• Location:
    Kampala Kampala Kampala Kampala
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Agriculture
  • Deadline:
    August 9, 2019
  • Languages:
    English

GRADUATE TRAINEES IN AQUACULTURE AT YALELO UGANDA.

 

Job Title : GRADUATE TRAINEES (15 POSITIONS)

Organisation: YALELO UGANDA

 

 

ABOUT YALELO UGANDA

Yalelo Uganda is a subsidiary of Yalelo Zambia, a pioneer of Aqua culture, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. We implement a scalable solution to ease the pressure on the struggling wild-capture fisheries sector. Founded in 2011, we have grown quickly to become the leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa.

JOB SUMMARY

 

In close collaboration with the Production Manager and the Hatchery manager, the successful candidate will participate in all the aspects related to fish farming and production and will have to ensure that the farm production is running smoothly and efficiently. The trainees will initially be involved at all day to day aspects of the farm and will be expected to do hands-on day to day work, to gain practical experience and then grow into a supervisory role.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Team worker with influencing skills.
  • A systematic worker, with strong attention to detail and fact-based decision making.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self-starting, with an ability to work at all levels within a company and within a given timeline
  • Should be resilient and results oriented

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Broodstock management and fry production.
  • Fingerling production.
  • Fish transfer
  • Stock management
  • Feeding and feed response
  • Feed inventory and warehouse management.
  • Water, fish testing and analysis.
  • Sampling, grading, weight and biomass calculations
  • Data inputting and analysis
  • Maintenance of cage, net and anchoring.
  • Managing the day to day running’s of the farm

person specifications

  • Minimum: Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Aquaculture, Agriculture or Animal husbandry
  • Mastery of English (reading, spoken and written)
  • Enterprising, passionate and with the desire to actively participate to an ambitious project
  • Sense of responsibility, rigorous, organised and with strong analytical skills
  • Positive attitude and adherence to the mission and the values of Yalelo
  • adherence

Nice to have:

  • Experience in fish farming/ aquaculture
  • Be able to swim
  • Laboratory experience

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their online application to ssebalu@yalelo.ug by 9th August 2019.

 

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