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Monday, October 9, 2017

Senior Farm Manager Job at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Farm Manager

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: Senior Farm Manager
No. of Vacancy: 01
Location: Various Centre Farms
Reporting To: Technical Manager Production

Overall Job Purpose
To manage optimal performance and productivity of the Centre Farm
Age Limit: 30 - 55 Years

Specific Responsibilities
Plans and budgets for the operations of the Centre and ensures their effective implementation, Manages and accounts for the human, fiscal and physical assets of the Centre Farm, Supervises monitors and evaluates the performance of the Centre Farm in respect to set targets including production and breeding programs, Prepares and submits periodic reports on the performance of the farm including Supervises, mentors and appraises technical staff and oversees the administration of all other staff, Initiates innovations to enhance the productive capability of the Centre Farm, Organises and coordinates outreach activities to the farmers to enhance their productivity and get feedback on challenges they encounter Enforces acceptable standards of production, breeding, health and safety on the Centre Farm, Liaises with the technical Units to procure, schedule preventive maintenance or repair farm machinery, Maintains an inventory of the Centre Farms Asset including stock and Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.
Basic Requirements
  • A degree in Veterinary Sciences, Animal or Agricultural Sciences with training in Farm Management.
  • Should have a postgraduate Diploma in Animal Breeding, production, animal health, Farm Management or related discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Should have broad knowledge of records management as farm activities involve a lot of records keeping.
  • Should have broad knowledge of project planning and management .
  • Should have the ability to work with and supervise multi disciplinary teams,
  • Working experience of at least four (41 years with a practical exposure to farm operations is a prerequisite. ‘
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.