CARD-F Logar River, Afghanistan
Jun 27, 2017Full time
Job Description: The Senior Poultry Officer will work under the direct supervision of the provicial manager and overall supervision of the poultry specialist. The Senior Poultry Officer is responsible to support the design, construction, establishment, training, operation, facilitation and technology transfer to the relevant extension agents and the beneficiary farmers in order to increase the poultry farmers’ income. Specific duties of the Senior Poultry Officer are as follow: · Assist in supervising the implementation of poultry components and monitor the activities on daily basis; · Assist and train farmers on best practices regarding the poultry farming to improve the quality and quantity of their production; · Assess the farmers' current practices and provide guidance on how to correct any issues that may limit productivity; · Train the farmers/entrepreneurs on poultry farming and poultry management; · Provide support to selected entrepreneurs on poultry facility design, construction, installation, maintenance and the overall poultry farm management; · Provide training to poultry farm owners in relation to hygiene, flock management and proper handling of the birds in the farms; · Coordinate closely with suppliers of poultry input packages materials during the supply phase of the project; · Deliver poultry related extension services to project beneficiaries during the project implementation period; · Advice entrepreneur owners on better use of animal feed, housing, water, and other important aspects of poultry farming and poultry rearing; · Advice the SSL farm owners on better coop construction, management and better use of poultry feed, housing, water, and other important aspects of household poultry rearing; · Train the extension agents on identification and solution of diseases and other poultry rearing problems; · Prepare seasonal calendar of poultry activities and train farmers on its usage, · Coordinate with other programs/ projects operating in the poultry sector in the province; · Collect regular data regarding poultry production and productivity, feeding, vaccination, medication and poultry diseases needed for the project; · Assist field staff in conducting beneficiaries surveys; · Solve local technical poultry issues where possible and report on-going problems including outbreaks of disease and poultry mortality; · Report on periodic basis to the Poultry Specialist and provincial manager; and · Undertake other duties and responsibilities commensurate with the role and level of this job as may be requested by the poultry specialist or provincial manager.