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Date Posted: 2017-09-28 11:18:35
Industry: Agriculture
Position: Hatchery Manager - Nigeria
Job Location: Other Country
Package: $1,500 - $2,000



Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate hatchery activities such as, egg pick-up and deliveries, incubation and hatching, grading, vaccination, and preparation and shipping of chicks
  • Achieve budgeted targets with maximum hatch rate and excellent cost control
  • Oversee Quality Assurance/Quality Control program
  • Monitor and manage facility equipment and repairs, addressing maintenance issues.
  • Oversee hatchery sanitation and maintain highest standards of Bio security measures.
  • Keep a current knowledge of industry trends and information regarding hatchery equipment and operations
  • Manage animal welfare program
  • Plan and oversee hatchery budget
  • Comply with all company policies, animal welfare guidelines, and local, state and federal laws, and regulations
  • Interpret hatchery records and genetic data and advice customers brooding, feeding, medication and bio-security practices.
  • Comply with companies and OSHA safety health and environment guidelines.
  • Manage chick care, maintenance, packing and transfer activities
  • Manage and maintain weekly hatching schedules.
  • Direct supervision of employees 
  • Prepare daily/ monthly reports


  • Bachelor’s degree in animal or poultry science
  • Computer Literate


Minimum 5 years experience in managing Hatchery with production capacity of 50,000 chics per month or more.


Competencies - Knowledge, Skills and Attitude:

  • Computer literate
  • Ability to lead and manage multinational work force
  • Strong communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics, honesty and integrity
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Waste management and bio-security knowledge. 

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