2 Estates Officer Job Opportunities Job Opportunities – National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)

Organization:
National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)
Duty Station:
Headquarters- Entebbe, Uganda
Reports To: Technical
Manager Production
About US:
The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) was established by the Animal Breeding Act, 2001. It is one of the statutory semi-autonomous bodies of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). Formation of NAGRC &DB was part of the fulfilment of the aspirations in the National Animal Breeding Policy (1997), document and the Action Plan for its implementation providing guidelines to all actors in the animal breeding and production value-chain. The actors included input suppliers, farmers, companies, researchers, extension workers and civic leaders on suitable breeds for the various ecological and production systems.

Job Summary: To
coordinate and guide in the affairs of agricultural infrastructure, machinery
and equipment’s being utilized at the head quarter and centre farms.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Undertakes planning and reporting for the
Estates establishments
·       Compiles and maintains lists of assets,
machinery, infrastructure and equipment
·       Prepares agricultural designs, drawings and
specifications for agricultural machinery, infrastructure and machinery.
·       Closely monitors the performance of Estates
and/ center farms.
·       Prepares and submits status reports to the
Technical Manager Production
·       Develops and maintains lists of machinery,
equipment and infrastructure.
·       Performs any other duties as may be assigned
from time to time by the Executive Director& Board.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a  Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering
from a recognized institution
·       Must have a practical understanding of farm
infrastructure, machinery and equipment
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should send their CV, applications and testimonials (including 3
work references) to;


The Executive
Director,
National Animal
Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi
Road, Entebbe


Note: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 6th May 2020
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