Heifer International Jobs in Arusha

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Location
Other Arusha District Arusha
Description
Mwananchi 4/8/2017

Heifer International is a global non-profit, humanitarian development organization founded by Dan West in 1944 ding hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth by empowering smallholder farm families around the globe become self reliant and attain sustainable livelihood through economically viable animal agricultural enterprise. The global headquarters is located at 1 World Avenue. Little Rock Arkansas USA
In One on its Country portfolio, Hefer nternational Tanzania is currently inplementing the VSF- Maisha Bora project in 15 villages in Simanjiro and Logido with funding from VSF. Maisha Bora aim at households having their livestock Livelihoods secured and can benefit more from livestock products. Two sub results will be addressed which are (i) Equitable access and sustainable use of livestock resources securing a progressive form of pastoralism and (ii) Improved productivity and quality of animals and the safety of their products
Country Program is seeking to recruit competent candidate for the following position for its VSF MAISHABORA Project.

Job Title: Project Officer, Malsha Bora Reports to : Senior Program Manager
Location: Arusha, Tanzania.
Function:
The Project Officer is responsible for providing strategic and technical support regarding the implementation of all field operations relating to good livestock husbandry including bee keeping, production and overall animal wellbeing, carrying out field capacity building to stakeholders, organizing groups for input supplies (veterinary drugs and feeds) and writing progress reports Essential Character Traits:
Detail-oriented, positive, determined, enthusiastic, accountable, values-oriented and attention to details

RESPONSIBILITIES (including approximate percentage effort
Resource management of project material and finance (20%).
• Ensure data and information with regards to original placement and passing (including approximate percentage effort on the Gift of livestock and other resources are all made available for learning, adaptation, and donor reporting as per given timeframe, scope and budget and other resources
Project planning, coordinating and implementation( 35%)
• Prepare result oriented annual works plans and budgets with the recommendations from in house monitoring reviews and mid-or other external evaluations.
• Provide strategic technical assistance to both Project Supervisors and farmers on issues pertaining to animal husbandry (feeding. housing and disease control) and breeding and offer appropriate follow-up measures.
• Facilitate and coordinate trainings in all aspects of crop/ livestock production and well-being.
• Facilitate and coordinate purchase of bulls and reinforce livestock disease prevention and control programs.
Project planning, coordinating and implementation (35%).
• Prepare result oriented annual work plans and budgets with the recommendations from in house monitoring reviews and mid-or other external evaluations.
• Provide strategic technical assistance to both Project Supervisors and farmers on issues pertaining to animal husbandry (feeding. housing and disease control) and breeding and offer appropriate follow-up measures.
• Facilitate and coordinate trainings in all aspects of crop/ livestock production and well-being.
• Facilitate and coordinate purchase of bulls and reinforce livestock disease prevention and control programs
Ensure program effectiveness support to resource mobilization teams (10%).
• Assure availability of information. and consistency in the technical areas of project management, monitoring, learning, evaluation and reporting as required to meet resource mobilization staff needs.
• Ensure participation in project proposal development and in developing winning grassroots development project proposals for funding.
Minimum Requirements:
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture/Animal Science. Veterinary Medicine or related fields. plus at least three (3) years of field experience in agriculture/rural development projects

E: Joyce.Mbise@heifer.org.
Potential candidates are encouraged to apply by sending application letter enclosed with CV/Resumes to Joyce.Mbise@heifer.org. Kindly write the Job title of this position as subject. Remember. Heifer International is an equal employer and recruitment is by merits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline this application is Friday 12 August, 2017.

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