Heifer International
Veterinary Consultant (Contract Basis)
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Noida Uttar Pradesh
Application Email : careers.heiferindia@gmail.com


Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 15 2021


Position: Veterinary Consultant (Contract Basis)


Location: Noida, Uttar Pradesh


Due Date: 15 June 2021


A.            Background


Heifer International is a global non-profit working to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth by using sustainable practices and engaging smallholder farmers in agricultural development.  Heifer was founded on the simple belief that ending hunger begins with giving people the means to feed themselves, generate income and achieve sustainable livelihoods.  


Since 1944, Heifer has helped 20.7 million households – more than 105 million people – in over 125 countries, through community-based training, appropriate technologies and agricultural resources, enabling communities to lift themselves out of poverty and hunger on to a path of self-reliance and economic prosperity.  In India, Heifer’s geographical focus areas include Bihar, Andhra-Pradesh and Orissa. The focus is to work with the communities that have the greatest need for its assistance.


Heifer International seeks applications from Veternarian for a consultancy available with us. This Consultant will be responsible for ensuring that communities we are working with are trained and have knowledge and skills to humanely maximize their animals’ productivity and reduce the cost of production to the lowest level possible. Also he/she will be actively engaged in training to provide basic health care to their animals.


B.            Scope of work

  • He or She will be responsible for empowering community to adopt improved animal management practices through trainings and demonstrations.

  • Responsible for optimizing productivity of small ruminants, backyard poultry and cattle.

  • Responsible for ensuring timely adoption of prophylactic practices and quality vaccination – working to strengthen both demand and supply end.

  • He or She will be responsible of taking initiatives to protect the environment for sustainability of the project and ensure the adoption of improved forage, fodder and feed production through nursery centers and/or other innovative methods.

  • He or She will be responsible for training and handholding of para-vets and community agro-veterinary entrepreneurs and networking them with Government system for continued support.

  • He or She will be responsible for collaborating with all stakeholders at local level for regular supply of inputs.

  • Ensure regular follow-up of report/record/track animal health issues

  • Oversee a community-managed animal insurance system.

  • Develop follow-up resource village/model village concept.

  • He or She will report regularly, document and submit success stories to disseminate best practices in relation to animal well-being.

  • He or She will be responsible for timely project implementation.

C.            Eligibility Criteria:

  • A candidate having BVSC or MVSC with any specialization, having 5-7 years’ experience.

  • The consultant should have previous experience of similar assignments in NGOs and INGOs.

  • Testimonials and reports will be solicited to verify the same.

D.            Submission of Application:


Interested Experts meeting eligibility criteria may send their CV along with their Detailed profile/CV highlighting previous experience, to: careers.heiferindia@gmail.com by 15 June 2021. In subject line please mention “Application for Veterinary Consultant”. The application should also have details of your total years of experience along with currently/last drawn remuneration.


Note – Unsolicited Telephonic calls and in-person visits will not be entertained and may lead to disqualification.    

Job Email id: careers.heiferindia@gmail.com