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,
Reports to: Sire Stud
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
Collects and tests semen and other samples to
establish its genotype, quality and viability for reproductive and breeding
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
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
The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma
in Animal and Veterinary Sciences.
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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