Friday, 22 January 2010

Field Veterinarian - (DMI) Job Opportunity: VSF Germany

Field Veterinarian - (DMI)

Reg. Office
VSF Germany,
Lenana Road, Norton Court,
P.O.Box 25653, Nairobi, Kenya.
Email: Admin_Hr @


VSF Germany is a humanitarian and developmental international NGO, implementing projects in animal health, food security, emergency, rehabilitation, disaster preparedness, research and governance since more than a decade in the region.

We seek to recruit a qualified and well experienced Field Veterinarian to support the implementation of the Drought Management Initiatives in Turkana West district.

Key Responsibilities

• Permanently monitor activities and report progress to the Programme Officer
• He/She will be required to identify and provide training for the Community Animal Health Workers.
• Organize livestock traders meetings, facilitate traders access to communities and establish market links in key towns and food markets in drought affected areas in collaboration with local DVO and line ministry.
• Responsible for liaison with District Steering groups, Ministry Livestock, ARID lands, KARI, NGOs and other partners in fulfilling the livestock and market access components of the project.
• Develop work plans, financial projections and compilation of the same in the project narratives.
• Respond to cross cutting issues affecting the community in cooperation with specific expert agencies
Qualifications, Experience, Attributes and Skills required.
• University degree in Veterinary Medicine/Animal Health
• A minimum of 3 years working in Livestock related rural development Projects.
• Knowledge and experience of working with pastoral communities.
• Excellent computer knowledge
• Excellent managerial and report writing skills.
• Knowledge of Donor Finds Management and reporting
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV to the above contacts.

Indicate on the subject the Job Title.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date is 5th February 2010

No comments: