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Demo Veterinary Officer

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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Background

Gabiro Agribusiness Hub (GAH) Ltd Company is a joint venture created between the Government of Rwanda, the majority shareholder, and Netafim Ltd, an Israeli company that offers global leadership in the agricultural manufacturing industry. Both parties signed a Joint Venture-JV and Engineering Procurement and Construction-EPC agreements to initiate Gabiro Agro-commercial oriented irrigation Project Phase I (5600/16000 Ha). The project shall be implemented in the Karangazi sector located in the Nyagatare district.

Among the key project components, including the establishment and operation of the Demonstration farm for both advanced livestock and crop production on approximately 100 Ha. This Centre of excellence based in Nyagatare District shall practically demonstrate business-oriented farming experiences on small scale. The Centre under the management of Gabiro Agribusiness Hub Ltd wishes to recruit and fill the following positions, in line with its mandate and deliverables.

Demo Veterinary officer

 

The candidate should hold a Bachelor degree in Animal Sciences, Veterinary Medicine with 3 years of working experience in Animal Resources husbandry or A1

in Animal Sciences, Veterinary Medicine with 2 years of working experience in Animal Resources Husbandry

 

The candidate should demonstrate practical hands-on experience in advanced animal husbandry, animal feed resources, and livestock extension.

 

The candidate should hold a good command of computer and acceptable English proficiency

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  • Provides leadership and oversight in the animal production, and animal husbandry in the Demo Centre,
  • Examine animals, Diagnose illnesses, and determine the best treatment and check their health status
  • Oversee the animal vaccines, sprays, Perform dental, ophthalmic, and orthopedic surgeries in any,
  • Records at a daily time step the health status of the animals,
  • Records and forecast the animal milk production in linkage with the available milk markets,
  • Coordinating the multiplication and dissemination of improved animal breeds, feeds, and management practices;
  • Gather, monitor, compile and maintain information and records on disease surveillance, monitoring activities, and herd certification/disease classification records for bovine disease programs including, but not limited to, TBDs, TADs, zoonosis (brucellosis, TB), and mastitis
  • Overseeing the compliance of the private sector to commercial feeds milk and meat standards in collaboration with RSB,
  • Provide a deep understanding and timely response to reports of emerging diseases, incidences at farmer and community levels,
  • Plan and build capacity of farmers in disease diagnosis, control, and prevention of common diseases pathogens and vectors,
  •  Execute any other responsibility that may be requested by the direct supervisor

Application requirements

Application letter addressed to GAH Managing Director, a filled application form attached below, copies of degrees and certificates and, a copy of last employer testimonials should be submitted on gabiroagrihub@gmail.com, not later than 25/07/2021 before 5 pm.

 

Hanson MICOMYIZA
Managing Director