1 Apr 2022

Veterinarian at Good Neighbors Rwanda

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Job Description


Good Neighbors Rwanda Tel +250-735-769-221, P.O.Box5125 Kigali, Rwanda


Good Neighbors International (GNI) is an international humanitarian and developmental organization in General Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC operating in 40 countries around the world.  GNI in Rwanda is legally registered and has endeavored to improve child sponsorship and protection, health, education, WASH, agriculture & livelihood, humanitarian assistance, advocacy, and social economy in 6 districts (Gasabo, Kamonyi, Gisagara, Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru, and Karongi) since 1994:

Good Neighbors would like to recruit 3 staff with the following positions,

1.      Veterinarian (3)

To be based at Huye (2) and Karongi (1)

  • Provide technical assistance to the project assistant manager in the coordination of the distribution of livestock to beneficiaries
  • Conduct training needs assessment and coordinate trainings in basic veterinary services and livestock raising for the community
  • Support beneficiaries in the establishment of private basic veterinary shops
  • Examine livestock to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries
  • Treat sick or injured livestock by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, or performing surgery
  • Inoculate livestock against various diseases such as rabies and distemper
  • Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis
  • Advise livestock owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, and general care necessary to promote the health of animals
  • Train and supervise workers who handle and care for livestock
  • To organize and strengthen self-help groups among livestock beneficiaries
  • To perform additional jobs assigned by the Programs Manager and/or Project Assistant Manager

Qualifications and experience required

  • The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine, with at least 3 years of experience in the veterinary profession with the ability to work in a remote area;
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda;
  • A valid driving license Class A an advantage;
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and report writing skills.
  • Honest and transparent
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • He/ she should be ready to travel to the field to the agricultural farms and Cooperatives in the rural areas

Method of Application

The interested candidates must submit directly their application letter addressed to Country Director; recent and detailed curriculum vitae written in English; relevant certificates; Diploma required; a photocopy of the National Identity Card at Good Neighbors InternationalHead Office (Kigali); located at Kimihurura, opposite to Lemigo Hotel (FAIRVIEW building_3rd floor, right-wing) by April 10th, 2022 before 4 pm.

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