Thursday, April 3, 2014

Civil Engineer, Ministry of Agriculture

Republic of Kenya

Kenya Cereal Enhancement Programme

Recruitment of Programme Coordination Unit Staff

Background: The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries, State Department of Agriculture, is rolling out the Kenya Cereals Enhancement Programme (KCEP) whose objective is to contribute to National Food Security. 

The programme is funded by European Union through IFAD. 

The Ministry wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to the following position:

Civil Engineer (CVE) – Nairobi 

Ref. CVE05

The Civil Engineer will report to the Programme Coordinator.

S/he will oversee the implementation of the civil works related to construction and refurbishment of warehouses and road spot improvements.

Duties and Responsibilities include:-

(a) Overseeing the preparation of tender documents for the studies, supervision and construction / refurbishment of warehouses and road spot improvements;

(b) Supervising civil works activities under the programme and report on progress to the PC;

(c) Contributing to the preparation of the AWPB and progress reports;

For appointment to this position, applicants must have:-

(a) Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution

(b) Been registered by relevant professional body.

(c) Relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage;

(d) Eight (8) years relevant work experience, three(3) of which must have been in senior management; and

(e) Strong computer application and communications skills (oral, written, presentation).

Application Process

i. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

ii. Each application should have a CV and covering letter indicating the Reference Number for the position.

Applicants for positions in the Nakuru or Siakago Town sub-units should clearly indicate the preference (N or S) as in the reference numbers.

Photocopies of relevant credentials should be enclosed.

iii. Each application in a sealed envelope should be submitted to:

Principal Secretary
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
State Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 30028-00100

Not later than 10.00 a.m. on 11th April 2014.

iv. Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for the interview