Livestock Production Manager Job in Ghana

Our Client is based in Ghana currently recruiting a Livestock Manager

Position overview:

To plan and carry out the day to day operational aspects of the livestock management, with the key objective being to maximise productivity
 

To maximise livestock health and performance in balance with ensuring optimal pasture management on a daily, weekly and annual basis
 
To ensure target weights are achieved in a timely manner and that livestock are presented in an optimal state to their given market
 

 

Contribute to the setting of farm policies, including the development programme, projected livestock increases versus livestock performance and understanding the annual budget requirements in conjunction with management
 
Record keeping including stock performance and live weights, animal diagnostics
 
Attendance at any off farm field days, discussions groups or further education as required for either personal or professional development as agreed on by management
 
Monitor animal health status and maintain accurate records in accordance with farm policies

Requirements
Education

  • Education background in Animal Husbandry  (A Degree or a Diploma)
  • A management course will an added advantage
Experience: At least 6 years working experience in a Livestock Farm

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to contribute to a team environment, be a team player and add value to that team when required
  • Must be willing to take on responsibility, be confident at working independently and have the knowledge, experience and initiative to plan effectively
  • Must be willing and eager to make the business grow successfully
  • Must have good observation and deduction skills and the ability to act appropriately when situations arise
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to express oneself clearly and offer an opinion
  • Able to take constructive direction in a positive manner
  • Good observational skills and a questioning nature, willing to challenge existing farm practices with supporting evidence, to observe a problem or potential opportunity, to think through the consequences and to offer suggestions
  • High personal standards – discipline, loyalty, honesty and integrity
  • Must be tidy
  • Show a high degree of time management skills
The Person must be wiling to relocate,must have an updated passport and relevant medical records.

If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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