• Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience10 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldMedical / Healthcare 

Job grade: KVB 6
No of posts: 5
REF: KVB/VIS/5/2020
Terms of service: 2-year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

The monthly remuneration will include Kshs -Basic salary: 49,952, House allowance: as per region of deployment, Commuter allowance: 6,000

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Veterinary Inspector and /or Manager Compliance and Enforcement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting private veterinary practices, veterinary laboratories, animal health training institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) handling animals; and
  • Enforcing veterinary standards in animal welfare and veterinary inputs. In addition, duties will entail:-
  • Sensitizing practitioners on Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Paraprofessionals (VSVP) Act, Regulations & Code of Ethics;
  • Attending court cases to give evidence as witnesses in veterinary malpractices
  • Initiating legal proceedings against those violating the Veterinary Act and Regulations; and closing down illegal veterinary practices.

Requirement for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) Degree from a recognized institution;
  • Has at least ten (10) years’ experience in relevant field;
  • A Valid Certificate of registration by Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police and
  • Certificate in computer application skills.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meets the above qualifications should submit their applications through the above email address
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Veterinary Board
PO Box 513-00605

On or before 15th January 2021 not later than 5.00pm (East African time).
Kenya Veterinary Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution Chapter 232(1) on fair competition and merit representation of Kenya Diverse Communities and according equal employment opportunities to men, women and members of all ethnic groups. The marginalized, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Ethics and integrity
Shortlisted candidates shall be expected to prove their compliance with chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by obtaining and presenting clearance/compliance certificates from the following organization during interview.

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority KRA)
  2. Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB)
  3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
  5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Please Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce originals of their National Identity card, academic and professional certificates during interviews. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.