Senior Dairy Inspector Job Opportunity – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

 Organisation: Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports To: Director
Technical Services
About US:
Dairy Development
Authority is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal
Industry and Fisheries. Its mandate is to develop and regulate the sector. It
is established under the Dairy Industry Act, 1998 and its objectives are to provide
proper coordination and efficient implementation of all Government policies
which are designed to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency in the production
of milk in Uganda by promoting production and competition in the dairy industry
and monitoring the market for milk and dairy products.
Job Summary: To inspect milk and milk product export
/imports /consignments to ensure compliance with dairy standards and
regulations
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct Export /import inspection on time to facilitate trade and
    ensure safety.
  • Generate statistical data and information for development of
    database on compliance and standards improvement strategies and policy
    development/change.
  • Conduct regular inspection to prevent entry /exit of non-complying milk
    and milk products.
  • Enforce dairy standards and regulations such as to entry or exit of
    unauthorized dairy related consignments.
  • Ensure that exports /imports have required /relevant documentation.
  • Maintain an effective and efficient system for regulations and
    enforcement.
  • Maintain systems to address exporter /importer complaints and
    concerns regarding adherence to dairy regulations.
  • Improve exporter education and sensitization programs focusing on
    quality and safety of milk and milk products.
  • Liaise with Customs officials to ensure that adequate measures are
    in place to identity smuggled dairy products and to prevent uninspected
    products from entering the country.
  • Ensure that the inspection is managed in a hygienic manner so as not
    to pose a risk to the consignments being handled.
  • Ensure that imports /exports are in line with the registration
    requirements.
  • Compile and submit to the Authority relevant reports and any other
    required data/information in a timely manner.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to
    time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a degree in Dairy Science &
    Technology or; Honor’s degree in Food Science and Technology or any
    relevant Honor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Post graduate qualification in a related field is a must.
  • Master’s degree in related field is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 – 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 certified academic credentials
and three referees to the address below.
Executive Director
Dairy Development
Authority (DDA)
Plot 1, Kafu Rd.
Kampala
P.O. 34006
Kampala.
Tel: 0414-343883 / 0414-343901/2
E-mail: info@dda.or.ug
For those sending
the applications online, please merger all your document into one fine, not
exceeding 3mbs
Deadline: 6th December 2019.
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