Full Time
Morendat Fram, Naivashs
Posted 3 weeks ago

Kenya Nut Company Ltd. is seeking a Livestock Manager for our meat production arm- Morendat Beef.

The Livestock Manager will be mandated with ensuring production of superior, flavoursome beef through rearing of the Company’s herds. The Manager will be responsible for:

  • Directing & coordinating livestock farm activities, such as breeding, rearing, maintenance, feedlot management, and shipment of livestock.
  • Planning & implementing policies and procedures to attain profitability and ensure compliance with Government regulations.
  • Preparing breeding or hatching schedules based on customer orders, market forecasts, and available facilities and equipment.
  • Examining livestock for illness or disease and either advising designated personnel of action to be taken or securing veterinarian services.
  • Inspecting facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with sanitation standards and to determine maintenance and repair requirements.
  • Preparing farm activity reports, such as livestock production, slaughter, fodder production and storage.
  • Researching technical literature for data on breeding, rearing, habits, feedlot, diseases, and treatment of various animals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Production or General Agriculture. Post-graduate training in the related field will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Personal attributes: good communication and interpersonal skills, team player.

Please send your CV and credentials- quoting your current salary package- to hr@kenyanut.com, with the subject line “Livestock Manager Application”. The deadline for applications is 15th August 2016.

Shortlisted candidates will hear from us by 1st September 2016.

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