Value Chain Development Director Job in Kenya

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Value Chain Development Director Job in Kenya

Value Chain Development Director 

Terms of Service: – Permanent and Pensionable 

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In charge of coordinating blue economy projects and development in the County.
  • Initiating and implementing blue economy policies, programmes and strategies;
  • Monitoring the implementation of national Blue Economy agreements in the county;
  • Coordinating the strengthening of blue economy extension services;
  • Promoting co-operation between the in the blue economy sectors among local and international stakeholders;
  • undertaking cost effective research to advance national and sectoral blue economy priorities;
  • promoting lake front development programs;
  • Promoting water transport development initiatives in close working relationship with other interested parties and stakeholders.
  • promoting sustainable use of food based aquatic resources; and
  • harmonizing blue economy related technical training in liaison with relevant institution


  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree holder in any of the following fields: – Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Biological Sciences, Food Science and Technology, Chemistry, Physical Sciences or any other equivalent and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Knowledge of the Fisheries and Blue Economy 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;
  • Master’s degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized institution is an added advantage;
  • Five year working experience in a relevant field;
  • Attended a Strategic Leadership Development programme from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and development objectives and ability to align them to the County’s mandate;
  • Proven track record in networking and dialogue facilitation with private and public sector actors;
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity development;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing various stakeholders;
  • Be a good team player with exemplary leadership qualities, interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills.
  • A Strategic Leadership Management Course lasting not less than one(1) month from a
    recognized institution in Kenya;
  • Must be computer literate;
  • Be a person of integrity and in compliance with requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


  • All Directors report to the relevant Chief Officers in their Departments.
  • Additional information and proper job descriptions on the advertised positions are available on the website at
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Applicants from Homa Bay County are required to indicate their constituency and ward of residence.
  • Shortlisted candidates for all advertised positions will be required to provide copies of relevant documents from the under-listed authorities.
    • Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their application letters together with curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates, and testimonials, as well as national identity card or passport and any other relevant documents, either electronically through the County website: or physically delivered to the Homa Bay County Public Service Board Offices in Homa Bay Town through hand delivery or through Post Office using the address below. Applicants should clearly indicate the position(s) applied for on top of the envelope addressed to:

Office of the Chief Executive Officer,

Homa Bay County Public Service Board,

P.O. Box 95 – 40300,


Homa Bay County is an equal-opportunity employer, and women, youth, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply. Applications should be received on or before Tuesday, 14th  March  2023, at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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