Farm Manager Job Opportunity – Lwankuba Farm

Job Title:      
  
 Farm Manager
Organization: Lwankuba
Farm
Duty Station: 
Mubende, Uganda
About US:
Lwankuba Farm is a
Robusta coffee growing farm established in 2010 currently occupying 76 acres,
located on approximately 14 kilometers north of Myanzi on the way to Kasanda,
Mubende District within Central Uganda.  The
farm’s vision is being an international center of excellence in sustainable and
value chains agricultural production, with a mission of combined agriculture
with local farmers geared towards quality improvements and value additions.
The farm’s core
objectives are to; a) Production of quality Robusta coffee and value addition
b)Supporting local farmers with modern farming methods, value addition and
access to better markets and c) Promotion of agricultural research, innovation
and training.
Job Summary:  The farm is desirous of expanding its
activities and seeks to recruit qualified, experienced growth-minded Farm
Manager who is committed, knowledgeable, innovative and ready to drive the farm
forward in increasing its production output.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide
strategic oversight and planning to the farm
·        
Implementation
of the farm’s business plan
·        
Supervise
the entire coffee value chains in a timely and efficient manner
·        
Initiating
and maintaining relations with strategic coffee farmers, buyers and other
stakeholders
·        
Provide
a supervisory role to farm staff
·        
Any
other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant
must hold a Degree in Agriculture with emphasis on crop husbandry
·        
Four years
of experience in management position of a business farm
·        
Demonstrated
experience in managing coffee growing, processing and coffee market value chain
·        
A proven
record in working with out-growers preferably coffee
·        
Strong
organizational skills in; planning, personnel management, budgeting and
supervisory skills
·        
Good
knowledge on proposal development
·        
Excellent
computer skills most especially in Ms. Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft word and
Internet usage.
·        
Fluency
in spoken Luganda is an extra advantage
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified persons should send their CVs, 2 referees and copies of academic
credentials to lwankubacoffee@gmail.com
Deadline: 23rd July 2018 by 4:30 pm
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