Sep 17, 2016
The Kenya Network for Dissemination of Agricultural Technologies (KENDAT) is a local NGO with a 20-Year old mission to empower smallholder farmers to sustainably improve their livelihoods through innovative access to information, technology, means and markets.
KENDAT has innovative Conservation Agriculture Value-Chain programmes for Climate-Smart Agribusiness undertakings with various communities all over the country and beyond.
KENDAT is best known for her specialised community-led interventions in work-animal welfare and particularly the Donkey.
The Heshimu Punda Programme provides donkey clinical services and training for welfare awareness and practice, advancing human behaviour change programmes for improved husbandry, care management etc. from farm to policy.
The programme has been sponsored by the Brooke Hospital for Animals of UK for the last Fifteen years.
KENDAT seeks to employ field level staff as follows:
The Veterinary Officer position involves provision of emergency services to sick and injured donkeys, building the capacity of private and government veterinary service providers as well as training communities in various aspects related to the veterinary service provision, guided by the five freedoms.
The veterinarian in the programme will be involved in the development and execution of key strategies and plans, monitoring and evaluation as well as reporting.
The winning candidate will have a minimum qualification of a Degree in Veterinary Medicine.
S/he will be backed by at least three years’ experience in Community Veterinary work, including knowledge, application and experience in Equine Medicine, rural development project implementation, applied research and M&E.
The winning candidate must have KVB Practice Registration and Licence. S/he will preferably have a clean driving licence of at least three years’ experience.
Please send in your application letter and CV by email, stating your current remuneration, full personal contacts as well as those of 2 Referees.
Attach copies of relevant certificates/testimonials.
Applications must be received by midnight on Wednesday 30th September 2016; addressed to:
The CEO, KENDAT,
P.O. Box 2859-00200
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted no later than Friday 7th September 2016