2 Senior Farm Manager Job Positions – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Pader and
Kiruhura, Uganda
Reports to: Technical
Manager, Production
About NAGRC&DB:
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 Senior Farm
Manager will manage optimal performance and productivity of the Centre Farm
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The jobholder plans and budgets for the
operations of the Centre and ensures their effective implementation.
·        
Shall be the accounting officer of the Centre
farm.
·        
Manages and accounts for the human, fiscal and
physical assets of the Centre Farm.
·        
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.
·        
Supervises, monitors and evaluates the
performance of the Centre Farm in respect to set targets including production
and breeding programs.
·        
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
encounter.
·        
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
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Animal or Agricultural Sciences from a recognized
institution.
·        
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Animal or
Agricultural Sciences from a recognized institution is an added advantage
·        
At least four years of related work experience
in farm operations
·        
Extensive knowledge of records management as
farm activities involve a lot of record keeping.
·        
Broad knowledge of project planning and
management.
·        
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)
to;
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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