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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 14, 2023
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    Busia County Public Service Board seeks to professionally deliver service to the people of Busia with integrity and dedication through well trained competent and skilled man powern In all these achievements, she has derived her support and strength in God in whom she has always put trust and who she acknowledges never fails her. Her family has been by her ...
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    Director Fisheries (Blue Economy)

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: -

    • Initiating development and review of policies, legal, regulatory and institutional framework for the fisheries, aquaculture & blue economy resources;
    • Promoting regional joint management and research activities under the international and regional conventions and treaties’ activities under blue economy sector;
    • Monitoring the implementation of regional and international protocols conventions, bilateral/multilateral cooperation and treaties on Fisheries, Aquaculture & Blue Economy;
    • Initiating resources mobilization proposals for development of the Fisheries & Blue economy and implementation of programmes and projects for fisheries & blue economy;
    • Coordinating capacity Building for Data/Information collection for Fisheries, Aquaculture & Blue Economy;
    • Advancing sustainable and prosperous lake-based energy, marine transport, ports and shipbuilding, aquaculture, commercial fisheries, fresh water fish processing, lake and marine region tourism, technology and circular economy;
    • Developing and implementing mechanisms for institutional dispute resolution on fisheries & blue economy resource-based conflicts;
    • Initiating the development and review of Blue Economy Curriculum;
    • Coordinating Blue Economy investment opportunities in the marine ecosystems and Lake zones and providing guidance on investment plans and business development in the blue economy;
    • Monitoring implementation of blue economy master plan
    • Any other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for appointment

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have: -

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the position of Deputy Director Fisheries and Blue Economy or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Fisheries Science; Applied Aquatic Sciences; Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology; Biology; Zoology; Botany; Biochemistry; Biotechnology; Marine and Coastal Fisheries Management and Development; Marine Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Natural Resources Management; Conservation Biology and Resource Development; Geology; Hydrology; Environmental Sciences; Sociology; Food Science and Technology; Tourism; Wildlife; Energy; Remote Sensing; Spatial Planning; Land Economics; Geophysics; Oceanography; Chemistry or any other equivalent and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;.
    • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
    • Shown competence in planning and implementation of development, management and research of fisheries, aquaculture and Blue Economy projects and programs;
    • Knowledge of the Fisheries, aquaculture and Blue Economy development and management policies, Fisheries Act and other related statutes and international conventions;
    • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and understanding of national and international fisheries agreements, conventions, protocols and the United Nations Convention on Laws of the Sea.
    • Attended Strategic Leadership Development Programme or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Shown competence in planning and implementation of development management and research of fisheries projects and programs
    • Have certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
    • Knowledge of the Fisheries development and management policies, Fisheries Act and other related Statutes and international conventions; and
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Method of Application

    Mandatory Additional requirements

    All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following documents:

    • KRA Tax compliance certificate
    • Clearance from HELB
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    • Certificate of Good Conduct
    • CRB clearance certificate


    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 14th April, 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,

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