Executive Director Job Career – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Job Title:     Executive Director
Organization: Dairy Development
Authority (DDA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Board of Directors
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.
In
order to effectively fulfill the mandate, the Authority is seeking applications
from qualified persons who are accomplished to take up the under-listed
positions:
Job Summary:  The Executive Director will ensure efficient and effective coordination
of operations, functions and activities of Dairy Development Authority with
regard to the development, promotion and regulation of the dairy industry.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Is an ex-officio member
of the DDA Board of Directors
·       Is the Accounting
Officer of the Authority
·       Has the custody of the
seal of the Authority
·       In- charge of day to day
operations of the Authority
·       Management of funds,
property and business of the Authority and for the administration, organization
and control of the staff of the Authority
·       Plan, organize, motivate
and control the activities of the Authority, to ensure that the objectives are
achieved,
·       Ensure that policies
related to the Dairy Industry are adhered to and implemented,
·       Act as arbitrator in any
conflict between Dairy companies and Processors,
·       Ensure that proper
liaison is maintained between the Authority and other bodies in the Industry
and Government,
·       From time to time, in
writing, keep the Board informed of the progress of the business of the
Authority,
·       Perform any other duties
that may be assigned to him/her by the Board of the Directors.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine or Honor’s degree in Food Science and
Technology or Honor’s degree in Animal Production, Technology and Management
and any other Honor’s relevant degree from a recognised University.
·       Master’s in Business
Administration is a must.
·       Master’s degree in a
relevant field is an added advantage
·       Post Graduate
Qualification in Procurement is an added advantage.
·       At least 10 (ten) years
of working experience is a must of which five (5) years are in a managerial
position from a reputable organisation.
How to Apply:
All
Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit
their applications, 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


Kindly
Note: For those sending the applications online, please merge all your document
into one file, not exceeding 3mbs
Deadline: 28th
February 2020 at 5:00pm
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