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Project Officer (Animal Health) Job in Kakuma Refugee Camp

The Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya / Djibouti Programme is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following position, to be based at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya.

Project Officer - Animal Health

The Project Officer- Animal Health shall be responsible to and report directly to the Project Coordinator – Host Community or designate for the carrying out of his/her duties.

The purpose of the position is to provide community based animal health services and the supervision of livestock-related projects in the Turkana region.

Duties & responsibilities will include among others;
  • Conduct training for community health workers on animal health diseases and disease identification.
  • Conduct training for livestock marketing groups on drug supply chain management, entrepreneurship skills among others.
  • Strengthen existing community based diseases surveillance structures and link them to Government of Kenya Veterinary Department.
  • Maintain close collaboration with District Veterinary officer , Livestock officer and Local administration
  • Prepare timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, annual, reports for the animal health unit based on actual field activities.
  • To work closely with Community Development facilitators and supervise their activities in realizing timely planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities.
  • Work closely with the Project coordinator to formulate and develop needs based proposals and strategies.
Professional Qualifications:
  • A Degree in animal health from a recognized university is the preferred qualification.
  • A diploma in a related discipline would also be considered.
  • Proven training in project development and implementation.
  • Proven academic or on-job training and understanding of the Project Cycle model in managing humanitarian assistance.
Relevant Experience:
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in development or humanitarian program.
  • Experience gained working in a pastoralist set up will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in peace activities will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical, and documentation skills in project management.
  • Experience in proposal and report writing.
  • Understanding of pastoralists’ livelihood will be an advantage.
Personal Attributes:
  • High level of integrity, commitments and professional responsibility.
  • Strong inter-personal and team building skills.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, education and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills.
Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current / former employment.

They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 3 August 2011:

C/o Human Resources Officer,
P O Box 48 Kakuma
Or e-mail to:

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