Outreach and extension technician/agent for TCHAD, NIGER & TANZANIA

Posted 2 weeks ago

The extension and outreach agent is responsible for the overall outreach, communication, and branding of the MCI products in the field. He/she establishes relationships throughout outreach within the   farmers communities (particularly SHF) by participating in events, leading education and awareness, coordination vaccination programs and establishing marketing initiatives.

Specially, the incumbent will:

  • Work closely with distributors and veterinary community including veterinarians, veterinary paraprofessionals, and vaccination teams of the project.
  • Coordinate with the area coordinator to facilitate the registration prosses of MCI products
  • Raise awareness among small holder farmers of the importance of vaccination against major diseases and its impact on the productivity on their animals 
  • Promote vaccination to help increasing the vaccination rate
  • Monitor vaccination campaigns and collect relevant data from vaccinated herds
  • Animate the vaccination team network and organize workshops for awareness, training and data collection as required 
  • Control and validate vaccination data entered by vaccinators in the Mobile Data Collection Application
  • Prepare weekly reports describing activities accomplished including sale data, extension data, registration data and vaccination campaign; and submit these report to area coordinator.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the area Coordinator

Requirements for the profile

  • a veterinarian or a specialized veterinary technician with experience in working in animal health  and veterinary practice in the field
  • Knowledge of the veterinary drugs market
  • Knowledge of product registration procedures and the functioning of veterinary services
  • Has strong communication skills
  • has a proven track record of establishing relationships through outreach
  • provides exemplary customer service

 Language skills:

  • Working level of English (East Africa)
  • Working level of French and English (West Africa)

Job Features

Job CategorySales and marketing

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