Jobs vacancies at Syngenta in Kenya today 2013

Job Title: Veterinary Project Manager

Vacancy Type: Temporary
Business Unit: Crop Protection
Functional area: Other
Location: KE – Nairobi
Responsibilities: Responsibilities
-Provide hands on support to create, pilot and implementation the livestock insurance product. Specific tasks here are likely to include:

-Finalize the design and set-up of the new livestock insurance product
-Engage all relevant stakeholders to launch pilot
-Understand the needs and challenges faced by farmers, insurers and cooperatives. Suggest to the Kilimo Salama team and implement the necessary corrections/improvements
-Carryout insurance claim inspections – determine animal mortality, supported with evidence
-Continued liaising with partners and farmers to expand product offering area

Deliverables & Reporting
-Weekly reporting to the Technical Coordinator on pilot progress.
-Reporting structure is directly to the Technical Coordinator.

Requirements: Qualifications
-The successful candidate will have, at least;
oA Masters degree in Veterinary Sciences
oProject/team management and leadership experiences
oExtensive experiences working with livestock and common diseases
oAbility to train a team and explain product details to a range of stakeholders

-Able to travel and live in basic conditions in rural areas.
-Experience in motor car driving with a valid license is a requirement.

Method of work and duration
-The Veterinary Project Manager will be based in Nairobi within Syngenta East Africa Ltd. Extensive field work and relocation to the pilot zones may be required.
-The position is a 100% post for a period of 1 year, after which the contract may be extended as required depending on performance

Remuneration and provisions
-Right candidate will be offered a salary in line with market standards.

How to Apply:

Closing date:2nd March 20

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