10 Jul 2024

Veterinary Technical Advisor at Zambeef Products Plc

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Job Description

Zambeef Products PLC is the largest integrated cold chain food products and agribusiness company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa region.  It is involved in the primary production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, dairy, fish, flour, stock feed and day-old chicks throughout Zambia and the surrounding region.

Zambeef Products PLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic candidate for the role outlined below. Women are therefore encouraged to apply.


The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  • Promoting and protecting the vision of the company.
  • Responding promptly to complaints relating to chick quality/healthreported through Zambeef customer service,
  • Zamhatch customer care officers or Zamhatch agents in order to ensure the name of the brand is protected at all times.
  • Collaborating with the sales manager in planning and conducting customer (farmer) training programs.
  • Collaborating with other Poultry Veterinarians in the company to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Providing veterinary technical support to both external Zamhatch customers (small/medium scale farmers) and contract growers.
  • Interpreting laboratory reports, make diagnosis and report findings. Maintain records and files, complete incident forms, and compile regular reports.
  • Coordinating with other poultry veterinarians to develop and modify flock health programs and ensure correct vaccine administration in both broilers and breeders.
  • Working in tandem with all other poultry disciplines to ensure a smooth flow of information.
  • Assisting in conducting routine disease sero – surveillance in broilers.
    Following up on any check-ups under the instruction of the General Manager.
  • Responding promptly to any reports from the General Manager, other poultry veterinarians and Out grower
  • Managers or other necessary disciplines in order to combat the matter early.
  • Assisting with sales of day-old chicks and management of customer care officers when need arises.

The Required Qualifications are:

  • With a Minimum Degree in Veterinary Medicine
  • Minimum of two years of work experience as a Poultry Veterinarian or with any poultry experience
  • Member of VCZ
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid Motor Vehicle license

The Required Attributes Include:

  •  Excellent communication and good leadership skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good one health Knowledge
  • Ability to work with anyone and must be a goal-oriented person
  • Detailed process and analytical ability and have a strong sense of humour
  • Excellent verbal and analytical skills
  • Very hard working and ability to adapt quickly in any environment
  • Should be a good listener and fast leaner
  • Great knowledge and experience in poultry medicine
  • Accommodate people of different ethnicity and be able to work together
  • Good time keeper/follower
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Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their applications letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, and contact details of three (3) referees to:


Zambeef Products PLC

P/B 17, Woodlands

Lusaka or

Email: [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16th July, 2024.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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