Deputy Technical Manager/ Production Careers – 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: Technical
Manager Production
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/ Production will assist the Technical Manager/ Production in
production of most appropriate technologies for the enhancement of breed stock,
disease resilience and productivity.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Assists in the planning and supervision of
implementation of unit budgets, projects and programs.
·        
Sources for and monitors application of animal
breeding technologies arid advices the Technical Manager/ Production
accordingly
·        
Reviews, interprets and reports on recorded data
arising out of animal production and activities
·        
Supports management of the centre farms for
establishment of foundation stock and production of superior dams and sires
·        
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 production for sale 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
·        
Supports the monitoring of compliance centre
farms established for breeding and recording protocols
·        
Oversees and appraises the performance of
subordinate staff
·        
Perform any other official duties as assigned by
the Technical Manager/ Production.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Masters
degree in Agricultural Sciences, Veterinary Science or their equivalent from a
recognized degree awarding institution.
·        
Specialized post-graduate training in animal
health and production from a recognized institution would constitute an added
advantage.
·        
At least eight years of experience of at least
eight (8) years 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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