3 Extension Coordinator Job Opportunities - Mukwano Group of Companies

Organization: Mukwano Group of Companies
Job Ref: AKOF – LIRA /EC/26/05/2017
Duty Station: Lira, Uganda
Reports to: Extension Services Manager

About US:
The Mukwano Group of Companies is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in the Great Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in soaps, edible cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care products and plastics.

Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Visit farmers and sensitize them on good farming practices
  • Collaborate with Community Volunteers on supply of seeds, sensitization of farmers, harvesting produce.
  • Work closely with Procurement Assistants on sale of seeds to farmers and purchase of produce from farmers
  • Build and maintain good working relationship with local leaders
  • Work closely with development partners supporting agricultural programs in the area
  • Organize corporate social responsibility activities in the districts of operation
  • Prepare and submit daily activity reports
  • Coordinate purchase of high quality seeds.
  • Locate and mobilize farmers.
  • Coordinate ground trainings for farmers.
  • Coordinate distribution of high quality seeds to the farmers.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Extension Services Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should preferably hold Diplomas in an Agricultural-related field from recognized institutes
  • At least two years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Strong general management and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Must have excellent problem solving, judgment, customer care, team work, inter-personal, communication, creativity, innovation, analytical and logical skills in managing projects and work.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans and achieve targets

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with copies of  academic credentials, testimonials, L.C1 letter, National ID and a  detailed curriculum vitae indicating contact addresses of three (3)  referees should be sent to; The Human Resource Department, Mukwano Group of Companies, P.O Box 2671, Kampala, UGANDA Or via E- mail to recruitment@mukwano.com and quoting the job reference as subject to the mail. The attachment should not exceed 2MB. Kindly merge all your documents and send them in one attachment.

Deadline: 10th June 2017

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