Principal Inspector – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Dairy
Development Authority (DDA)

is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry
and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998.
Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will
ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable
dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional
standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill
the under listed positions:
Job
Title:
Principal Inspector
Reports
to
:
Regulatory Services Manager
Supervises: Dairy Inspectors
Objectives
of the Job
:
To enforce and develop a spirit of voluntary compliance with established
quality standards, and regulations governing the production, transportation,
processing, marketing and consumption of milk, in order to foster development
of the dairy industry.
Key
Functions
1. Establish and maintain an effective and
efficient system for ensuring compliance to regulations.
2. Conduct regular inspections of milk handling
premises aimed at; disseminating guidelines for food safety, hygiene practices
in milk handling, dairy processing facilities and premises to ensure compliance
with both quality and safety standards and dairy regulations.
3. Enforce dairy regulations to safe guard
public health and well being of milk consumers.
4. Establish and maintain systems to address
consumers/farmers complaints and concerns regarding adherence to dairy
standards and regulations.
5. Implement consumer awareness campaign and
sensitization programmes focusing on dairy standards and regulatory aspects.
6. Generate and analyze statistical data and
information on compliance with dairy standards and regulations to facilitate
the evaluation of the regulatory framework.
7. Pool dairy imports and export data and carry
out trend analysis.
8.
Any other duty as may be assigned by your supervisor.
Qualifications
and Experience
1. Must have Bachelors Degree in Dairy
Technology, Dairy Science, Food Science Technology, Chemistry, Bio-chemistry,
or related qualifications from a recognized institution of higher learning.
2. Post graduate qualification in a management
related field.
3. At least 3 years of relevant working
experience.
4. Should have good knowledge and skills in milk
processing best practices, Quality systems and application of dairy standards,
laws and regulations relevant to the dairy industry in particular “the Dairy
Industry Act, Public Health Act” etc.
5. Should have good interpersonal and
communication skills and capable of working as a team leader
6. Should be highly innovative and creative
thinker.
7.
Must have excellent computer, writing and presentation skills.
How
to apply:
Interested applicants
who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms,
up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the
address below before 8th June, 2012.
This advertisement can also be found on DDA website at: www.dda.or.ug
Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Kampala
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2

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