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District Production Officer - -Lyantonde District Local Government

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ref No: LYDSC/2020/20
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under listed vacant posts that exist in Lyantonde District Local Government.
Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC from No. 3 Revised 2008 and submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission P.O. Box 10, Lyantonde not later than 30 days from the date of publication of this advert.
Applicants should attach certified copies of academic qualifications, 3 passport photographs, and any other relevant documents. Applicants already in service should route their applications through their Heads of Department and informed of the closing date to avoid delay.
Job description and specifications are obtained from Lyantonde District Service Commission and Public Service Commission website
Job purpose:
To coordinate, manage and monitor the production and marketing programmes, projects and activities in the District
(i) Qualifications
• An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Fisheries or Agriculture or Veterinary Science. Postgraduate qualification in any of the above fields is a must;
• A Postgraduate qualification in Management or Public Administration or an equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institution is an added advantage.
(ii) Experience:
Should have a minimum of 9 years working experience in agriculture/marketing Sector, 3 of which should have been served at a principal level in Government or equivalent level of experience in a reputable organization..


i. Coordinating the preparation of Production and Marketing budgets and Strategic Action Plans for the district;
ii. Coordinating the implementation of Government production and marketing policies, programmes, projects and regulations and district budgets and Strategic Action Plans;
iii. Coordinating the delivery of production and marketing extension services in the District;
iv. Providing technical guidance and advice to the administration of the District and District Council on production and marketing issues, programmes and projects;
v. Monitoring the detection and control of the threat and occurrence of pests, vermin and animal epidemics in the District;
vi. Monitoring the use and management of production and marketing facilities in the District;
vii. Promoting appropriate production and marketing technologies and best practices in the District;
viii. Identifying market potential and advising the producers appropriately; and
ix. Providing and regulating Veterinary and animal husbandry activities and related services to farmers.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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