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Commissioner, Aquaculture Management and Development

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, serving Public Officers in Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments to fill vacant posts


  1. Formulating and implementing laws, standards, guidelines, policies, strategies and plans for sustainable development of culture based fisheries resources;
  2. Providing leadership in the review and implementing of policies, laws, standards, plans and strategies on aquaculture fish production and value addition;
  3. Providing technical advice, support and assistance to Local Governments, service providers and private sector in fisheries culture production;
  4. Providing technical support and guidance on the transfer of improved and appropriate fish production technologies to service providers, processors, traders and consumers;
  5. Approving of service providers for aquaculture development in the Country;
  6. Approving service providers for fish seed and feed establishment;
  7. Monitoring and backstoping field work in the Aquaculture Industry;
  8. Monitoring emerging issues on trans-boundary fish diseases and advising management on the best course of action;
  9. Issuing licenses for development of aquaculture; 
  10. Conducting fisheries surveillance (fish aquaculture) in the country for the development of the fisheries industry;
  11. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Project management; Commercial fishing (inland, sea, other); Business strategy; Policy drafting and development; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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