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Dairy Farm / Livestock Manager Job in Kenya (150K)

Dairy Farm / Livestock Manager – Eldoret, Kenya

A large scale well developed Breeding Farm that has been breeding pedigree for 45 years is looking to recruit a Dairy Farm / Livestock Manager.

The company based in Eldoret is in an exciting growth period and is looking for a well versed candidate in dairy nutrition and breeding to take them to the next level.  

Key Responsibilities
  • Planning finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters.
  • Marketing the farm's products.
  • Buying supplies, such as fertiliser and seeds.
  • Arranging the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment.
  • Planning activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them.
  • Understanding the implications of the weather and making contingency plans.
  • Ensuring current government regulations concerning farm activities are complied with.
  • Ensuring that farm activities comply with government regulations.
  • Monitoring animal health and welfare, including liaising with vets.
  • Applying health and safety standards across the farm estate.
  • Protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity.
Qualifications
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine / Animal Production or Animal Health Training.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience working with a dairy herd.
  • Must be available to work for at least 18 months in Kenya.
  • Must be well versed in dairy nutrition and breeding.
  • Strong financial background and ability to evaluate financial statements.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • High integrity and a good understanding of the dairy cattle.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.150,000/= Plus house, car & Medical allowance (Approx. 1500 USD)
Deadline: 20th January 2016    
 
Applications:
 
To apply, please follow the link:

http://bit.ly/1QHO0jk 
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen road, 
Karen.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be consider for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.
  

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****

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