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Principal Agricultural Inspector, Phytosanitary And Quarantine

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 23, 2021.

Principal Agricultural Inspector, Phytosanitary And Quarantine Jobs in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Ministry of

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Public Officers serving in
Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments to fill Vacant Posts.
Applications should be filled ON-LINE not later than Wednesday 30 th
September, 2020 . The link to the e- recruitment system can be accessed at

Applicants are advised to: –

a Apply ON-LINE .

b Scan and submit relevant documents ‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and
Professional Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and
promotion on-line.

c Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents
format PDF is allowed.

d Print an Extract of PS Form 3 2008 and obtain recommendation from the
Responsible Officer. Scan the recommendation together with the rest of the
documents and submit online.

Application Process

i Visit the website ../../../ /ors.

ii Click on “register as a new user” to create your account and complete
your profile starting with the Bio data moving downwards.

iii If you already have an account simply sign in and update your profile.

iv Click a Job from the list of advertised jobs in the menu.

v View the Job Details and Click “Apply now”.

vi Review your application and SUBMIT .

NB. You can only apply for one post.

Please Note: –

a Only applications on-line will be considered.

b Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Unsuccessful applicants
will be notified through their e-mail addresses.

c Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring along with them their
original certificates, transcripts, letters of employment and a National
Identity Card during the Oral Interviews.

d Short listed Applicants should ensure that their Staff Performance
Appraisal forms for the last three 3 Financial Years are submitted to the
Commission before the date for Oral Interviews.

e In case of any inquiry, contact Tel. No. 0414254271 or 0414342279
or e-mail [email protected] mailto:[email protected]

Applicants should have the following Core Competencies:

‣ Public Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity,
Interpersonal, Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi
Cultural Settings, Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical
Competence, Ability to Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.

‣ Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict
Management, Policy Development, Change Management, Research and Project
Management Skills.


Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries


Terms of Employment



HRM 46/70/02
Minimum Age

Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture; Agricultural Economics plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above fields from a recognized University/ Institution.
Working Experience

Applicants should have a minimum of six 6 years working experience in the field of Plant and Crop Management and Development, three 3 of which should have been at Senior Agricultural Inspector level in Government or from a reputable organization.
The incumbent will be responsible to the Assistant Commissioner,
Phytosanitary and Quarantine for performing the following duties:-

‣ Preparing, implementing and providing technical support on phytosanitary
and quarantines and guiding the various units both at the headquarters, entry
points and district offices;

‣ Coordinating phytosanitary and quarantine inspection, certification and
issuance of Plant Import Permits and phytosanitary Certificates;

‣ Coordinating activities of the division and supervising all staff tasked
to deliver plant inspectorate activities at all major entry/exit posts;

‣ Promoting public/private sector awareness on phytosanitary requirements
and laws, regulations, policies, procedures and other information related

‣ Establishing collaboration linkages with the relevant stakeholders in the
implementation of phytosanitary and quarantine activities;

‣ Building capacity and training phytosanitary and quarantine inspectors and
relevant stakeholders at all levels;

‣ Enforcing adherence of exported/imported plants and plant products to SPS
and IPPC requirements;

‣ Establishing functional post, internal and entry quarantine diagnostic
laboratory, screen/green houses, treatment and incineration facilities;

‣ Preparing project proposals in the related field;

‣ Establishing registration and certification of all exporters of plants and
plant products;

‣ Preparing performance reports, workplans and budgets and submitting them
to the Supervisor for further action;

‣ Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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