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Assistant Livestock Manager at African Fibres Tanzania Limited August, 2023

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Open Position: Assistant Livestock Manager

Office location: Ubena Zomozi, Chalinze

Date of Advert: 12/08/2023

Job Purpose: The successful candidate will assist the livestock manager in supporting the overall business of commercial livestock/feedlot in and outside the country to enable Mbogo ranches to meet its objectives.

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ASSISTANT LIVESTOCK MANAGER

Duties and Requirements of the Employee

  • To assist the livestock manager in providing overall supervision of livestock activities on the farm including but not limited to cattle and Goat sections on a day-to-day
  • To assist in supervising Cattle & goat operations at all camps.
  • To assist the management in the selection, sorting and planning of cattle sales operations in line with farm marketing policies.
  • To assist in overseeing the grazing schedule of cattle by making follow-up of grazing areas to make sure steers and heifers are grazing in safe pasture land (free of poisonous plants and predators) including taking their counts whenever they are in after grazing.
  • To assist in overseeing day-to-day cattle health and related operations including fencing and other infrastructures development at the Nyumba Moja section.
  • To assist in making sure environments surrounding cattle and goat Infrastructures are always neat. Plastic materials, un arranged things shall not be entertained (a few to mention).
  • Taking part in routine husbandry practices necessary for optimal performance of heifers at the Mpakani area.
  • Making sure equipment are kept clean, along with ensuring and maintaining hygienic condition in paddocks and area operation.
  • To assist in developing a plan for feedlot operations and steers supplementation program.
  • To assist in formulating a feed section for cattle supplementation at Nyumba Moja section.
  • To carry out S1 and S2 day-to-day activities eg vaccination, routine husbandry practices, stock spraying etc.
  • To plan, develop and execute kids care operations in line with the overall young stock management plan.
  • Supervise all activities performed by the assistant cattle & goat supervisor on a day-to-day basis.
  • To work with the supervisor’s goat operation and herdsman in ensuring that small ruminants are in sound health.
  • Overseeing day-to-day goat health needs and goat-related operations including parasite management, body condition evaluation hoof trimming, vaccination, deworming etc.
  • Making sure equipment are kept clean, along with ensuring and maintaining hygienic condition in goat burns and area of operation.
  • Overseeing the grazing schedule of goats by making follow-up of grazing areas to make sure goats are grazing in safe pasture land (Free of poisonous plants and predators) including taking their counts whenever they are in after grazing.
  • To ensure effective recording, maintenance and timely reporting of goat’s management-related data, including but not limited to birth records, death records and etc.
  • To make sure the environment surrounding goat infrastructure is always neat. Plastic materials and unarranged things shall not be entertained (A few to mention).
  • Work with the manager of the goat operation to develop and implement a breeding plan
  • Detects the oestrus cycle and breeds the goats.
  • To undertake prophylaxis livestock treatment.
  • To assist in developing livestock culling procedures based on health and production records.
  • To prepare & implement good handling of livestock between herdsmen and security.
  • Due to the nature of your work, you may be required to work outside working hours, late nights and holidays depending on various circumstances and needs of the Company.
  • Any other activity assigned by the employer/livestock manager in line with livestock production.

Job Qualification and Experience

  • Proven work experience in a similar role or higher of at least 3 years
  • Bachelor degree in Animal Production, veterinary medicine, breeding or equivalent
  • Working experience in commercial cattle and small ruminants is highly recommended
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to plan, multitask and manage time effectively
  • Sense of ownership and pride in personal performance and its impact on company’s
  • Age Limit (Between 28-40 years)

Interested candidate may send their Cvs to Hr@aft.co.tz Cc naweed.mulla@gmail.com & ngombenene2021@gmail.com before 26th August 2023.

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