3 Fresher Animal Husbandry Officer Job Opportunities – National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)

Job Title:       Animal Husbandry Officer (3 Job

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: To
monitor animal care and advise on upkeep, breeding and product quality.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

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

·       Advises and supervises the preparation of
animal fodder, supplements, water or other feeds.

·       Monitors animal health and administers or
supervises the routine administration of veterinary drugs.

·       Supports pasture, breeding and other animal
rearing activities.

·       Trains farm workers on animal care
procedures, maintenance duties, and safety precautions.

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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant Should have a Bachelor’s
Degree in Animal Production

·       At least a Diploma in Veterinary Practice or
Animal Sciences.

·       Should have practical experience in animal
handling and breeding management.

·       Should have a minimum working experience of
two (2) years.

·       Working experience of at least two (2) years
with a practical exposure to animal breeding activities.

·       Two years’ experience shall be an added

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. Box 183 Nsamizi
Road, Entebbe

Note: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 6th May 2020

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