Livestock Training Officer Job in Kenya 2014


Livestock Training Officer

Job Summary

The livestock training officer will be responsible in conducting livestock training to farm shop franchisees, farm shop agro-vet attendants and farmers within farm shop franchisees network.
He/she will be involved in livestock demonstration set up and management, participate in farmer’s clinic days, farmers field schools and farm shop promotional events.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide livestock training to Farm Shop franchisees and shop assistants
  • Participate in promotional events, farmers field schools and farmer’s clinics
  • Provide technical input on the set up of livestock demonstration farms and train farmers the best practices during farmers field schools events
  • Support field agents in farmer groups visits and training
  • Advise management and franchisees on livestock product suppliers
  • Standards of Performance and Behavior
  • Honesty, integrity and transparency in dealings with stakeholders and clients.
  • Analytical and pro active attitude towards problem solving
  • Professional conduct in all operational matters
  • Bachelor’s degree in animal production and 1 year working experience dealing with small scale farmers.
  • Diploma/certificate in animal health assistant from AHIT or from any other recognized institution of higher learning and 1-2 years of experience working with small holder farmers.
  • Fluent English and Swahili
  • Analytical and writing skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Use of MS Word, Excel, Power-point and Outlook
Send CV and remuneration requirement to with the subject line “Livestock Training Officer” by 31 January, 2014.
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