Veterinary Officer NGO Career Jobs – Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Job Title:    Veterinary Officer
Organisation: Welthungerhilfe
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Project
About US:
(WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest Non- Governmental Aid and
development agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for
sustainable food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming,
establishing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving
healthcare and education for people living in rural areas as well as promoting
skills development for youth, in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Train the partner on livestock heath and management
  • Oversee and support the partners on and animal traction.
  • Support the partners establish and build the community structures
    that will handle aspects on animal health and animal traction skills. Such
    as the Community Based Health Animal Workers, Animal traction leaders.
  • Liaise with the district Veterinary Officer of Arua district to
    ensure effective training for the partners and maintaining quality
    standards in livestock management including participating in any livestock
    development meetings
  • Respond to emergencies and animal health issues as and when called
    by the farmers.
  • Advice and report to the project Manager any upcoming issues on

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine
    from a reputable institution
  • At least three years’ experience of working with the community on
    livestock management with an international NGO or reputable local
  • Valid motorcycle riding permit
  • Basic computer skills is a must
  • Able to ride long distances and where necessary willing to reside in
    a remote setting in the Rhino camp, and Adjumani
  • Good communication and organizational skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications with a
detailed CV contact detail including telephone numbers of reference persons
(max. 3 pages) and a one-page motivation letter by hand to Welthungerhilfe Arua
Deadline: 20th February 2019 by 05:00pm.
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