Secretary – Fisheries & Blue Economy job at Public Service Commission

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Public Service Commission

Secretary – Fisheries & Blue Economy

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Position: Secretary – Fisheries & Blue Economy
JobGroup/Grade/Scale: CSG4, :(166,780.00-322,040.00)
Ministry: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives
Department: State Department for Fisheries, Aquaculture and The Blue Economy

Qualifications and Requirements:
Basic Salary Scale Ksh. 169,140 – 324,430 p.m. (CSG 4) House Allowance: Ksh. 80,000 p.m Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 24, 000 p.m. Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year Medical Cover: As provided by the government Terms of Service Permanent or Local Agreement For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
• served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Deputy Director Fisheries or Blue Economy, CSG 6 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Wider Public Service or Private Sector;
• a 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;
• a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: – Fisheries Science; Fisheries Management, Hydrology, Applied Aquatic Sciences; Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology; Marine and Coastal Fisheries Management and Development; Marine Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Natural Resources Management; Conservation Biology and Resource Development; Environmental Sciences; Food Science and Technology; Oceanography; or any other equivalent and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
• acquired wide experience in all aspects of fisheries management, development of policies and is fully conversant with the Fisheries Act and all relevant national and international instruments;
• clear understanding of National, Regional, Continental and International Development goals, policies, strategies and instruments and ability to link them to sustainability;
• demonstrated ability in Conflict Resolution; and
• experience in mobilizing and managing resources

Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-
• providing advice on all technical matters;
• overseeing the planning of overall development, reviewing and implementing of policy, legal, regulatory and institutional framework for fisheries, aquaculture and blue economy for management, development, food and nutrition security;
• overseeing matters of regional and international fisheries protocols, conventions, declarations and standards for shared fisheries and aquaculture resources and migratory fish stocks;
• overseeing the Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies domiciled in the State Department;
• providing Secretariat service to the Kenya Fisheries Advisory Council;
• being a focal point person for programmes and projects, national, regional and international fisheries and aquaculture management and development organizations, commitments and declarations on Blue Economy Management Development;
• coordinating fisheries, aquaculture and blue economy policy research and collaboration;
• overseeing domestication and implementation of regional and international fisheries management conventions and protocols;
• coordinating mobilization of resources for fisheries and Aquaculture management and Development and blue economy;
• promoting Kenya as center for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Blue Economy building and staff development of Fisheries Personnel; and
• overseeing the development of blue economy master plan

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