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02 November 2016

Fresher Veterinary Officer Job Careers - National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Title:    Veterinary Officer
Organisation: National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Kiruhura, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Farm Manager

About NAGRC&DB:
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 Veterinary Officer will safeguard the health and welfare of animals reared for breeding or production

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Undertakes diagnosis and treatment of animals.
·         Refers animals for the conduct of tests including x-rays, blood samples and ultrasound scans as may be found appropriate.
·         Guides on animal nutrition, breeding and health.
·         Actively participates in the regulation of potential animal breeder prior to licensing and quality assurance on production of semen or genetic breeds.
·         Carries out vaccination of animals against various types of diseases.
·         Performs surgery on animals.
·         Maintains proper and accurate records of animal health.
·         Handles and controls animal health emergencies including disease outbreaks and epidemics.
·         Conducts assisted reproduction including artificial insemination and embryo transfer.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine with knowledge in breeding management.
·         Extensive knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and technologies

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their updated CVs, applications, testimonials and three professional referees (one of whom should be work-based) to;

The Executive Director,
Attn: Human Resource / Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and DataBank (NAGRC & DB)
P.O. Box 183, Entebbe-Uganda.

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 28th November 2016

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