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02 June 2017

Dairy Inspector Job Opportunities - Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Job Title:    Dairy Inspector
Organisation: Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Dairy Inspector

About US:
Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda.”

Job Summary: The Dairy Inspector will primarily inspect milk and dairy products, dairy handling premises and facilities, enforce dairy standards and regulations in order to ensure compliance with set dairy standards and regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Conduct pre-registration and /or regular impromptu inspections to ensure that collectors, transporters, traders, processors, exporters and importers of milk and dairy products conform to set standards and legally registered by DDA.
  • Maintain an effective and efficient system for regulations and enforcement.
  • Generate statistical data and information for development of database on compliance and standards improvement strategies and policy development/change.
  • Conduct regular inspection aimed at disseminating guidelines for quality, safety, hygiene practices for milk and dairy products, dairy facilities and premises to ensure compliance with dairy standards and regulations.
  • Enforce regulations such as stopping adulteration of milk and dairy products, transportation of milk in unauthorized containers, transportation of warm milk, etc. to safe guard public health and wellbeing of milk consumers by apprehending and persecuting offenders.
  • Carry out market surveillance to ensure that milk and milk products that are availed to consumers meet set dairy quality standards.
  • Maintain systems to address consumer/farmers complaints and concerns regarding adherence to dairy regulations.
  • Improve consumer education and sensitization programs focusing on quality and safety.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Dairy Inspector job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Dairy Technology/Science, Food Science, or any other related qualification.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience in ensuring compliance with set standards and regulations.
  • Previous experience in milk handling, processing procedures and the application of laws and regulations relevant to dairy industry will be an added advantage.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team player.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic credentials and three referees to the address below:

The Executive Director,
Dairy Development Authority (DDA),
Plot 1, Kafu Rd. Kampala,
P. O. Box 34006, Kampala, Uganda

E-mail to: info@dda.or.ug

Deadline: 16th June 2017 by 5.00pm

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