Reports to: -Managing Director
Duties and Responsibilities at this level will entail: -
Implement the Board’s policies, strategies and procedures;
Develop and enforce dairy policies, regulations and standards;
Ensure consumer safety and protection through market surveillance on quality and safety of dairy produce;
Develop and Implement measures for traceability of Dairy produce;
Oversee Licensing of milk handling premises and facilities to enable enterprise development;
Oversee the registration and licensing of dairy managers in dairy processing facilities;
Provide dairy industry information, statistics and other relevant data for planning and decision making
Carry out investigations and providing intelligence reports;
Oversee the provision of laboratory services to the industry for quality and safety assessment of marketed dairy produce; and
Provide advisory services to stakeholders.
Have a minimum period ten (15) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a management role in comparable position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: - Dairy Technology, Food Science and Technology, Public Health, Veterinary Science, Animal Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Have a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Dairy Technology, Food Science and Technology, Public Health, Veterinary Science, Animal Science, Project Management, Economics, Statistics or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
Leadership course lasting not less four (4) weeks;
Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
Be proficient in computer applications; and
Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Strategy formulation and execution
Excellent communication skills oral and written
Very strong interpersonal skills
High standards of integrity, with a clean track record
Ability to influence
Strong Business acumen
Good organizational and planning skills
Highly organized with ability to multitask.
Assertive, proactive and diligent with commitment to high standards of service delivery
Creative and innovative, with a forward thinking approach
Ability to prioritize, organize own workload and manage projects to completion
Ability to work well under pressure and within tight time constraints
Knowledge of the country relevant legislation.