Dairy Extension Field Officer


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Description :

Duties And Responsibilities

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Supervise dairy farmer activities whilst providing technical advice in dairy animal management and dairy marketing.

• Extension services include artificial insemination and general animal health practice; Identifying training needs in order to organize extension activities which include, group training, field days, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits on demand basis;

• Disseminating dairy production technologies; Formation and strengthening of dairy common interest groups and study circles;

• Participating in dairy value chain collaborative research activities;

• Creates and sustains linkages and good working relationships with stakeholders in dairy programming to enhance coordination and sharing of experiences and best practices;

• Capturing, maintaining, storing extension data to ensure regular periodic reporting;

• Contributes to project planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation;

• Ensures quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established deadlines;

• Ensures the mainstreaming of gender, protection, and DRR in project and program activities.

Qualifications And Experience


• Degree or Higher National diploma in Agriculture with a livestock bias specifically dairy or equivalent; Have at least 3 years’ experience in relevant field;

• Must be knowledgeable about dairy extension with practical ability for dairy activities;

• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and previous experience with provision of trainings;

• Ability to ride a motorbike and willing to relocate and handle extensive travel;

• Must be able to work under minimal supervision;

• Must be computer literate;

• Clean Class 4 driver’s license is an added advantage.

To apply

Interested persons should submit applications with detailed CVs to: [email protected] or hand deliver to ZADF Office, 46 Lawson Avenue, Milton Park, Harare

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