5 Livestock Field Assistant 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:
Uganda
Reports To: Senior
Farm Manager
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: The Livestock Field Assistant will undertake records management and census of animal on centre farms
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Takes records on farms and herds recording
management.
·       Monitors and supervises the maintenance of
sanitary conditions in the paddocks or kraals.
·       Advises and supervises the preparation of
animal fodder, supplements, water or other feeds.
·       Monitors animal health and administers or
supervises the routine administration of veterinary drugs.
·       Supports pasture, breeding and other animal
rearing activities.
·       Trains farm workers on animal care
procedures, maintenance duties, and safety precautions.
·       Undertakes any other official duties as
assigned by the immediate Supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have  At least a Diploma in Veterinary Practice or
Animal Sciences.
·       Should have practical experience in animal
handling and breeding management.
·       Should have a minimum working experience of
two (2) years.
·       Working experience of at least two (2) years
with a practical exposure to animal breeding activities.
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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