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  • Posted: Feb 9, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Since 1964, IESC has delivered private sector solutions to development in 137 countries across the globe, from the oldest (China) to the newest (South Sudan). We accelerate the progress of growing economies and rebuild economies broken by war and conflict.
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    Dairy Herd Health Program Development & Training (Re-advertisement)

    Objectives of the Assignment:    

    • The objectives of the assignment are:  
    • To develop a training program schedule and evaluation tools
    • To provide customized training to Dairy Farm Assistants (DFAs), staff, and farmers on implementing the herd health management program.    
    • To develop a final report with recommendations for improved herd health management as well as additional training and support needed for the cooperative.    

    Tasks to be Performed:    

    • Pre-Assignment
    • Review information about the cooperative
    • Hold calls with the F2F team and the producer organization to discuss assignment objectives and plan.
    • Familiarize and review the herd health management program curriculum developed in Phase 1
    • Develop outline and materials for training on herd health.
    • During Assignment
    • An Orientation meeting with F2F
    • Hold an introductory meeting with PO to finalize the workplan, assignment schedule, and training overview.
    • Provide customized training to Dairy Farm Assistants, staff, and farmers on herd health management.
    • Conduct training evaluation
    • Work on the trip and evaluation report
    • Hold debriefing with the host/F2F and USAID
    • Draft and submit the final report.
    • End of Assignment Report and Other Deliverables Required    
    • Herd health management program   
    • Herd health program training manual and materials  
    • A final trip report detailing work completed throughout the assignment as well as recommendations for the host organization.  
    • A PowerPoint presentation for sharing with F2F, the host, and USAID.  

    The expertise of Volunteer Experts Requested:

    • A master's or doctoral degree in veterinary science, animal science, dairy science, or a closely related area
    • At least 10 years of experience working with dairy cattle.
    • A good understanding of animal health and bovine behavior
    • Hands-on experience in animal health management
    • Experience working in Kenya and/or the region is a plus.  
    • Strong leadership and communication skills and capacity to plan strategically and flexibly.   
    • Experience delivering group training. 
    • Sufficiently physically fit, with appropriate medical clearance.   
    • Writing Skills: reporting requires good computer skills including, but not limited to, working, and generating reports with MS Word. Experience with PowerPoint presentations is desirable.   
    • Good writing and analytical skills, interpersonal communication, and presentation skills (adult education skills), ability and desire to teach in both classroom and field settings  

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