Fresher Dairy Development Officer Job Placements – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)



Fresher Dairy Development Officer Job Placements – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Job Title:  Dairy Development Officer

Organisation: Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Dairy Development Officer

 

About US:

Dairy Development Authority is a semi-Autonomous Agency under Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries (MAAIE). Dairy Development Authority was established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Dairy Development Authority’s Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector that contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda.”

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate dairy development by explaining, demonstrating and sensitizing dairy farmers on government policies, strategies and programs aimed at increasing production and productivity.
  • Training and sensitizing farmers and or Farmer organizations on new and improved animal husbandry technologies as well as milk handling, transportation, bulking and marketing in liaison with extension workers and local authorities.
  • Strengthen and empower dairy farmers’ groups, associations and cooperatives by helping to build their capacities and abilities to effectively handle milk collection, quality control, bulking and marketing with a view of bringing them into the formal economy.
  • Build and strengthen the capacity of dairy farmers/farmer organizations in business management and development in order to increase profitability at farm level.
  • Develop and design material for promotion of milk and other dairy products and conduct comparative analysis to determine the most appropriate and effective medium for disseminating the message.
  • Develop future media articles aimed at communicating to target audience, the significance of milk and dairy products consumption.
  • Develop and implement appropriate publicity programs to be aired in the electronic media, discussed in public debates, workshops, seminars and exhibits at trade fairs and shows.
  • Generate statistical data and information to facilitate the analysis of the dairy impact, benefit and outcomes of the information dissemination programs on promotion of consumption of milk and other dairy products for use in sectoral planning and development of the industry.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine or; Honour’s Degree in Animal Production, Technology & Management or any other relevant Honour’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Post Graduate qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years of working relevant experience.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit hand written applications, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of certified academic credentials and three referees to the address below.

 

Executive Director

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Plot 1, Kafu Rd. Kampala

P.O. Box 34006, Kampala

 

Deadline: 24th July 2023 at 5:00pm

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