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Technical Lead

  • Abuja

Job Title: Technical Lead
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time
Report directly to: The Chief Animal Expert

Responsibilities include:
• Outreach, advocacy, relationship development and management to ensure that Câm sustains the support and engagement of pastoralists, community members and leaders
• Ensuring Cam meets its supply targets by boosting the productivity of milking cows at optimal costs
• Working with crop farmers, feed manufacturers, nutritionists, veterinarians and vaccine manufacturers to meet the needs of our pastoralists and their animals.
• Training and educating pastoralists on animal health, nutrition, milk safety and hygiene practices that are informed by climate-smart approaches
• Examining animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases, illnesses and injuries and providing guidance and advice on remedies.
• Carrying out diagnostic tests, including the collection of samples and interpreting the test results.

• B.Sc Degree in Animal Production, Veterinary Sciences or any related field.
• A Master’s Degree in a related field is a plus.
• Relevant experience in feed production and animal breeding technical assistance programmes or projects;
• A good working experience of at least 3 years handling and working with animals.
• Experience managing dispersed field teams.
• Experience in rural or development-related activities (agricultural sector preferred).
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
• Languages: Fluency in English and Hausa (Fulfulde is a strong advantage).

Application Closing Date
15th December, 2021.