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Poultry Production Business Advisor

TechnoServe (TNS) is a nonprofit international development organization founded in 1968.

Its mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women break the cycle of poverty by building businesses that create jobs, income, and economic opportunities for their families, their communities, and their countries.

S/he will be responsible for timely and effective implementation of project activities and achievement of a portion of the project’s goals.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Draw up poultry ( chicken) feed formulation, production and feeding strategies and activities to support SPADE program objectives;
  • Implement, monitor and supervise SPADE feed production and feeding activities in accordance with project objectives.
  • Establish, promote and strengthen PPBGs poultry feed production, storage and utilization structures;
  • Ensure adequate chicken feed inputs are available in PPBGs;
  • Advise PPBGs on best practices for feed formulation , storage and feeding of poultry;
  • Capacity building of PPBGs to improve their overall feeding practices to increase production and incomes ;
  • Plan or execute animal ( poultry) nutrition programs;
  • Gathers and disseminates information on best practices on poultry production
  • Build value added partnerships with relevant stakeholders in for the express benefit of the project liaison in feed production related issues
  • Ensure the project activities and implementation strategy are aligned and not in conflict with government policies ( livestock ) especially poultry development policy
  • Understand, respect and promote TechnoServe’s values, vision, and strategy in the implementation of assigned duties.

    Requirements

  • Degree in animal production especially poultry production and nutrition , animal health science or equivalent;
  • At least 3 years experience in field of poultry production and nutrition ;
  • Membership of Animal Production Society of Kenya will an added advantage
  • Experience working with farmer group programs preferred;
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills a must;
  • Ability to develop well-written, cohesive analyses and reports;
  • Track record of building strong client and stakeholder relationships;
  • Ability to generate innovative solutions in work situations;
  • Proven ability and experience working with and managing teams will be an added advantage;
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili required;
  • Willing to be based in Kisumu. Western and/or Nyanza work experience with communities is an added advantage.

    To Apply:

    Please submit your application (by email only) to ke-recruit [at] tns.org with the position title placed in the subject line. Please include

  • Cover letter describing your interest,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Salary history, and
  • Telephone contacts of three professional referees.

    Please include all requirements in one document (pdf).

    Applications will be treated confidentially.

    Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Technoserve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Group Governance & Training Coordinator

    Purpose

    The Training Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the SPADE Kenya Training Program and for providing governance and group dynamics expertise and support SPADE’s (Smallholder Poultry Agribusiness Development Program) developmental activities.

    S/he will be responsible for timely and effective implementation of project activities and achievement of a portion of the project’s goals. .

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Overseeing country-level training program implementation
  • Coordination and facilitation of TTT and TTT Refresher
  • Coordination and delivery of select trainings
  • Observe field- based trainings and provide coaching/feedback to trainers
  • Assisting in identifying local training partners
  • Build training programs to support capacity building with regards to governance thin the project PPBGs;
  • Promote sound governance practices with PPBGs clients;
  • Understand, respect and promote TechnoServe’s values, vision, and strategy in the implementation of assigned duties.

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in organizational development, relevant field with at least of 3 years experience in managing a training program. Minimum of three years field and technical experience in the development sector, governance and group dynamics , training in Kenya is required;
  • Experience facilitating/delivering training curricula to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience developing and producing training curricula.
  • Experience working with group governance issues, other business related training and farmer group programs is an added advantage;
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills a must;
  • Ability to develop well-written, cohesive analyses and reports;
  • Willing to be based in Kisumu. Western and or Nyanza Kenyan work experience with communities is an added advantage.

    To Apply:

    Please submit your application (by email only) to ke-recruit [at] tns.org with the position title placed in the subject line. Please include

  • Cover letter describing your interest,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Salary history, and
  • Telephone contacts of three professional referees.

    Please include all requirements in one document (pdf).

    Applications will be treated confidentially.

    Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Technoserve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    TechnoServe is an equal opportunity employer.

    Women are encouraged to apply.

    For more information and application, visit: TechnoServe Website

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