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Key Responsibilities
• Implement and supervise daily husbandry practices for 500-1000 head of beef cattle.
• Ensure the health, nutrition, and welfare of the livestock through proactive management strategies.
• Oversee breeding programs, vaccinations, and disease prevention measures.
• Manage veterinary issues promptly and effectively, in collaboration with local veterinarians.
• Lead a team of approximately 10 employees, including herders and support staff.
• Provide guidance, training, and support to ensure optimal performance and productivity.
• Foster a positive work culture based on collaboration, respect, and continuous improvement.
• Develop and implement operational plans to optimize cattle production and grazing management.
• Ensure compliance with environmental and regulatory requirements related to livestock management.
• Assist in marketing activities, including the procurement of cattle from the market as well as building and maintaining relationships with suppliers... buyers, and other stakeholders in the industry.

Qualifications
• A Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, animal science or related field.
• Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in hands-on cattle management.
• Must be able to work in a rural area.
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop teams.
• Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
• Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.
• Knowledge of veterinary practices and experience in managing veterinary issues in Kenya.

Deadline for applications: 31/05/2024
Nairobi Kenya

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