Executive Director Job Placement – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Title:   Executive Director
Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Reports to: Chairperson
Board of Directors, 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 Executive Director will provide technical oversight
to the Board and the entire organisation in matters of animal (including
poultry and fish) breeding, act as the Chief Executive officer of the Centre,
subject to the general guidance of the Board, responsible for the funds and
properties as well as the entire day- to–day administration of the affairs of
the Centre and for the control of all employees of the Centre.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will serve as the Chief Executive
Officer of the Centre and head of the Centre.
Secretary to the Board of Directors and Board
Manage the day-to-day administration of the Centre
affairs and control of the Centre’s employees.
Responsible for the funds and properties of the
Provide technical leadership and overall guidance on
animal (including poultry and fish) breeding in the country.
The Executive Director will plan, coordinate and
supervise all animal breeding activities in close liaison with the Ministry of Agriculture,
Animal Industry and Fisheries, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic
Development and other stakeholders.
Write and submit reports on matters affecting the Centre
as shall be required of him or her by the Board.
Keep the seal of the Board under lock and key and
serve as the accounting officer for the Centre.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants must be Ugandans with a basic degree
in either Veterinary Medicine or Animal Science plus a Master’s degree in the
above fields from a recognized university.
Possession of a postgraduate degree at a level of
PhD is an added advantage.
A post-graduate qualification in Business / Public
Administration will be an added advantage.
The ideal candidates must have a minimum of ten (10)
years of post-qualification experience and at least seven (7) years at
management level of a reputable organisation and possess a demonstrated
capacity in organisation coordination and financial management.
Good leadership skills
Good negotiation skills
Good team player
Excellent communication skills
High degree of tenacity and integrity
Highly proactive
Good planning and organizational skills
Age: Between 40 -55 years.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates
should send SOFT COPIES of their application, detailed curriculum vitae with at
least three (3) traceable referees, and photocopies of their academic documents
to this e-mail address: NAGRC-ED@gmail.com
interested in sending hardcopies of the above documents should send them to the
address below:
The Chairman,
Board of Directors,
Ministry of
Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries,
National Animal
Genetic Resources Centre and DataBank (NAGRC & DB)
P.O. Box 183,
Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 6th November 2015
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