Deputy Technical Manager/ Breeding Job Placement – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Title:    Deputy Technical Manager/ Breeding

Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Technical
Manager Breeding
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 Deputy
Technical Manager/ Breeding will assist the Technical Manager/ Breeding and
Reproduction in the acquisition, application and management of appropriate
breeding and reproduction technologies to enhance the animal quality and
multiply its numbers
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Supports the planning and supervision of
implementation of unit budgets, projects and programs, Sources for and monitors
application of animal breeding technologies and advices the Technical Manager/
Breeding and Reproduction accordingl
·        
Reviews, interprets and reports on recorded data
arising out of animal breeding and activities,
·        
Monitors and reports on compliance of animal
breeding centres to breeding standards and practices and advises on appropriate
action where breaches occur
·        
Evaluates and makes recommendations on new
breeding bio-technologies genetic materials,
·        
Coordinates the breeding of founder brood stock
of fish
·        
Monitors, evaluates and reports on rearing of
sire studs for production of semen and dams for artificial insemination to
multiply breeding stock.
·        
Provides support in monitoring of compliance of
the Centre farms established breeding and recording protocols.
·        
Supervises and appraises performance of staff in
the unit
·        
Perform any other official duties as assigned by
the Supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
degree in Agricultural Sciences, Veterinary Science or their equivalent from a
recognized degree awarding institution.
·        
Specialized post-graduate training in animal
breeding from a recognized institution
·        
A minimum of eight years of related experience
in animal industry is a prerequisite with three years experience at Senior
level in Government or recognized institution.
·        
Age Limit: 35-55 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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