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,
Uganda
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:  
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Monitors and supervises the maintenance of
sanitary conditions in the paddocks or kraals
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Guides and supervises the preparation of animal
fodder, supplements, water or other feeds
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Keenly monitors animal health and administers or
supervises the routine administration of veterinary drugs
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Supports pasture, breeding and other animal
rearing activities
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Mentors and trains farm workers on animal care
procedures, maintenance duties, and safety precautions
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Perform any other official duties as assigned by
the immediate Supervisor.



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