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Poultry Production Specialist

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About Hawk Vision

Hawk Vision ISO 2015 Certified Consultancy and Construction firm established in 2011 by a group of highly dedicated and experienced professionals with many years of expertise in working with the international donors, UN agencies, USAID and non-governmental organizations, the Afghan government, civil society and the private sector. Hawk Vision is a limited liability company (LLC) registered with the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) under license number D-41796.

Job Summary

The Poultry Production Specialist will evaluate the impact of improved backyard, backyard, semi-commercial and commercial poultry production models designed on women empowerment & income generation (socio-economic impact), food security and nutrition wellbeing, and assess the sustainability of poultry farming systems. The study will also include identification of bottlenecks, challenges and give recommendations for the backyard, semi-commercial and commercial poultry models to ensure the sustainability of the approach.

Job Details

Date Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Reference: HV-002/18
Closing Date: 22 Mar 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Agriculture Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 10 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 1 Month

Duties and Responsibilities

• Asses various poultry production models including (15 layer, 30 layer, 100 layer, 100 broiler, 500 and 500 broiler) established by MAIL and evaluate its impacts on food security and nutrition, women empowerment, income-generation and address the sustainability of mentioned poultry farming.
• To identify gaps, strengths, challenges and opportunities of the current models and provide solid recommendations on how to overcome identified challenges and weaknesses and cash in on the opportunities.
• Highlight the attributes of backyard poultry breeds (local/improved poultry) and identify which criteria have to be met before backyard poultry production changes into small-scale commercial or commercial production.
• Recommend the development of a sustainable poultry practices to strengthen the rural backyard and small-scale poultry production systems in Afghanistan.
• Critically assess the role of women in the various production models, how this role can be strengthened and the involvement of women in the poultry sector increased.
• Program and projects Implementation; Strategic planning for poultry production.
• Participating in feasibility studies and providing technical advice on livelihood activities including poultry.
• Training of Hawk Vision’s project staff on, poultry production and marketing.
• Facilitating communication within programme as well as with donors.
• Monitoring the projects through regular follow up and provide advice on improvement of the project.
• Make sure the required materials and tools are available.
• Report on weekly bases to Project Manager.
• Responsible for the daily and weekly supervision of poultry trainings.
• Provide technical support to beneficiaries in field and provide theoretical training in the center.
• Program and projects Implementation; Strategic planning for poultry production.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Skills

• Strong organizational and prioritization skills are required,
• Strong communication skills required.
• Strong written and spoken English skills required.
• Ability to execute multiple tasks efficiently and under a tight time schedule,
• Ability to work as a team member or independent worker,
• Ability to solve the problems arising during program implantation in the field,

Qualifications

• A Master Degree, in Agriculture (Poultry Production), Required.
• Minimum ten years’ relevant experience, experience in Afghanistan would be preferable.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul

Education:

Masters Degree, Agriculture

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter by email, the heading of the email must read Poultry Production Specialist or the email application will not be considered.
Candidates should submit a covering letter which clearly sets out how they meet the required skills and competencies, only shortlisted candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for test and interview.

Hawk Vision does not discriminate in employment on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in employment organization, or other non-merit factors.
Website: www.hawkvision.org

Submission Email

hr@hawkvision.org

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