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Monday, October 9, 2017

Deputy Technical Manager Breeding Job at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Deputy Technical Manager Breeding

Jobs at:
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Deadline of this Job:
2nd November 2017

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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: Deputy Technical Manager Breeding
No. of Vacancy: 01
Location: Headquarters ~ Entebbe
Reporting To: Technical Manager Breeding
Overall Job Purpose
To deputize the Technical Manager/ Breeding and Reproduction in the acquisition, application and management of appropriate breeding and reproduction technologies to enhance the animal quality and multiply its numbers.
Age Limit: 35-55 Years

Specific Responsibilities
Supports the planning and supervision of Implementation of unit budgets, projects and proqrams, Sources for and monitors applications of animal bleeding technologies and advices the technical manager Bleeding and Reproduction accordingly, reviews, interprets and reports on recorded data arising out of animal breeding and activities, Monitors and reports on compliance of animal breeding centres to breeding standards and practices and advises on appropriate action where breaches occur. Evaluates and makes recommendations on new breeding bio-technologies genetic materials, Coordinates the breeding of founder brood stock of fish, Monitors, evaluates and reports on rearing of sire studs tor production of semen and dams for artificial insemination to multiply breeding stock, Supports monitoring of compliance of the Centre farms established breeding and recording protocols, Supervises and appraises performance oi staff in the unit and Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Basic Requirements
  • A Masters degree in Agricultural Sciences. Veterinary Science or their equivalent from a recognized degree awarding institution.
  • Specialized post-graduate training in animal breeding from a recognized institution.
  • Working experience of at least eight (E) years in animal industry is a prerequisite with at least three years experience at Senior level in Government or recognized institution.
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.