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6 Animal Husbandry Officers Job at National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
6 Animal Husbandry Officers

Jobs at:
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Deadline of this Job:
2nd November 2017

Duty Station:
Entebbe, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Farm Manager

The National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, (NAGRC&DB) is a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries whose mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Animal Husbandry Officer will mainly monitor animal care and advise on upkeep, breeding and product quality.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitors and supervises the maintenance of sanitary conditions in the paddocks or kraals
  • Guides and supervises the preparation of animal fodder, supplements, water or other feeds
  •  Keenly monitors animal health and administers or supervises the routine administration of veterinary drugs
  • Supports pasture, breeding and other animal rearing activities
  • Mentors and trains farm workers on animal care procedures, maintenance duties, and safety precautions
  • Perform any other official duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in Veterinary or Animal Sciences.
  • At least two years of related work experience in animal breeding activities.
  • Significant experience in animal handling and breeding management.
  • Age Limit: 25-55 years
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) addressed to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe. Uganda