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International Dairy Advisor

European Management Solutions

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 31, 2021.

International Dairy Advisor Jobs in European Management Solutions Uganda vacancies in Uganda at European Management Solutions

# Job Description

We are seeking a talented International Dairy Advisor, on behalf of our
client, one of the largest Dutch not-for-profit international development
organizations with operations in more than 25 countries in Asia, Africa and
Latin America, aiming to lift incomes and access to basic services. Driven by
the Sustainable Development Goals, it is dedicated to a society in which all
people are free to pursue their own sustainable development, and no one is
left behind. Our client applied its know-how to realize effective solutions
and deliver results at scale worldwide through its local presence and
specialized expertise in agriculture, energy, and water, sanitation, and
hygiene WASH.

• Master’s Degree or a Degree from a University for Applied Sciences in
animal husbandry/dairy production, preferably with specialisations in dairy
nutrition, training & extension.
• Six 6 years plus of experience in the relevant field of dairy husbandry,
dairy extension & training, preferably in the tropics. Experience in the
commercial oriented and small holder dairy sector in East and Southern Africa.
• Knowledge and experience as regard dairy feeding, breeding, young stock
management, disease control, housing and cow comforts, pasture management,
forage production and preservation, milking and hygiene, farm mechanization,
manure and energy management, biosecurity as well as experience with mixed
farming systems as practiced by SH farmers, etc.
• Knowledge and experience of/with farm recording tools, such as for herd
management, farm economics and online dairy information platforms such as
• Specific expert knowledge in forage production, preservation, dairy
nutrition, ration balancing, climate-smart agriculture, and sustainable
livestock production systems
• Experience with knowledge transfer farmer extension, training, ToTs,
ability to develop training and instructional materials and set-up training of
farmer and training of trainers’ courses.
• Ability and expertise in carrying out dairy-related technical assessments &
evaluations, feasibility studies, strategy and policy papers falling under TEA
and FDN agenda.
• Experience in managing partner relations with NGOs, government departments,
research and knowledge institutes, industry associations, and private sector
market actors
• Ability/experience in guiding and coaching local dairy advisors and
extensions workers with the knowledge, skills, and product development.
• Familiar with digital-based information solutions and platforms, & related
software and hardware such as Cowmanager, UniformAgri, R8, ADGG dairy tool,
• Work experience in a multi-disciplinary and cultural team.
• Good oral and written communication skills in English.
• Good computer Excel, Word, PP and software applications skills.
• Sensitive and committed to gender equity and diversity.

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Email:: [email protected]

Applications and updated CV should be submitted to
**[email protected]** under the title: DRS ref. number 11198.

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