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  • Posted: Jan 30, 2020
    Deadline: Feb 4, 2020

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    Livestock Officer

    Qualification: BA/BSc/HND 

    Experience: 5 years

    Contract length: 9 months

    Location: Damboa and Konduga

    Available Position: 2

    Reporting to: Livelihood Field Coordinator

    Job Summary

    The Livelihood Officer, would provide supervision for all the project Livestock Management activities, under the direct supervision of the Livelihood Field Coordinator, implement and monitor all related activities, following WFP and DHCBI recommendations, procedures, schedules and deadlines. Also responsible for pre and post Activities Monitoring as well as other monitoring and evaluation activities and responsibly for husbandry training of beneficiaries on good practice and capacity building etc.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Will be responsible for leading field team in Planning, Coordinating, Monitoring and Reporting all activities related to livestock and capacity building of beneficiaries.
    • Provide primary field level information/Assessment/targeting/Analysis to elaborate project concept notes and proposals for submission to Livelihood Field Coordinator;
    • Participate in the development of relevant Livelihood projects, including targeting, monitoring, / assessment/verification process;
    • Support beneficiaries to increase quantity and quality of animal fodder through increased fodder cultivation and improved fodder processing and storage.
    • Prepare weekly, monthly, and annual work plans, budgets, and technical reports on livestock activities as part of the overall WFA program planning and reporting cycle.
    • Attend meeting on livestock
    • Provide effective management, coaching and support to livestock Assistants.



    BSc Degree in Animal Science or Veterinary Medicine.

    Professional experience:

    • Minimum 5 years of experience;
    • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts;
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
    • Experience in leadership and problem solving;


    Fluency in English both written and oral and Hausa and Kanuri language.

    Personal requirements

    • Capacity to adapt to basic living conditions;
    • Ability to put up with job pressure;
    • Ability to deliver high quality work within tight deadlines;
    • Strong negotiation skills.

    Computer/Other Technical Requirements:

    Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

    Method of Application

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