Provincial Livestock Extension Officer
Vacancy Number:KVID20170215-35601
Title: Provincial Livestock Extension Officer
Category:Veterinary Services
Duration:Project based
Exp.:2017-02-15-(8 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Organization:National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP) Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestoc |About National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP) Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestoc
Education:Bachelor in Veterinary Science
Work Experience:2 Years
  • Bachelor degree in Animal Science or Veterinary with 2 years of experience.
  • Training in any discipline of animal science / veterinary science related with livestock extension, Farmer field school (FFS) knowledge will be of an advantage.
  • Should have good communication skills in English, and local languages are essential.
  • Computer literacy, especially in MS Office software.
  • Excellent communication skills and being a good team player.

Note: Please clearly do mention the position title and vacancy number in the subject line of your email otherwise your CV wouldn’t consider for the further process.

Duties & Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Livestock Extension Officer and overall supervision of the Livestock Coordinator, the Provincial Livestock Extension Officer will do the following;

  • Organize on site trainings for male and female livestock farmers mainly in Farmer Filed School (FFS) follow the seasonal calendar for conducting such trainings.

  • Collection of data on production and productivity, processing of livestock products, breed improvement, feeding, forage production/conservation, involvement of male and female farmers in management and marketing, of livestock products.

  • Conduct meetings with focus groups and make minute of such meeting.

  • Keep all the record of activities.

  • Reporting the activities on monthly basis. 

  • Help female farmers to plan and implement the livestock activities.

  • Help to link the FGs with the service delivery organization such as Veterinary Field Units (VFUs) or any other animal health providers.

  • It is a filed based position. So, he/she should be ready to travel to field and conduct the meeting with livestock former groups (male and female).

  • Conduct filed demonstration and makes its reports.

  • Liaise with livestock processors/entrepreneurs:

  • Participate in stockholders meeting.

  • Monitoring of VFUs formatted groups and FFS meetings.

  • Focus on quality of work at provincial level.

  • Participating in monthly meeting in regional offices.

  • Collection of data and reports from VFUs and female agents and submission to the regional officers.

  • Convincing PAD (Provincial agriculture Director) and DAIL (District Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock) directorate on their filed activities.  

Submission Guideline

Please submit your updated resumes along with a cover letter quoting the Job Title to the attention of NHLP Operations Manager, or email it to

[email protected] / [email protected]

No later than February 15, 2017, CVs will be considered. The interview date/s and venue will be determined soon after the expiry of the deadline for applications.