Brooke East Africa Animal Welfare Officer Jobs in Kenya

Brooke East Africa Animal Welfare Officer Jobs in Kenya

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Establish linkages and relations with veterinary schools at all levels, government institutions, non-state actors and other entities and identify areas of mutual interest and strategic collaborations that promotes Brooke East Africa’s Animal Health work

  • Explore and secure collaboration arrangements and agreements through strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs)

  • Develop joint plans with the institutions to implement the MOUs’ objectives

  • Ensure timely delivery and implementation of the MOUs/joint plans

  • Regularly review MOUs to ensure proactive and progressive adoption of learnings and innovations

  • Work closely with advocacy and programme teams to identify opportunities for collaborations with strategic governmental and policy institutions/bodies involved in welfare and animal health to promote and advocate for equine welfare.

  • Assess and identify capacity gaps and needs of Animal Health Practitioners (AHPs).

  • Develop and implement training programs for AHPs to address the identified gaps and needs.

  • Develop and implement mentorship plan for the AHPs using Brooke’s Mentorship frameworks.

  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the capacity building and mentorship interventions; and follow-up/review with relevant adjustments.

  • Identify forums, conferences or initiatives that have a veterinary engagement angle to animal welfare or have themes that resonate with Brooke.

  • Develop and submit abstracts to conference organizers in order to seek opportunities for formal participation.

  • Prepare and present position papers, data, information or material on behalf of Brooke during the conference.

  • Follow up on agreements and resolutions made during these forums/conferences to ensure Brooke’s positions or commitments are achieved.

  • Receive and provide input and support
    to other officers whose jobs are interdependent with this role.

  • Supply reports and other required information and data to other parts of the organization as required.

  • Actively participate in team and or staff meeting; adding value to the meeting agenda and discussions for the purpose of enhancing organizational goals in community engagement.

    Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine or related field

  • Over 5-years’ experience working in NGO or Institutional set up

  • Competency in building and strengthening collaborations and networking

  • Expertise in capacity building, delivering training and adult learning facilitation.

  • Experience in developing and delivering information at high-level policy and academic forums.

  • Good planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting skills.

  • Good representation and negotiation skills.

  • Collaborative and supportive approach to resolving complex issues with stakeholders.

    How to Apply

  • All applications should be addressed to the undersigned on or before 8th May 2022, 00.00hrs.

  • For consideration, please send your application to:

    Recruiting officer
    Brooke East Africa
    P.O. Box 43220 – 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Or email:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Brooke is an equal opportunity employer.

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