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,
Reports to: Senior Farm
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
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
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
Conducts vaccination of animals against various
types of diseases
Conducts surgery on animals
Maintains proper and accurate records of animal
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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