National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank In-Charge Laboratory/Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda

National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank In-Charge Laboratory/Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda


Overall Job Purpose

  • To head or coordinate activities of all Centre laboratories including their performance and ascertaining conformity to universally accepted norms of quality, hygiene and safety; and standard operating procedures.

    Age Limit 25-45 Years

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Plans and budgets for laboratory activities of NAGRC&DB,

  • Develops for approval the standards of laboratory practice in all Centre laboratories,

  • Supervises the performance of tests on samples of imported genetic material or that generated locally to inform reproductive and breeding initiatives,

  • Establishes quality control programs for the testing or analysis of laboratory samples and specimens in line with internationally accepted standards,

  • Tests new and improved laboratory methods and procedures and modifies Standard Operating (SOPs) Manuals as necessary,

  • Participates in laboratory testing and prepares notes, charts, graphs and results of examinations,

  • Supervises the maintenance of accurate record of laboratory investigations,

  • Enforces health and safety protocols and procedures and consults with other Supervisors over related issues,

  • Coordinates the preparation of procurement plans for NAGRC&DB laboratories that include equipment, reference material, chemicals and reagents,

  • Organizes and participates in or supervises the calibration of equipment and execution of scheduled preventive maintenance or other laboratory
    equipment repairs,

  • Deploys, supervises, mentors and appraises laboratory Staff and Any other duties assigned by the immediate Supervisor

    Basic Requirements

  • A degree in Laboratory Science, Laboratory Practice or equivalent discipline from a recognized academic institution.

  • A post graduate Diploma in Bio-technology or any field relevant to animal reproduction and breeding from a recognized institution is an added advantage.

  • Should be computer literate.

  • Should be of integrity with well-developed analytical, organizational and communication skills.

  • Should possess good skills at laboratory basic equipment maintenance.

  • Working experience of at least three (3) years with a practical exposure to Laboratory practice gained from a reputable institution.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank In-Charge Laboratory/Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda


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