MSVL Group

Senior Animal Food Nutritionist (Kenyan Citizen-Nakuru)

MSVL Group

Farming & Agriculture

1 month ago

Job Summary

Our client, a leading FMCG Group across East Africa is looking for a Senior Professional to join their team.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:9 years

Job Description/Requirements

Position:            Senior Animal Food Nutritionist
Location:            Nakuru ( Kenya)
Industry            Manufacturing
Nationality:            Kenyan Citizens

Qualification, and experience
•    Qualifications: A Graduate or Post Graduate in Animal Science/Animal Nutrition.
•    Experience: Between 9-12 years’ experience in a reputed Animal Feed Manufacturer in East Africa.
•    Animal Nutritionist Skills & Competencies

Skill Required:
The following skills will help animal nutritionists perform the job effectively:
•    Communication skills: Animal nutritionists must be able to explain why they're choosing certain nutrition ratios for animals to all stakeholders, such as veterinarians and veterinary technicians, zookeepers, wildlife rehabilitators, and others.
•    Critical-thinking skills: They must use their expertise to determine the best way to assess and meet animals' nutritional needs at economical cost.
•    Software skills: Animal nutritionists must have a sound grasp of Animal Feeds software (preferably Ecomix) to be able to calculate food ratios.

Roles & Responsibilities:
 
The job requires the ability to do the following tasks:

•    Consider the varied nutritional needs of different animals as they formulate balanced food rations
•    Assess nutritional and caloric requirements based on an animal’s condition and type of physical activity such as performance, reproduction, lactation or overcoming nutritional deficiencies in cases of prior neglect
•    Use an assessment known as body condition scoring, to determine what adjustments should be made to an animal’s diet
•    Animal nutritionists should have specialization in Dairy, Poultry, Swine & Sheep feeds.
•    Should thoroughly understand the nutrition needs of animals related to Dairy, Poultry, Swine & Sheep.
 
Salary:     Gross between Kshs. 150-180K  depending on the Candidate’s background and experience

Benefits:    As per Company Policy

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