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Veterinary Adisor

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

The overall purpose of the job is to support the further growth of livestock farmers by improving the economic viability of dairy farmers by appropriately increasing productivity of dairy cattle, improved fertility management and appropriate genetic improvement; animal breeding, feeding and extension service delivery models


Major Roles of the position:

  •  Conduct capacity needs assessment in livestock farmers
  •  Support the team in development and implementation of capacity building plan based on gaps identified
  •  Facilitate the team to develop detail livestock implementation plan
  • Identify and agree with the relevant farmers the roles in implementing the work plan
  • Work closely with livestock farmers to ensure that research and development priorities from the value chain perspective are appropriately reflected and integrated at value chain level

Professional Attributes:
  • Working together – Strength – Successfully leads teams and develops others’ team-working skills.
  • Communication & influencing – Strength – Inspires others by: advocating plans and ideas within and outside VSO; maintaining a wide, influential network; coaching
  • Managing Knowledge – Strength - Leads initiatives that improve knowledge management across VSO; develops others’ knowledge management skills.
  • Striving for Excellence – Expert - Builds and sustains an organisational culture of continuous performance improvement that helps to set VSO apart as a brand.
  • Managing Resources – Strength – Leads others to pursue significant or innovative funding opportunities; finds creative ways to allocate funds and people on complex projects effectively.
  • Managing People – Strength - Builds a high performing team that meets challenging objectives linked to corporate objectives; ensures own team works efficiently with other teams.
  • Developing People – Strength: Is a role model for coaching, mentoring and developing others, and for effective use of VSO’s employee development processes and opportunities
  • Leading for the Future – Strength: builds confidence and excitement in VSO's work and vision, both internally and externally; leads innovative projects.
  • Thinking Strategically – Expert: Drives forward VSO’s corporate strategy; helps to set the future direction in response to anticipated changes in the external environment.
  • Delivering Results – Expert - Drives commitment across and beyond VSO to equipping, engaging and empowering people to solve problems, make decisions and deliver the best possible results.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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