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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