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
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.
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.