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

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Reports to: Director
Technical Services
Duty Station: 
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
Senior Dairy Inspector will 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honor’s 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.
  • Three 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.
P. O. Box 34006,
Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to: (For those sending the applications online, please merger all
your document into one fine, not exceeding 3MBs)
Deadline: 6th December 2019
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interviews.
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