16 May 2016

Agricultural Labour Practices Coordinator Job Careers - Alliance One International US

Organization: Alliance One International US
Duty Station: Hoima, Uganda
Job Code: QSL-AOU-ALPC-01

About US:
Alliance One International has its global headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA and it provides worldwide service to the large cigarette manufacturers. Multinational manufacturers of consumer tobacco products rely on independent merchants such as Alliance One to supply the majority of their leaf. As a result, Alliance One purchases tobacco in more than 45 countries and serves manufacturers of cigarettes and other consumer tobacco products in over 90 countries. Alliance One proudly claims broad geographic processing capabilities, a diversified product offering, and an established customer base, which includes all of the major consumer tobacco product manufacturers. They select, purchase, process, pack, store, ship, and, in certain developing markets, provide agronomy expertise and financing for growing leaf tobacco. Alliance One’s revenues are primarily comprised of sales of processed tobacco and fees charged for related services to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products around the world. They do not manufacture cigarettes or other consumer tobacco products.

Job Summary: The Agricultural Labour Practices Coordinator will ensure that the management and sustainability of and compliance to the Agricultural Labour Practices in Alliance One Tobacco Uganda in line with AOI Agronomy and AOTU ALP Standard Operating Procedures

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Agricultural Labour Practices (ALP) Planning: Actively contributes to the ALP annual activity plan and devolves it into monthly and weekly plans, contributes to and monitors the annual budget, and identifies variances for the approval of the Agronomy Sustainability Analyst Office Administration
2. Implementation of the Alp Plan:
  • Work closely with the Head of Agronomy to contribute to the identification, and manages the implementation of ALP Programmes for AOTU.
  • Mentors and trains field teams
  • The incumbent recovers and analyses relevant statistical data and prepares for external audit for approval of Agronomy Sustainability Analyst in compliance with AOI ALP Policies and Procedures
  • Recovers the ALP statistical data from the Field Staff, evaluates and processes for onward submission to the Agronomy Sustainability Analyst and maintains an overview of the relevant ALP programmes to ensure adherence by Field Staff in compliance with the Agronomy ALP AOP;
3. Customer and Stakeholder Relationships: Works in liaison with the Head of Agronomy, contributes to the development of customer and stakeholder relationships in related Companies and local Government and general Communities in line with AOI SRTP and ALP Customer Relationships SOP’s

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Diploma in Social Sciences, Agriculture/ Agronomy, human resources or similar from a recognised Institute. Possession of Degree in Social Sciences or similar from a recognised Institute is desired
  • A minimum of six years’ experience in social Sciences, human resources and SRTP
  • Working knowledge of Agricultural Labour Practices
  • Competencies in statistics, analytical and figure-orientated
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Prior experience in community-based programmes
  • Ability to build and maintaining customer relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to manage the key stakeholders
  • Ability to plan, organise and use own initiative
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs including three referees (two of whom should have been direct supervisors) to our e-mail to: recruitment@qsourcing.com
Address all your applications to:

Human Resources Office,
Q-Sourcing Limited (U),
Plot 14/16 Semawata Road, Ntinda
P.O. Box 12883, Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda

Note: Kindly mark your application as "Application_ Agricultural Labour Practices Coordinator (QSL-AOU-ALPC-01)" in the subject line of your email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 20th May 2016 by 5:00 pm

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