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,
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 Senior Farm
Manager will manage optimal performance and productivity of the Centre Farm
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
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
encounter.
·        
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
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a degree in
Veterinary Sciences, Animal or Agricultural Sciences with training in Farm
Management.
·        
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
management.
·        
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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