Senior Dairy Inspector Job – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Job Title:  Senior Dairy Inspector

Organisation: Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Principal Dairy Inspector

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:

  • Conduct pre-registration and /or regular impromptu inspections to ensure that collectors, transporters, traders, processors, exporters and importers of milk and dairy products conform to set standards and get registered by DDA.
  • Generate statistical data and information for development of database on compliance and standards improvement strategies and policy development/change.
  • Conduct regular inspections aimed at disseminating guidelines for quality, safety, hygiene practices for milk and dairy products, dairy facilities and premises to ensure compliance with dairy standards and regulations.
  • Enforce regulations such as stopping adulteration of milk and dairy products, transportation of milk in unauthorized containers, transportation of warm milk, etc.to safe guard public health and wellbeing of milk consumers by apprehending and persecuting offenders.
  • Carry out market surveillance to ensure that milk and milk products that are availed to consumers meet set dairy quality standards.
  • Maintain an effective and efficient system for regulations and enforcement.
  • Maintain systems to address consumer/farmers complaints and concerns regarding adherence to dairy regulations.
  • Improve consumer education and sensitization programs focusing on quality and safety.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Honours degree in Dairy Science & Technology or; Honour’s degree in Food Science and Technology or any relevant Honour’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Postgraduate qualification in a related field is a must.
  • Master’s degree in related field is an added advantage.
  • Three years of relevant working 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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