04 November 2016

2 Farm Manager Vacancies - National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Organisation: National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Kamuli and Kiruhura, Uganda
Reports to: Technical Manager, Production

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 Farm Manager will manage optimal performance and productivity of the Centre Farm.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         The incumbent plans and budgets for the operations of the Centre and ensures their effective implementation.
·         The jobholder also 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.
·         The jobholder initiates innovations to enhance the productive capability of the Centre Farm.
·         Organizes 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.
·         Works closely with the technical units to procure, schedule preventive maintenance or repair farm machinery.
·         Maintains an inventory of the Centre Farm’s Asset including stock.
·         Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicants should preferably hold degrees in Animal or Agricultural Sciences.
·         At least three years’ experience with a practical exposure to farm operations.
·         Knowledge of records management in farm activities
·         Working knowledge of project planning and management.
·         Proven ability to work with and supervise multi-disciplinary teams.

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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