National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank Technical Manager Breeding Jobs in Uganda

National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank 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

    Age Limit 35-55 Years

    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 germplasm 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 NAGRC & 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 appraises 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 recognised 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 (07) 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

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank Technical Manager Breeding Jobs in Uganda


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