Animal Husbandry Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Faryab Full Time 1754
Date Posted:Aug 1, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 23, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:693 - 693 USD monthly
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66



We are a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian and developmental organization working to improve the lives of the Afghan people since 1984. We address the acute needs of the most vulnerable and support early recovery and sustainable development for all Afghans. We align our work to the specific needs and priorities of the Afghan communities.

Job Summary:

Professional and practical knowledge of Good Livestock/ Poultry Management Practices (GLMPs/ GPMPs), principles and techniques sufficient to assist in the recommendations of planning and implementing livestock and poultry activities specially Training of Trainers and Farmers Field Schools.

Practical knowledge of proper animal housing, feeds and feeding, breeds and breeding, diseases management, livestock marketing and general livestock management.

Practical knowledge of poultry farming, feeds and feeding, diseases management and vaccination, poultry marketing and general farm management.

Practical Knowledge of Farmers Participatory Trainings and Research.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Technical inputs in planning, organising and implementing operational plans of livestock and poultry activities with concerned communities, line agencies and stakeholders.

Facilitate and participate in designing of good livestock and poultry management practices, curricula, training manuals and extension methodologies and modalities.

Develop sustainable methodologies and techniques for assisting farmers with planning and execution of livestock and poultry, directed at improving rural livelihood.

Develop, monitor and analyze on-farm research and development of recommendations that can be adopted by the farmers.

Techniques for the transfer of knowledge and technology to focused farmers.

Ensure quality assurance of activities and inputs.

Compile reports, document/record Information, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic (in soft, hard and audio visual) form.

Identify the training needs of farmers, design and facilitate the training materials and methodologies.

Provide technical inputs to farmers like animal housing, feeds and feeding, breeds and breeding, diseases management, livestock marketing and general livestock management, poultry farming and management and decision support systems for farm business management.

Any other tasks given by the Supervisor

Job Requirement:

Duty station: North - West - RO / Faryab - Shren Taqab FO travelling to Different Districts and province
Required number: One (1)
Gender: Male / Female
Contract: Project Based till end of December 2017 (Extendable)
PB-B1, USD (679) including food allowance & Government Tax
Negotiable, based on experience and qualifications

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits
Education: Bachelor Degree in veterinary /Animal Husbandry
Experience: 3 Years of Experience in related field
Other qualifications’ an advantage: IT Proficiency, Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Organizational Skills
Languages: Dari, Pashto and English
Employment benefits:

Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)

36 days of paid annual leave per year

10 days of paid sick leave per year

30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

15 days of public holidays per year
IT Proficiency, Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Organizational Skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Faryab
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