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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Nutritionist Job at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Nutritionist

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: Nutritionist
No. of vacancy: 01
Location: Headquarters -Entebbe
Reporting To: Technicai Manager Production

Overall Job Purpose .
To oversee animal nutritional issues on all Centre Farms
Age Limit: 25-55 Years

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Establish nutritional needs of the different animals at 4 their various physiological stages, Test feeds/feed samples and feeding methods to learn /ascertain i and formulate what nourishes all animals and fish on i the ‘farm efficiently and economically to maximise growth, reproduction and health, Writes reports on breeding/feeding habits of all animals and fish on the farm, Minimises waste for environmental consideration through promoting adaptation of climate smart technologies, Undertake forage seed validation and multiplication at each production unit, Developed, designs and implement projects and programs i for production through improved nutrition, Coordinates forage establishment, improvement and maintenance, l Coordinating water harvesting, utilization and i distribution, Coordinating and undertake training and demonstration in feeds and feeding technologies for l Managers, Veterinarians and other workers, Ensuring Proficient resource utilization and management, and r Nutritional evaluation and careful use of local forages and non conventional feeds
Basic Requirements
  • A degree in Agricultural Science or Veterinary Science.
  • Postgraduate degree in Animal Nutrition is an added advantage. r
  • Working experience of at least three (03) years in a r related field.
 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.