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

Veterinary Officer 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: Veterinary Officer
No. of Vacancy: 01
Starting date: Immediately
Duration of commitment: 1 Year Renewable Contract
Salary Expectation: Attractive
Location: Headquarters/MOET Section
Reporting To: Manager – Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Overall Job Purpose:
To undertake animal breeding through Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Age Limit: 25-45 Years

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in field activities for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) including ;-
• The delivery of inputs and implementation of on-station and field-oriented MOET services (in cattle and goats)
• The organization of inputs and conducting of on-station and field-oriented Multiple
• Ovulation and Embryo transfer interventions (in cattle and Goats) iii. Planning, organizing and overseeing the implementation of the routine supervision and evaluation of Animal Reproductive activities on all NAGRC&DB center farms and ranches with special emphasis to Pregnancy Diagnosis (PD) and Non- Pregnancy
• Diagnosis (N-PD) in cattle iv. Organizing and technical backstopping of the Induction and synchronization interventions on-station (all NAGRC&DB animal centers) and on-farm under the Community Breeding Program
• Training programs for ARTs technicians and the Do It Yourself (DIY) provided for in the Animal Breeding Act, 2001and the attendant Regulations.
• The careful evaluation and coordinating the introduction of any new ART recognized for its potential to increase production and productivity of the livestock sub-sector.
• The collection of Germplasm (oocytes, embryos) for both the National and Regional Gene banks for conservation.
• Work with the relevant NAGRC&DB and other stakeholders to conduct participatory Monitoring of ARTs’ implantation programs with particular emphasis to ARTsinterventions in the community Breeding programs
• Development of technical manuals, training manuals and curricular for training in the various areas of specialization for the different reproductive technologies
• Support impact evaluation studies with the utilization of the ARTS and the dissemination/ sharing of results
• Liaising with relevant technical and support units whenever assignments and tasks are required to deliver results xii. Undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisors.


BASIC REQUIREMENTS
• A degree in Veterinary Medicine from a recognized institution.
• A certificate in Artificial Insemination is prerequisite
• Should be registered by the Uganda Veterinary Board
• Should have good communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
• Working experience as a Veterinarian of at least two (02) years from a reputable organization.

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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