Field Supervisor Job Placement – Zoe Recruitment (UGACOF)

Job Title:    Field Supervisor
Organisation: Zoe
Recruitment (UGACOF)
Duty Station:  Kayunga, Buikwe, Iganga, Mukono, Uganda
Reports to: Project
Salary: UGX 1,200,000, medical, transport
and housing in the areas of designation
About US:
Zoe Recruitment
is an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute to the transformation of
productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to business/organizations, and
placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then forms the foundation for
sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic growth. Zoe would like to
recruit for a valuable client, UGACOF, the largest coffee exporter in the
Job Summary:  The Field Supervisor will mainly be responsible
for strengthening the capacity of Producer Organizations and Farmer Groups in
Coffee through good agronomic practices (GAP), community mobilization,
improving coffee quality and value addition.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Field Supervisor will guide the producer
organization (PO) and the farmer groups through the Farmer Field School (FFS)
formalization process, i.e. establishing the FFS, leadership structure,
constitutions, bye-laws, registration with the community development office.
As the key resident resource person, conduct the
regular FFS sessions on a weekly basis following the season long schedule.
Conduct trainings in good agronomic practices (GAP),
PHH and collective marketing techniques, Village Savings and Loan Association
(VSLA) methodology, Coffee Certification, Farming as a Family Business (FAAFB)
and/or entrepreneurship.
Carry out ground working activities in preparation
for the formation and registration of new and existing farmer groups and/or
producer organizations.
Conducting field demonstrations for learning to
include good quality coffee nurseries, coffee fields and tree nurseries.
Training and mentoring gender change agents on joint
planning and gender mainstreaming to ensure greater participation of women and
the youth in the coffee chain.
Work closely with the Field Officers in preparing
the appropriate training content and any other necessary backstopping
requirements and maintain a regular exchange of information with them.
Advise the Farmer groups and/or producer organizations
to put in place and regularly monitor and update the appropriate records and
reporting formats where necessary.
Organize the field days as an integral component of
the FFS learning process
Responsible for training PO leadership and depot
committees on their roles and responsibilities to have strong PO that are
legally recognized self sustaining and independent.
Ensuring that farmer groups carryout their business
in a transparent and accountable manner.
Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly
activity reports on the progress, challenges and status of the project
implementation to the Project Manager.
Ensuring equitable participation of men and women in
all activities of the program and projects particularly in decision making
processes, by adopting approaches and methodologies that are gender
sensitive.   Providing proper
collaboration with the gender focal persons.
Provide timely reporting & accountabilities for
the project funds disbursed.
Act with loyalty and honesty towards Ugacof Ltd at
all times.
Perform other duties as may emerge from the project
Key Performance Indicators:
Number of potential farmers identified to
participate in the project area responding to set criteria.
Awareness of the farmer groups, the community and
other stakeholders about the project, quality principles, practices and
standards required.
Accurate registration of farmers and inspection of
the project guidelines
Coverage of training topics to farmer groups
Accurate documentation and filing of  data required for the project
Qualifications, Skills and
The Field Supervisor should at least hold a relevant
Knowledge of farming systems and good knowledge
about coffee Community Mobilization
Detailed working knowledge of Village Savings and
Loan Associations (VSLA’s)
Ability to work independently with excellent  output
Possess excellent communication skills
Ability to work in a team
High integrity and honesty
Ability to work in the field with good observation
Keen attention to the details and the ability to
meet deadlines
Willingness to travel and communicate with people.
Willingness to occasionally work long hours
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates who desire to join UGACOF in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online by clicking on the web link below. Please first register with the
Zoe recruitment website before you Apply after exhaustively reviewing full job
Deadline: 21st August 2015.
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