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  • Posted on: 18 September, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jos sub delegation is looking for a qualified candidate with the capacity to work sutonomously to fill the following interesting position: Livestock Field Officer

    Livestock Field Officer


    Main responsibilities
    • Contributes to the implementation of the Economic Security Livestock program in Nigeria 
    • Assume main responsibility for implementing the Livestock programme in the Middle belt with minimum supervision.
    • Understand, analyse and evaluate livestock related issues in the middle belt area.
    • Monitor animal health status in the field and promptly report any disease emergencies to the  HOSD and EcoSec programme Manager 
    • help to set up a plan of action for any livestock intervention;
    • together with respective focal point in the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, identify and assist in training of Community Animal Health Workers (CAHWs) and vaccinators;
    • Maintain and follow up contacts with Ministry representatives and other livestock stakeholders.
    • Supervise the work of CAHWs/vaccinators and the vaccination activities in the field.
    • Conducts analysis of the social economic and political situation, assessments and proposes interventions
    • Designs, implements and monitors program activities.
    • Analyse data and present it in a written and structured format;
    • Collect information on other organisations' programs.
    • Report on problems with accuracy and without delay.
    Required Qualifications:
    • University degree (Veterinary Science)
    • 3 years' work experience in a similar field, previous humanitarian I NGO experience an asset
    • Very good understanding of the socio-political situation in the area of assignment
    • Very good analytical and organizational skills
    • Team leadership skills
    • Good command of written and spoken English and Fulani (added advantage)
    • Good computer skills
    • Willingness to travel extensively and to participate in extended field trips
    • Stress resistant and ready to work in adverse environments

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are invited to submit their application (letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates/diploma, references) to the following address, not later than 30" September 2014
    Attn. Administrator
    lCRC  Jos Sub delegation
    No 1 Rest House Road, Jos, Plateau State 


    OR 31 Pope John Paul II Street, Maitama, Abuja
    Tel No. 234 706 418 9002

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