Livestock Research Officer job at Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust

Vacancy title: Livestock Research Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Healthcare ]

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Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust

Deadline of this Job:
04 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Choma , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, December 24, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust (GART) is a Public-Private Partnership research institution. GART wishes to invite applications for the following vacant position at its Livestock Development Centre in Batoka.

Under the supervision of the Senior Livestock Research Officer, the Livestock Research Officer shall;
i. Participate and provide expertise in Adaptive and Applied Research and Development of Smallholder Livestock Systems
ii. Participate in the generation and implementation of Smallholder livestock development strategies
iii. Supervise Livestock Research Technicians
iv. Contribute to Livestock Technology dissemination through Scientific Publications, Field days and fairs, and the GART website
v. Provide Motivational training to farmers and students under the GART Foresight program
vi. In partnership with key staff, establish and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholder institutions
vii. Any other livestock research and development related work as assigned by the senior livestock research officer.

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications
i. A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science or equivalent from a reputable University.
ii. A least with 3 years experience in Livestock Research or Production
iii. Ability to develop and implement protocols for livestock research and development
iv. Experience in livestock breeding will be an added advantage
v. Conversant with quantitative and qualitative methods for data collection and analysis
vi. Demonstrated competency in Project Planning
vii. Motivated and a team player
viii. Ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external partners
ix. Must be familiar with the various players and linkages within the livestock sector in Zambia

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Candidates who meet the above criteria should send applications, addressed to the Executive Director Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust P.O Box 50834 Ridgeway Lusaka or email to , together with your CV, Certified copies of academic and professional qualifications before 4th January, 2023
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Health/ Medicine jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 04 January 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 24-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-12-2066
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