Milk Production Officer at Good Neighbors Kenya (1 Position)

Location: Bisil Project Office (Kajiado County)

Employment Period: 1 year renewable

Employee Category: Fixed Term Contract

Responsibilities

  • Preparing livestock production information;
  • Providing technical advice in animal production, livestock marketing, range management and ranching;
  • Promoting economic livestock farming;
  • Participating in organizing extension activities which include field days, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits.
  • Participating in collaborative research activities;
  • Disseminating livestock production technologies such as construction of livestock housing and structures, milk production, pasture and fodder production and conservation, farm planning, gross margins analysis, on-farm feed formulation.
  • Implementing livestock production programmes/projects in such areas as dairy cattle farming, breeding programmes, fodder production and conservation, value addition to livestock products, emerging livestock and other animal husbandry interventions;
  • Capturing, maintaining and storing livestock data.
  • Assessing smallholder dairy and feed value chain practices and knowledge in the project area
  • Conducting an assessment of smallholders’ dairy value chains ad identify potential interventions to enhance benefits to smallholder producers and other value chain actors in Kajiado County
  • Identifying and developing portfolio for intensification and market orientation of potential livestock value chains providing case studies in dairy for commercialization of production with stimulating rapid change in feed-related elements of these value chains.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields:- Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Agribusiness, Range Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology, Or Agricultural Education and Extension from a recognized Institution;
  • At least 7 year relevant experience
  • Certificate in compute applications.

How To Apply

Written applications enclosing Certificates, testimonials and resume stating current and expected remuneration on or before 7th December 2018 to [email protected] If you have a publication or any other portfolio related to your job application kindly include it in your application or share a web link.

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