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Karen Roses Kenya – Dairy Job Vacancy

Category: Food Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Jun 26, 2013

Karen Roses Kenya – Dairy Job Vacancy
Karen Roses Kenya employs over 1200 permanent staff members. Each and every staff member plays a part in the chain and therefore we recognize the need to provide the basics such as medical care, pensions (for management staff), facilities such as a staff canteen, staff bus etc. However we also recognize the need to create a learning organization in today’s world when change is the only definite constant.
Job Title: Dairy Manager Karen Roses Kenya

Persons reporting to job holder: Dairy Personnel and feed production supervisor

Job Objective: Karen Roses Kenya

Dairy manager will be responsible for the financial and physical performance of the farm.
In this role you will business and ensure success defined as:
  • Improved health of the herd
  • Average daily yield be responsible for the short and long terms business plans approved by the Board and will be expected to drive the of at least 20l/cow
  • Production of annual dairy meal for a 20 head herd.
General Duties & Responsibilities: Karen Roses Kenya

Feed & Production Management

  • Plan and allocate feed using feed budgeting techniques to achieve production targets
  • Source required supplements and grazing to achieve production targets
  • Develop and implement an annual nutrient management plan, cropping and regressing programmes
  • Manage weeds and pests to maintain pasture and crops
Construction of the dairy
  • Work with the consultant and contractors on building the planned dairy in the most cost effective and timely manner
  • Ensure all aspects of the milking process, including plant hygiene and somatic cell count.
  • Develop, review and maintain animal health programme to maintain good animal health
  • Develop and manage the mating programme to ensure mating targets are reached
  • Manage calving and the calf rearing programme to achieve minimal losses and ensure high quality replacements are available for the herd
  • Ensure all herd records are maintained
  • Work with the dairy consultant to develop a 5 year business plan and annual budget
  • Monitor expenditure and ensure in line with budget
  • Liaise with local contractors e.g vet, agrovet, etc to ensure smooth operation of the farm
  • Follow company procedure on repairs of farm machinery
  • Maintain a safe and healthy working environment.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by Management from time to time.
The job holder should possess the following qualifications:
  • Diploma/degree in dairy science and technology
  • 2-3 years’ experience in dairy management
  • Excellent managerial skills
  • Strong analytical skills
If you are interested and meet the above requirements, send in your detailed Curriculum Vitae on or before 7th July 2013 to
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