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

Organisation: 
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Reports to: Regional
Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
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.”
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct surveys and studies to assess and establish technological
    options in the milk value chain and recommend appropriate interventions.
  • Mobilize dairy stakeholders for identification of needs, formulation
    of specific goals and alternative interventions strategies for the
    development of the Dairy industry.
  • Initiate, develop and design appropriate programmes aimed at
    improving animal husbandry practices and farm business development.
  • Develop and implement strategies and programmes for increasing the
    consumption of milk and dairy products.
  • Carry out socio-economic research and surveys relating to marketing
    and consumption of milk and dairy products.
  • Manage the dissemination of information regarding the performance of
    the dairy sector with regard to production, processing, marketing and
    consumption.
  • Develop strategies for transporting informal marketing of milk and
    milk products.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of promotion and information
    dissemination strategies and programmes.
  • Develop consumer education and sensitization programmes on
    nutritional benefits of consumption of milk and milk products.
  • Create, manage and maintain the organization’s information database.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine
    or; Honor’s degree in Animal Production, Technology & Management or
    any relevant Honor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Master’s degree in a related field is a must.
  • Six years of working experience of which three (3) years must be at
    senior level.
  • Should have thorough knowledge and skills in project and programme
    implementation gained from training or practical experience.
  • Should have good networking, mobilization, presentation and
    communication skills.
  • Capable of working with communities at the grass root level and
    other stakeholders in the industry.
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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