Veterinary Officer Jobs – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Title:    Veterinary Officer
Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior 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 Veterinary
Officer will primarily safeguard the health and welfare of animals reared for
breeding or production.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Carry out the diagnosis and treatment of animals
·        
Refers animals for the conduct of tests
including x-rays, blood samples and ultrasound scans as may be found
appropriate.
·        
Guides on animal nutrition, breeding and health
·        
Actively participates in the regulation of
potential animal breeder prior to licensing and quality assurance on production
of semen or genetic breeds
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Conducts vaccination of animals against various
types of diseases
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Conducts surgery on animals
·        
Maintains proper and accurate records of animal
health
·        
Handles and controls animal health emergencies
including disease outbreaks and epidemics.
·        
Conducts assisted reproduction including
artificial insemination and embryo transfer
·        
Perform any other official duties as assigned by
the immediate Supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a degree in
Veterinary Medicine with knowledge in breeding management.
·        At least two years of hands-on experience with a
practical exposure to animal breeding activities.

 ·         Broad knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and technologies.
·        
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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