2 Livestock Technician Job Opportunities – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Sire Stud
Manager
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: The Livestock
Technician will prepare and report on results of animal tests and other
information on animal genetics and quality of animal breeding endeavors in
either a natural or controlled environment
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Collects and tests semen and other samples to
establish its genotype, quality and viability for reproductive and breeding
initiatives
·        
The jobholder collects natural and exotic
genetic animal resources for storage or conservation as found appropriate
·        
Implements all necessary measures and assists in
the execution of other animal natural or assisted breeding techniques or
technologies.
·        
Records data on animal management and associated
reproductive and breeding activity,
·        
Observes animal hygiene, health, diet (including
special diets, pregnancy diagnosis as may be necessary) and behaviour to
establish appropriate care, reproductive, breeding and treatment regimes
·        
Supervises the cleaning and sterilization of the
animal testing environment for reproduction and breeding where deployed
·        
Perform any other official duties as assigned by
the Supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma
in Animal and Veterinary Sciences.
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At minimum of three years of related experience
in an organisation related with animal breeding.
·        
Possess basic knowledge of reproductive biology,
animal breeding and behaviour.
·        
Age Limit: 25-55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated
CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) addressed to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe. Uganda
Deadline: 2nd November 2017

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