Continental Forests Jobs – Animal Husbandry Officer

Organisation: Continental Forests
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Continental Forests:
Continental Forests is a Management Contractor for global-woods AG licenced by the government of Uganda to establish and manage a large-scale commercial forest on over 12,000 hectares in Kikonda Central Forest Reserve in Nsambya Sub-county Kyankwanzi district.
Job Summary: The Animal Husbandry Officer will technically support cattle keepers in the neighbouring Communities to adopt sustainable and modern land-efficient livestock production and management approaches
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mobilise, train, and support cattle keepers on improved and sustainable livestock production
  • Train farmers in modern farming management practices including breeding, feeding and health improvement strategies.
  • Organising periodic visits visits to farmers in the communities around the forest plantation to monitor implementation of agreed upon strategies
  • Compiles, prepares and submits periodic technical reports to the Company
  • Management for necessary advice on appropriate intervention and improvement in strategies.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a good diploma in animal science/husbandry from a recognized institution.
  • At least three years’ relevant experience on in related activity.
  • Personal competences in: planning, organizing and coordinating; coaching and mentoring; accountability; communication; concern for quality and standards and time management.
How to Apply:
If you desire to join us in the aforementioned capacity, please send in your application letter which must include contact information of three credible referees and accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae to:  Human Resource Manager; Continental Forests Limited, P.O Box 32 Kiboga, Uganda Or Global-woods AG. P.O Box  290, Hoima or email to:  (Please do not email scanned certificates)
NB: Female candidates meeting the above requirements are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.
Deadline: 19th May 2014 at 17:00 Hrs
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