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Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact usKenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre (KAGRC) formally known as Central Artificial Insemination Station (CAIS) was established by Kenya Gazette Notice Number 557 of 19th June 1946 with the objective of controlling venereal diseases and genetic improvement of exotic dairy Cattle. KAGRC is situated 15 km from City Centre (West of the Nairobi City), and has its Headquarters in Lower Kabete in Nairobi and has land capacity of about 358 Acres, 124 bulls in the stud. The functions of the management committee have since been taken over by the Board of Directors, appointed vide the Gazette Notice No L.N. 110 of 5th Sept. 2011. The mandate of KAGRC is to produce, preserve, and conserve, animal genetic material (semen embryo, tissues and live animals) and rear breeding bulls for provision of high quality disease free semen to meet the national demand and for export. In order to meet its mandate, KAGRC works in close collaboration with other breeding organizations such as the Kenya Stud Book, the Dairy Recording Services of Kenya and the Livestock Recording Center. Together, these organizations implement the Contract Mating and Progeny Testing Programmes. The organization also works closely with the breed societies as well as individual and institutional farms which provide herds for the breeding program. It is a profound achievement that the centre has attained the ISO 9001:2008 QMS certification in management standards on the world best practices. Bull Stud The station initially started with an importation of six bulls in 1946 ; four Guernsey and two Jersey bulls from America and Scotland respectively. Ayrshire and Friesian breeds were later introduced.
The Board wishes to recruit a dynamic results-oriented and committed individual who can transform the organization to maximize its profit and deliver on its mandate. The position will be for a three-year contract period renewable once subject to performance. The successful candidate for the position shall be offered a competitive remuneration package in accordance with KAGRC’s salary structure.
The Managing Director is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of KAGRC and shall be responsible to the Board of Directors for the implementation of KAGRC’s objectives and strategies for the realization of its goals. The holder shall also be responsible for the day to day operations and administration of the organization and the prudent management of its resources.
The duties and responsibilities shall include:
KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents during the interview:
Successful candidates will be required to provide the following documents:
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to make their applications ONLINE through KAGRC’s recruitment portal accessible through www.recruitment.kagrc.go.ke by 2nd October, 2023 at 5.00 pm.
The application letter should be addressed to:-
Board of Directors
Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre
P.O. Box 23070-00604
NAIROBIInterested and qualified? Go to Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre on recruitment.kagrc.go.ke to apply
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