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
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
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
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
Working knowledge of project planning and
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)
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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