Jobs in Uganda - Livestock Technician job at National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)


National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Livestock Technician job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 10 December 2021

Hiring Organization: National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Details:

The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries mandated to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda. The agency wishes to recruit the following;

Job Title: Livestock Technician
No. of Vacancy: One (01)
Starting date: Immediately
Duration of commitment: 1 Year Renewable Contract
Salary Expectation: Attractive
Location: Entebbe
Reporting To: Sire stud Manager
Overall Job Purpose:
Responsible for animal welfare (feeding, grooming, health); and semen collection
Age Limit: 25 - 45 Years

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
• Collect natural and exotic genetic animal resources for storage or conservation as found appropriate;
• Participate in distribution of semen and liquid nitrogen
• Record data on animal management and associated reproductive and breeding activities
• Observe animal hygiene, health, diet (including special diets as may be necessary) and behavior to establish appropriate care, reproductive, breeding and treatment regimes;
• Supervise the cleaning and sterilization of the animal testing environment for reproduction and breeding where deployed;
• Undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisors.


BASIC REQUIREMENTS
• A Bachelor’s degree in Animal science from a recognized institution
• Should have good communication and interpersonal skills
• Should have basic knowledge of reproductive biology, animal breeding and behavior
• Should have demonstrable competence in animal handling
• Should be a team player with willingness to learn
• Working experience of at least two (2) years in animal industry is a prerequisite

Application procedure

Closing date: 10th December, 2021
Address: All applications, CVs and academic documents should be scanned as one pdf file and sent STRICTLY by email to; executivedirector@nagrc.go.ug.  The email application subject should state the job applied for and addressed to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
NOTE: Only Applicants who meet the criteria specified above should apply. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity to all. PWDs and Female applicants are specifically encouraged to apply. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the above positions, however, ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Date Posted: 2021-12-01

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