Feedlot and Logistics Officer Job in Naivasha, Kenya

  • Published date: March 9, 2021
  • Category: Transport & Logistics
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description


Our client is a leading Animal Farm with a huge market share and one of the best quality gourmet beef producers in Kenya.

To consolidate this market leadership position, they seek to hire a Feedlot and Logistics Officer.

Department: Livestock

Reports to: Group Farms Manager

Salary Range: Starting Kshs 100,000 upwards depending on experience

No of Positions: One (1)

Job Location: Naivasha

Placement: Immediate

Overall Job Purpose: The main purpose of the job is monitoring feedlot steers, supervision of tractor drivers, planning regulation and maintenance of farm machinery, champion livestock QMS implementation and ensure good quality of work done and targets achieved at minimal cost.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure day to day proper Feeding of steers is carried out;

  • Champion QMS implementation in the livestock department;

  • Ensure appropriate ratios of feed formulation for animals;

  • Monitor and ensure there is always a feeding programme for the animals;

  • Carry out daily allocation of Farm Tractors and Machinery;

  • Manage the administrative functions of the Livestock department;

  • Monitor and regulate the use of Tractors in the Farm including their allocation and maintenance ;

  • Daily allocation of tasks to staff in the feedlots;

  • Daily monitoring and supervision of staff in the section;

  • Daily monitoring and supervision of tasks in the section;

  • Monitor and record daily attendance of employees;

  • Ensure all employees are on appropriate Personal Protective Equipments’ (PPE’s);

  • Induct new employees to tasks and advise HR on their progress;

  • Report on any accident and injuries at the workplace to the management;

  • Administer first aid in case of accidents and record statements to the effect;

  • Conduct employee appraisals when due and report appropriately;

  • Implement OSH committee recommendations in their zone of work;

  • Implement the organizations Health and Safety Policy;

  • Ensure correct use of workplace equipment and tools;

  • Perform any other duties as may be required by management.

Qualifications and work experience

  • A Diploma holder in Animal Health and Production from a recognised institution;

  • Holders of Degree in Animal Health and Production will have an added advantage;

  • Possession of between 2-5years experience in livestock management in a reputable Farm;

  • Exposure to beef animals rearing and production will be desirable;

  • Those with Feedlot management experience will have definite advantage.

Other Job Specifications

Job/Functional Skills

  • Leadership Skills

  • Reporting Skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Decision Making Skills

General Skills

  • Teamwork

  • Communication Skills

  • Record keeping skills

  • Time Management

Application Procedure

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful Management Career move in the rewarding Animal Production Sector, apply by submitting your CV in confidence to:

The Recruiter.
Esquire Consultants.
P.O Box 76883-00620,

Via recruit@esquireconsultants.co.ke

Kindly indicate your current and expected salary as well as your availability/notice period in your application subject line, Cover letter or CV.

Please note:

Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.

Closing date for applications is Friday 12th March 2021

Shortlisting will be carried out on a rolling/ongoing basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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