Senior Farm Manager Employment Opportunity – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Title:    Senior Farm Manager
Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
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 Senior Farm
Manager will manage optimal performance and productivity of the Centre Farm
Key Duties and
Plans and budgets for the operations of the
Centre and ensures their effective implementation, Manages and accounts for the
human, fiscal and physical assets of the Centre Farm
Supervises monitors and evaluates the
performance of the Centre Farm in respect to set targets including production
and breeding programs
Prepares and submits periodic reports on the
performance of the farm
Supervises, mentors and appraises technical
staff and oversees the administration of all other staff
Initiates innovations to enhance the productive
capability of the Centre Farm
Organises and coordinates outreach activities to
the farmers to enhance their productivity and get feedback on challenges they
Enforces acceptable standards of production,
breeding, health and safety on the Centre Farm
Liaises with the technical Units to procure,
schedule preventive maintenance or repair farm machinery
Maintains an inventory of the Centre Farm’s
Asset including stock
Perform any other official duties as assigned by
the immediate Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a degree in
Veterinary Sciences, Animal or Agricultural Sciences with training in Farm
Possession of a post-graduate Diploma in Animal
Breeding, production, animal health, Farm Management or related discipline from
a recognized institution.
A minimum of four years of hands-on experience
in farm operations is a prerequisite.
Extensive knowledge of records management as
farm activities involve a lot of records keeping.
Broad knowledge of project planning and
Proven ability to work with and supervise
multi-disciplinary teams.
Age Limit: 30-55 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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