Milk Procurement & Extension Officer Job Kiambaa Dairies

Apply by April 26
Apply by April 26

Location: Kiambu,

Gross Salary: Kshs 25-30k,

To provide the required support to drive an effective service delivery to both active and non-active farmers in order to achieve high quantity and quality on-farm productivity, and grow delivery of milk to the factory.

  • Build strong and loyal raw milk supply base from the farmers in the Society’s catchment areas.
  • Monitor and continuously grow milk volumes delivered to Society, and raise any concerns for timely interventions.
  • Offer extension services to the Society’s dairy farmers.
  • Develop and implement strategies on how to reactivate dormant farmers and onboard new farmers.
  • Advise the Management and the Board on ways of improving members’ services and members commitment.
  • Assist in developing, implementing and conducting comprehensive and effective farmers’ trainings, organized field visits and support services.
  • Coordinate with the Quality Control Officer on quality improvement of milk supplied by members and troubleshooting milk quality issues from the farm level.
  • Disseminate any relevant information to the members, especially on all services available to them. 
  • Provide technical advice on design elements (extension model and relevant approaches) to strengthen and reform extension system.
  • Advise the Management and the Board on how to increase milk delivery by farmers.
  • Developing strategies to support the Society’s farmers to do dairy as a business; aspects of record keeping, reducing the cost of production etc
  • Structure work plan, targets, and reports for the Extension department.
  • Coordinate with other relevant departments to support achievement of milk volumes and extension services to members.
  • Submit daily, weekly and monthly reports to the Head of Milk Procurement & Extension services on activities done, results, challenges and recommendations.
  • Diploma or Degree in Animal Science, Animal Production or any other related field
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • 2 years valid driving license (Motorbike)
  • With at least 2 years’ experience in Milk Procurement & Extension services
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate in the local dialect is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Management skills
  • Result oriented
  • Innovative
  • High integrity

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