Ol Kalou Dairy Milk Procurement & Extension Services Manager Jobs in Kenya

Ol Kalou Dairy Milk Procurement & Extension Services Manager Jobs in Kenya

Ol Kalou Dairy (2016) limited a leading dairy company operating in Nyandarua County.

The Milk Procurement and Extension Services Manager’s main responsibilities are to provide the required support to drive an effective service delivery to the farmers in order to achieve high on-farm productivity and milk quality supply.

The jobholder will be expected to demonstrate commitment and loyalty and perform all duties in accordance with the organization’s office routines and procedures, keeping in mind the overall business objectives.

Qualifications

Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, Animal Health, Veterinary Medicine or Agribusiness
  • Masters Degree in the same field will be an added advantage
  • 8 years experience in agri-business, extension services and or dairy sector with at least 3 years in management
  • Must be a member of a professional body

    Desirable
  • Business Acumen and training

    Responsibilities

    The key account-abilities and tasks for the position holder are to:

  • Ensuring the delivery of a comprehensive and effective dairy farmers training and support services
  • Building strong and loyal raw milk supply base from company shareholders and other dairy farmers in the catchment
  • Supervising a hands-on team of extension staff
  • Overseeing the milk collection services—using company centres and private transporters
  • Working closely with the quality department to ensure high quality raw milk collection
  • Ensuring adequate and timely access to quality and competitive inputs for the farmers
  • Coordinating relationships with stakeholders identified as strategic to the vision of the company for improved service to the dairy farmers
  • working with the company
  • Any other duties allocated by the company

    Core Competencies
  • The following Core competencies are the skills, knowledge and behaviors expected of an
    employee at Ol Kalou Diary Ltd:

    Maximizing Resources

  • Builds and leverages infrastructure, knowledge and networks

    Empowerment

  • Empowers customers, employees, shareholders and society

    Care and Protection

  • Demonstrates care and protection to customers, employees, shareholders and society

    Communication Skills
  • Communicates – proactively, clearly, timely, consistently, completely and professionally – in written and oral forms to both internal and external customers

    Initiative and Confidence
  • Generates and shares new ideas that add value to Ol Kalou Dairy Ltd. and looks at different ways to solve problems and address difficulties
    Teamwork
  • Contributes fully to team effort and plays an integral part in the smooth running of teams without necessarily taking the lead

    Sector Acumen

  • Has a good understanding of the sector environment and the impact their behaviour has on co-employees, service delivery to customers and Ol Kalou Dairy Ltd.’s reputation

    Respect

  • Treats colleagues and customers in a manner which demonstrates integrity, honesty, fairness and value for other people’s time
  • Decision Making Authority

    Policy recommendations

  • Approval of external service officers schedules

    How to Apply
  • If you feel you are qualified to fill any of the above positions kindly forward your C.V. and applications to the Human Resource Olkalou Dairy Ltd, P.O. BOX 603-20303 Olkalou or Email to olkalouvacancies@gmail.com on or before 5th April, 2019.

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