Project Officer Job in Kenya

Send a Cow and Heifer International Kenya, with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Big Lottery Fund and other funding partners are implementing a multiyear project in the western region of Kenya aiming to transform the livelihoods of 57,000 people. 

The project covers the larger Western Kenya, i.e. combined Nyanza and Western Kenya regions in the counties of Homabay, Migori, Busia, Siaya, Kakamega, Bungoma and Vihiga.

Send a Cow (SAC) is an international NGO working in 8 African countries. 

Its mission is to give communities and families the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land. 

Heifer International Kenya is a humanitarian development organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth by empowering small holder farm families around the globe to become self-reliant and attain sustainable livelihood through economically viable agricultural enterprises.

Heifer International Kenya is seeking to recruit a candidate for the following project position:

Project Officer

Reporting to the Regional Project Coordinator the Project Officer, Livestock production will work with other implementing partners to design and implement activities which address the needs of smallholder livestock farmers. 

The key purpose for this role is to build the capacity of smallholder livestock farmers in integrated livestock management to enable them realize maximum productivity from their livestock and farms. 

The Project Officer will also develop work plans under the supervision of the Regional Project Coordinator, which will provide guidance in farmer training programs, monitoring visits, project reviews and placement of both original livestock and pass on livestock to original and pass on families.
How to Apply
For a full description of the position and to apply for the position above please visit
Closing date for applications Friday March 13, 2015.

As indicated, positions are supported by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, and the UK Department for International Development.