Head of Tea Directorate

Responsible for overall execution of Tea Directorate’s strategic functions and management of its resources. Specific services include: -

  1. Advise the tea Industry on policy and regulatory matters.
  2. Coordinate the implementation of the Crops Act, 2013 and Tea Regulations thereof;
  3. Coordinate the development, review and implementation of tea standards;
  4. Implement the tea industry strategic initiatives in line with the strategic plan;
  5. Mobilize and allocate resources between programmes;
  6. Determine research priorities in the tea industry;


  1. Budgeting and budgetary control;
  2. Treasury management
  3. Debtors and creditors management
  4. Financial and management reporting in accordance with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
  5. Advise on the financial matters in accordance with Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Public Finance Management Regulations, 2015 and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
  6. Manage internal and external audits

Human Resource Development and Administration

  1. Coordinate manpower planning, employee welfare, training, employee relations, separation and performance management
  2. Implement AFA and public sector human resource policies.
  3. Mainstream national and international human resource frameworks including cross-cutting programs (National Cohesion, Disability Mainstreaming, Road Safety, Gender Mainstreaming and HIV prevention and awareness, Alcohol and drug abuse(ADA)) in Tea Directorate activities;
  4. Coordinate internships, industrial attachments and apprenticeships in the Directorate
  5. Management of the directorate’s assets.

Supply Chain

  1. Coordinate Preparation & Consolidation of Directorate’s Procurement plan;
  2. Procure goods, works and services in accordance with the Public Procurement Asset Disposal Act 2015 and Regulations 2020;
  3. Inventory management and asset disposal;

Information and Communication Technology

  1. Manage the Directorate’s automated business processes, e-portals (IMIS, Kentrade) and related ICT infrastructure;
  2. Coordinate ICT security strategy, business continuity, and disaster recovery plans;