6 Entry Level Animal Husbandry Officer 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: Farm 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 Animal
Husbandry Officer will mainly monitor animal care and advise on upkeep,
breeding and product quality.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Monitors and supervises the maintenance of
sanitary conditions in the paddocks or kraals
Guides and supervises the preparation of animal
fodder, supplements, water or other feeds
Keenly 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
Perform any other official duties as assigned by
the immediate Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma
in Veterinary or Animal Sciences.
At least two years of related work experience in
animal breeding activities.
Significant experience in animal handling and
breeding management.
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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