Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Technical Manager Breeding Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Technical Manager Breeding Jobs in Uganda

Overall Job Purpose

  • To manage the reproduction and breeding of animals using the most appropriate and acceptable breeding technologies and techniques.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Plans, budgets, designs and oversees implementation of breeding and reproduction programs and projects.

  • Participates in the update and maintenance of the National Gene Bank/ Depository,

    • Coordinates the development of guidelines and implementation of field oriented breeding extension services for field workers, Breeder Societies,’ Associations and indigenous farmers,

    • Evaluates all imported germpiasm and live animals,

    • Promotes Open Nucleus Breeding programmes with the farmers in collaboration with breeding activities of Genetic Resources Centre farms. Monitors and evaluates the performance of breeding activities,

    • Develops research proposals and takes part in characterization of breeds, production environments and other related researchable areas,

    • Oversees the production or procurement of semen, ova, embryo and associated animal breeding technologies,

    • Establishes a foundation stock of superior dams and sires, Manages the rearing of Sire Studs for production of semen, Coordinates the promotion of herd-recording programmes on Centre farms,

    • Initiates and designs projects and programs for the formulation of management and production information to be packaged and used in the training programs of NAGHC 8| DB at different levels,

    • Liaises with other genetic resource breeding and research centres to benchmark and improve on breeding technologies and services of the Centre,

    • Supervises mentors and appralses
    staff in the Department and Any other activities as assigned by the Executive Director

    Basic Requirements

    • A Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences, Veterinary Medicine or their equivalent from a recognized degree awarding institution.

    • A Masters degree in Animal Sciences, Veterinary Science or their equivalent from a recognised degree awarding institution is a pre-requisite. Specialised post-graduate training in animal breeding from a recognized institution is desirable.

    • PhD Training is an added advantage Should have extensive management and leadership skills.

    • Working experience of at least Seven (7) years in animal industry is a prerequisite with at least three years‘ experience at Senior level in Government or a recognized institution

    How to Apply

  • All CVs, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) should either be hand delivered or sent via the following email:

  • and should be addressed to:

    The Executive Director
    Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
    National Animal Generic Resources Centre & Data
    P.0. Box 133 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe


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