Principal Dairy Development Officer Job Placement – 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.
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: 6th December 2019
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interviews.

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