National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank Program Officer-Fish Jobs in Uganda

National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank Program Officer-Fish Jobs in Uganda


Overall Job Purpose

  • Support sustainable, market-oriented fish production and genetic improvement for improved food security and household income.

    Age Limit 30-45 Years

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Formulates, reviews and implements policies, standards, strategies and plans on fish breeding;

  • Supports transfer of improved and appropriate fish production technologies to service providers;

  • Develops frameworks for collaboration with other organizations to ensure sustainable development and utilization of the fisheries genetic resources;

  • Supports use of improved fish fry/fingerlings and fisheries stocking materials and sustainable natural resources management;

  • Conducts fisheries breeding and surveillance on aquaculture, in the centre farms and the development of community outreach programmes;

  • Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

    Basic Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree of Fisheries and Aquaculture is a must.

  • A Master’s degree in any of the above fields from a recognized government institution or university is an added advantage.

  • Should have adequate knowledge of regulatory, inspection and aquaculture research related technology of the aquaculture industry.

  • Leadership, managerial and planning skills with well developed public relations skills;

  • Should be team player capable of working with the senior management team and with the ability to monitor, coach, develop and motivate subordinates.

  • High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills

  • Working experience of at least Three (3) years in animal industry is a prerequisite

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank Program Officer-Fish Jobs in Uganda


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