Livestock Productivity Lead, Nigeria Livestock
Abuja, NG
5d ago
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ACDI VOCA's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Livestock Productivity Lead, Nigeria Livestock jobs in Abuja Job Location : Abuja Deadline : June 06, 2022

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  • ACDI / VOCA is seeking a Livestock Productivity Lead for an anticipated livestock program in Nigeria funded by USAID. The Activity will explore practical, cost effective, and multi-stakeholder adaptation solutions to improve livelihoods of poor and vulnerable communities in target states.
  • The program is anticipated to start in late December 2022 and this position will be based in Nigeria.
  • Responsibilities

  • Design and implement strategies focused on increasing livestock productivity through animal health and nutrition, husbandry, herd management, and breeding practices
  • Lead initiatives enhancing livestock management learning and adoption of best practices
  • Design, test, and scale market-led mechanisms to promote and deliver inputs and services to livestock producers
  • Develop partnerships to increase year-round access to affordable, high-quality animal feed
  • Conduct targeted research on new / potential market channels and technologies, business models, and partnerships
  • Design embedded extension solutions to facilitate the transfer of improved livestock rearing practices to producers
  • Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Livestock Management, Agriculture, Animal Aciences, or relevant field is required
  • 5 years of experience working in livestock production and marketing in Nigeria strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated track record of working with service providers in the livestock sector, including veterinary and input services
  • Strong writing and oral presentation skills
  • Fluency in English (written and oral) is required; Knowledge of regional languages is a plus.
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