Agricultural Research Council-Animal Production (ARC-AP) invites applicants to apply for 30 x Internship Programme for 2021.
Internship Application deadline is 10 March 2021.
Internship Location: South Africa (All 9 Provinces)
INTERNSHIPS X30: KAONAFATSO YA DIKGOMO -BEEF RECORDING AND IMPROVEMENT SCHEME POSITIONS (TO BE PLACED IN ALL 9 PROVINCES) (1-YEAR CONTRACT)
Key Performance Areas:
- Provide animal recording and improvement services to smallholder farmers,
- Participate in the training and recruitment of farmers and teams in Kaonafatso ya Dikgomo Beef Recording and Improvement Scheme,
- Visit farmers for beef recording and improvement purposes,
- Train new participants in different phases of beef schemes,
- Participate in focus sessions/meetings with farmers’ teams/individuals,
- Collecting information from all possible sources to compile a database of current herd statistics and performance of livestock owned by resourced poor farmers to derive performance indicators,
- Participate in the provincial farmer supportteam to implement the project,
- Compile monthly reports.
- A National Diploma in Animal Production,
- Motivated and prepared to travel to farms and villages,
- Good human relations,
- Good communication skills written and verbal.
How to apply
A competitive remuneration package will be congruent with the scope, responsibilities and the stature of the position. The appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance and preference will be given to South African citizens. Applications accompanied by covering letter, detailed CV (Including certificates, supporting documents, copy of driver’s license and nationality.
NB: Non-RSA Citizens/work permit holders must attach certified copies) as well as the names and particulars of three (3) traceable referees must be e-mail to [email protected]
NB: Applicants must indicate their preferred province.
Enquiries: Dr DM Motiang Tel,(012) 6729147
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