Fresher Dairy Development Officer Job Careers – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Organisation: 
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Reports to: Senior
Dairy Development Officer
Duty Station: Soroti,
Uganda
About US:
Dairy Development
Authority is a semi-Autonomous Agency under Ministry of Agriculture, Animal
industry and Fisheries (MAAIE). Dairy Development Authority was established
under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Dairy Development Authority’s Mission is
“To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure
increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy
industry sector that contribute to economic development and improved
nutritional standards in Uganda.”
Job Summary:   The Dairy Development Officer will foster
increased productivity through the use of cost effective , modern and
appropriate farming methods, technology, business management, development
strategies  and practices among dairy
stakeholders. The incumbent will enhance the level of understanding among the
general public on the significance and benefit of milk and dairy products
consumption and to develop and apply communication strategies that would
deliver appropriate messages to a wide range of communities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitate dairy development through sensitization of value chain
    actors on government policies, strategies and programs aimed at increasing
    milk production and productivity;
  • Training and sensitizing dairy farmers and or dairy farmer
    organizations on new and improved animal husbandry technologies as well as
    milk handling, transportation, bulking and marketing in liaison with
    extension workers and  local
    authorities;
  • Implement appropriate publicity programs in the electronic media,
    public debates, workshops, seminars and exhibiting at trade fairs and
    agricultural shows.
  • Implement appropriate promotional programmes that increase
    production, marketing and consumption of milk and milk products.
  • Generate statistical data and information to facilitate the analysis
    of the dairy impact, benefit and outcomes of the information dissemination
    programs on promotion of consumption of milk and other dairy products for
    use in sectoral planning and development of the industry.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine or;
    Honor’s Degree in Animal Production, Technology & Management or any
    other relevant Honor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Post Graduate qualification in a relevant field is an added
    advantage.
  • At least two years of relevant working experience
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their
application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic
credentials to the address below, addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
Dairy Development
Authority (DDA),
Plot 1, Kafu Rd.
Kampala,
P. O. Box 34006,
Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
info@dda.or.ug
Deadline: 12th July 2019
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interviews.
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