording of the same;
  3. Cleaning of animals pens and paddocks;
  4. Preparing and presenting animals for germplasm collection;
  5. Reporting any sick animal;
  6. Dipping;
  7. Preparing and presenting animals for vaccination and treatment as well as parading them when there are visitors;
  8. Ensuring quarantine measures are adhered to; and
  9. Assisting the Veterinary surgeons during postmortems.

Job Specification

For appointment to this position, one must have:

  1.  KCSE D+ or its equivalent; and
  2. Meets the provision of Chapter 6 of the constitution.

 Key Competencies and skills

  1. Hardworking individual; and
  2. Background in care of livestock.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents during the interview:

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. Identity card;
  3. Original Academic certificates and other testimonials;
  4. Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) recognition/equation certificate for degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by foreign universities and institutions.

 Successful candidates will be required to provide the following documents:

  1. Certificate of good conduct;
  2. EACC clearance;
  3. HELB clearance;
  4. KRA compliance certificate; and
  5. Clearance from a reputable credit referencing bureau.

 Interested and qualified candidates are requested to make their applications ONLINE through KAGRC’s recruitment portal accessible through www.recruitment.kagrc.go.ke

To The Managing Director,

Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre,

P.O Box 23070-00604,

Lower Kabete, Nairobi

by 5th February, 2024 at 5.00 pm.

KAGRC is an equal-opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities, marginalized and minority groups who meet the job specifications are encouraged to apply.  ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.GradeKAGRC 10No Sought2Advert RefKAGRC/HRA/18Recruiment16th January 2024

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