Consultant: Livestock Project Baseline / ActionAid
Deadline: 1 May 2013 at 1700 hours
To Start: 6 May 2013
Contract: 1 – 2 weeks
Purpose of the Position
To carryout baseline for proposed livestock development project in Mbire district
Key Strategic Performance Areas
-Quantitative and qualitative benchmarks for the indicators outlined in the log frame.
-Provide business plans for sale pens, abattoir and the tannery.
-Review current practices that contribute to livestock production and marketing looking at the policy/legal framework governing this sector.
A detailed Terms of Reference will be made available to shortlisted candidates.
Minimum MSC in the following areas Social science , Agriculture, Veterinary science, with experience in livestock and social science research.
Other Essential Requirements
-Substantial experience in livestock issues, policy analysis and development programming in Southern Africa. .
-Experience working in rural areas in areas of livelihoods.
-Proven experience in livestock business, development, policy analysis and value addition initiatives.
-Experience in conducting reviews employing participatory methodologies
-At least 5 years relevant experience in livestock development issues
-Research companies and organizations that might be interested should have the required personnel with requisite skills.
To apply submit your updated CVs, work plan and detailed budget and at least three referees to The Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager, Action Aid International, 16 York Avenue, Newlands, Harare
Or email: jobs.zimbabwe [at] actionaid [dot] org
NB: Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.
Please note: Although we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates.