3 AI Technician Job Opportunities – National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)

Job Title:       AI Technician (3 Job Opportunities)

National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)

Duty Station:
Headquarters- Entebbe, Uganda

Reports To: Senior
Farm Manager

About US:

The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) was established by the Animal Breeding Act, 2001. It is one of the statutory semi-autonomous bodies of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). Formation of NAGRC &DB was part of the fulfilment of the aspirations in the National Animal Breeding Policy (1997), document and the Action Plan for its implementation providing guidelines to all actors in the animal breeding and production value-chain. The actors included input suppliers, farmers, companies, researchers, extension workers and civic leaders on suitable breeds for the various ecological and production systems.

Job Summary: The incumbent will undertake Insemination services at the center farms and communities

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        Monitors and supervises the maintenance of
sanitary conditions in the paddocks or kraals.

·        Supervises the preparation of animal fodder,
supplements, water or other feeds.

·       Monitors animal health and administers or
supervises animals on estrus.

·       Supports pasture, breeding and other animal
rearing activities.

·       Trains farm workers on animal care
procedures, maintenance duties, and monitoring animals on heat.

·       Undertakes any other official duties as
assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       Should have at least a Diploma in Animal and
Veterinary Sciences.

·       Should have a Uganda Advanced Certificate of
Education (UACE) with at least 3 credits in sciences with a combination of
Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or equivalent qualification.

·       Should have basic knowledge of reproductive
biology, animal breeding and behaviour.

·       Working experience of at least three (3)
years in an organisation related with animal breeding.

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates should send their CV, applications and testimonials (including 3
work references) to;

The Executive

National Animal
Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,

P.O. Box183 Nsamizi
Road, Entebbe

Note: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 6th May 2020

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