Manager within Farmer Financing Unit (FFU) Employment Opportunity – Ibero Uganda Limited

Organisation: Ibero
Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Mityana Luwero and Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: Farmer
Financing Unit Manager
About US:
Ibero Uganda is a
subsidiary of the Neumann Kaffee Gruppe and one of the leading exporters of
high quality coffee, with a processing facility in Kampala. Since 1994, when
the company was founded, Ibero Uganda has been working towards better
integration in the local market, and has become a professional, long term
faithful trading partner in the coffee sector. Over the years, Ibero Uganda has
developed an export operation that has placed us in a privileged position as
one of the most reliable exporters of carefully selected, properly processed
Ugandan Coffee. Our commitment towards the development of the coffee industry
is unwavering and we are proud to share our success in the promotion of Ugandan
coffee.
Job Summary:  The Manager within Farmer Financing Unit (FFU)
will be responsible for supporting strategic design, implementation and review
of advances scheme of the FFU. S/he shall collaborate with all the team
members.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Participate
and actively contribute to the review and design of FFU advances products
·        
Support
farmer acquisition for the advances scheme
·        
Manage
client portfolio performance by ensuring implementation of robust risk
mitigation strategies
·        
Oversee
and support data management related to FFU operations under his/her supervision
·        
Ensure
timely and effective resolution of all client queries related to the delivery
of the advances scheme
·        
Oversee,
manage, mentor and train a team of field staff working under his/her
supervision
·        
Ensure
effective and efficient financial accountability for all spending on operation
under his or her supervision
·        
Oversee
and provide timely reporting to all key stakeholders on matters related to FFU
operations under his/her supervision
Key Results: Be
able to develop robust strategies for efficient and effective delivery of FFU
advances products to clients as well as support operations related to the FFU
advances cycle.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant
for the Manager within Farmer Financing Unit (FFU) must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Business Administration, Agronomy, Agricultural Science, rural
development, Business Finance, Economics and/or any other related field.
·        
At least
five years of professional experience, preferably in the coffee value chain
and/or in the banking/finance sector and/or in connection with smallholder
farmers.
·        
Team
management skills
·        
Accounting
and mathematical skills
·        
Risk
analysis and loan management skills
·        
Reporting
skills
.
·        
Demonstrated
capacity to document processes and outcomes
·        
Ability
to work under pressure and beyond working hours where necessary
·        
Willingness
to work or live outside Kampala
·        
Ability
to organize documents and manage filing
·        
Enjoy
mentoring and developing others
·        
Ability
to work under minimum supervision
·        
Ability
to be a good team player
·        
Good
communication skills
·        
Good use
of MS word, Excel and computer literate.
·        
Excellent
oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
·        
Fluent
in English and Luganda
·        
Attention
to detail
·        
Ability
to use various technologies
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications with an up-to-date CV and motivation
letter to ibero-ffu-hr@ibero.co.ug
with the subject indicates as “Manager within the FFU”
How to do a
motivation letter: A very important part of the application process is the
motivation letter. This is your opportunity to convince us that you would
really like to be a part of the Ibero team.
·        
Tell us
about yourself and your interests.
·        
Explain
why you want to work with us and share your expectations of Ibero as an
employer.
·        
Tell us
what it is about Ibero that aroused your interest.
·        
The
motivation letter must be written in English. To enable us to assess your
application accurately, it is very important that you do NOT: use clichés, send
sample motivation letters or copy and paste information from our website.
NB: You
will be contacted if your application is retained and informed about the
location and date for the next stage of the recruitment process.
Deadline: 17th August 2018
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