Manager (Livestock Management) – Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India), Ahmedabad, Gujarat (04 Dec 2020)

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Aga Khan Rural Support Programme(India) Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India) is a non-denominational, non-government organization. AKRSP (I) was established in Gujarat in 1984 and it seeks to contribute to rural poverty reduction through community involvement and empowerment that leads to the efficient management and improved productivity of natural resources. Position: Manager (Livestock Management) Location: Ahmedabad with substantial travel to field areas in MP and Gujarat Education: Post-Graduate/Graduate in Veterinary Sciences/ Management or related fields. Candidates with substantial work experience in livestock programme but do not possess degree in veterinary sciences can also be considered for the post. Candidates with additional degree in management will be preferred. Experience: More than 4 years of experience of working in livestock development sector with focus on small and marginal farmers. Skills and competencies required to meet the job requirement: • Having Knowledge of animal husbandry and basic veterinary sciences • Institution building of smallholder livestock rearers • Practical and theoretical knowledge on climate change issues in livestock sectors and related mitigation mechanism is strongly desirable. • Community managed livestock development with particular focus on feed improvement in dairy animals for reduced carbon emissions. • Good training skills • Willing to travel extensively as position requires travelling to remote areas • Good communication skills • Good in Reporting, Monitoring, and evaluation • Good Government Liaison Skills Work Profile: • Managing the livestock development portfolio of an ambitious climate change mitigation project with major focus on dairy animals • Providing technical inputs to field teams and community for better management of livestock in rural areas • Creating institutional base for community managed livestock development programme • Providing inputs for developing preventive healthcare services for livestock in rural areas • Bringing in innovations and new technologies which can benefit marginal farmers involved in livestock rearing along with decreased carbon emission from livestock animals • Networking and liaison with academic, technical and government departments related to livestock development • Resource mobilization for the livestock programme across all states Interested candidates are requested to apply th.rough our organization website

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