4 Entry Level Animal Husbandry Officer Jobs – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Farm Manager
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 Animal
Husbandry Officer will be responsible for monitoring animal care and advise on
product quality.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Regularly 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.
·        
Mentors and 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 candidate must hold a Diploma in
Animal Husbandry discipline from a recognized institution.
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience in animal
breeding activities.
·        
Practical experience in animal handling and
breeding management.
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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