Dairy Development Authority (DDA) Jobs in Uganda- Principal Inspector

Job Title: Principal Inspector

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)   
About this Job:    

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under listed positions:

Job Title: Principal Inspector !
Reports to: Regulatory Services Manager.
Supervises: Dairy Inspectors
Objectives of the Job
To enforce and develop a spirit of voluntary compliance with established quality standards, and regulations governing the production, transportation, processing, marketing and consumption of milk, in order to foster development of the dairy industry. Key Functions
1. Establish and maintain an effective and efficient system for ensuring compliance to regulations.
2. Conduct regular inspections of milk handling premises aimed at; disseminating guidelines for food safety, hygiene practices in milk handling, dairy processing facilities and premises to ensure compliance with both quality and safety standards and dairy regulations.
3. Enforce dairy regulations to safe guard public health and well being of milk consumers.
4. Establish and maintain systems to address consumers/farmers complaints and concerns regarding adherence to dairy standards ; and regulations.
5. Implement consumer awareness campaign and sensitization programmes focusing on dairy standards and regulatory aspects.
6. 6. Generate and analyze statistical data and information on
compliance with dairy standards and regulations to facilitate the •
evaluation of the regulatory framework. i
7. Pool dairy imports and export data and carry out trend analysis. ;
8. Any other duty as may be assigned by your supervisor. ;

Qualifications and Experience
1. Must have Bachelors Degree in Dairy Technology, Dairy Science, Food Science Technology, Chemistry, Bio-chemistry, or related qualifications from a recognized institution of higher learning.
2. Post graduate qualification in a management related field.
3. At least 3 years of relevant working experience.
4. Should have good knowledge and skills in milk processing best practices, Quality systems and application of dairy standards, laws and regulations relevant to the dairy industry in particular “the Dairy Industry Act, Public Health Act” etc.
5. Should have good interpersonal and communication skills and capable of working as a team leader
6. Should be highly innovative and creative thinker.
7. Must have excellent computer, writing and presentation skills

How to apply:    

Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below before 8th June, 2012.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2


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