Fresher Program Assistant- Small Ruminants Jobs – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Title: Program Assistant- Small Ruminants

Organisation: National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Duty Station Entebbe, Uganda


About US:

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: To participate in contributing to the overall performance of the Small Ruminants unit.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Participate in the implementation of projects and programs for enhanced goat and sheep reproduction and breeding that ensure the best results
  • Participate in maintaining breeding records for data generation and gene repository iii. Participate in the care of goats and sheep under the projects and programs including their shelter, health, reproduction, growth, breeding and nutrition
  • Apply assisted reproductive technologies and other appropriate measures as developed
  • Provide technical support on outreach programs to enhance breeder and farmer production and productivity
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisors

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a degree in Veterinary Medicine or animal science from a recognized institution
  • Should have good communication, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Working experience in livestock production of at least two (02) years from a reputable organization


How to Apply:

All l suitably qualified and interested candidates should send scanned applications, CVs and academic documents as one pdf file and sent STRICTLY by email to;  The email application subject should state the job applied for and addressed to:

The Executive Director

Attn: Human Resource/Administration,

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

P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe


Deadline: 10th December 2021


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