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Milk Production Officer Job at Good Neighbors Kenya - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Officer
Posted: 29-11-2018
Deadline of this Job: 7th December 2018
Duty Station: kenya
Requirements
Job Status
Start Publishing: 29-11-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-11-2068
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Milk Production Officer

Jobs at:
Good Neighbors Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
7th December 2018

Duty Station:
Kenya

Summary
Date Posted: 28th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company

JOB DETAILS:
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.

 

Job application procedure
Written applications enclosing Certificates, testimonials and resume stating current and expected remuneration on or before 7th December 2018 to gn.kenya.recruit@gmail.com

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