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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

2 Livestock Technician Jobs at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Livestock Technicians

Jobs at:
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Deadline of this Job:
2nd November 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Organization Overview
National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal industry and Fisheries its mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda, wishes to recruit the following;
Job Title: Livestock Technician
No. of vacancy: 02
Location: Headquarters
Reporting To: Site Stud Manager

Overall Job Purpose
To prepare and report on results of animal tests and other information on animal genetics and quality l of animal breeding endeavors in either a natural or controlled environment
Age Limit: 25-55 Years

Specific Responsibilities
Collects and tests semen and other samples to establish its genotype, quality and viability for reproductive and breeding initiatives, Collects natural and exotic genetic animal resources for storage or conservation as found appropriate, Implements Al measures and assists in the execution of other animal natural or assisted breeding techniques or technologies, Records data on animal management and associated reproductive and breeding activity, Observes animal hygiene, health, diet (including special diets, pregnancy diagnosis as may be necessary) and behaviour to establish appropriate care, reproductive, breeding and treatment regimes, Supervises the cleaning and sterilization of the animal testing environment for reproduction and breeding where deployed, and Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the Supervisor
Basic Requirements
  • Should have at least a Diploma in Animal and Veterinary Sciences.
  •  Should have basic knowledge of reproductive biology, animal breeding and behaviour.
  • Working experience of at least three (3) years in an organisation related with animal breeding.
Job application procedure
All CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work References) should be sent to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity to all. PWDs and Female applicants are specifically encouraged to apply. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the above positions, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification.