Dairy Development Authority - Executive Director Jobs in Uganda

Dairy Development Authority - Executive Director Jobs in Uganda


  • 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:

    Executive Director

    Purpose of the Job

  • To 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 Functions

  • 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.

    Job Specification

  • 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

  • For more information and job application details, see; Dairy Development Authority - Executive Director Jobs in Uganda


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