3 Regional Manager Job Placements – Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Job
Title:         
 Regional
Manager (3 Job Placements)

Organisation: Uganda
Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) 

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to:
Director Development Services

About US:

Uganda Coffee
Development Authority is established as a public Authority, and its mandate is
to promote and oversee the coffee industry by supporting research, promoting
production, controlling coffee quality, and improving the marketing of coffee
in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to
the farmers. UCDA’s Vision is ‘A sustainable coffee industry with high
stakeholder value for social economic transformation’ and its mission is “To
facilitate increase in quality coffee production, productivity and
consumption”. Its core values are; Leadership, Integrity, Teamwork, Client
Focus, Accountability and Professionalism.

Job Summary:   The Regional Manager will manage all UCDA
operations at the Region in respect to coffee extension, transfer of
technologies, quality assurance, market intelligence and information
dissemination to stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate, link and liaise with DLGs, Civic leaders, coffee
    research scientists and other coffee development partners and
    stakeholders.
  • Supervise and give technical guidance to Regional Coffee Extension
    Officers, Regional Coffee Technical Officers, and Monitoring and
    Evaluation teams.
  • Monitor the implementation of seed and seedlings’ distribution
    procedures in line with the PPDA accredited Guidelines and Standard Operating
    Procedures (SOP).
  • Plan, budget and manage all UCDA resources in the Region.
  • Oversee coffee quality and enforcement of coffee regulations in the
    Region.
  • Oversee the implementation of programs and activities related to
    data collection on coffee markets and information dissemination to
    stakeholders in the Region.
  • Liaise with DLGs and implement provision of coffee specific
    extension programs through the single spine extension delivery system.
  • Train and mentor Staff at the Region.
  • Consolidate the region’s field reports and compile monthly reports
    on outputs and impact of UCDA activities in the region and submit them to
    the Directorate for review and guidance.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Coffee Development Authority
    Regional Manager job must hold a Bachelors Honours degree in any one of
    the following disciplines: Agriculture; Agriculture and Rural Innovation;
    Agribusiness Management; Agriculture Land Use and Management; Agricultural
    Engineering.
  • Post graduate Diploma or Degree in Agriculture, or Agricultural
    Engineering, or Agriculture and Rural Innovation, or Agribusiness
    Management, or Agriculture Land use and Management, or Agricultural
    Economics or relevant discipline.
  • At least seven (7) years working experience in an agricultural
    field, (3) years of which should have been at a supervisory level.
  • Ability to strategize and plan for agricultural production and
    productivity.
  • Leadership skills.
  • People and Communication skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Excellent Computer skills.

How to Apply:

Interested
candidates are encouraged to send completed and signed application forms,
download here, together with their application letters, certified copies of
academic transcripts to;- The Board Secretary / Director Corporate Services,
Uganda Coffee Development Authority, Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road, P.O. Box
7267, Kampala (U). Electronic Submissions (2MBS in PDF) can be sent to
ucda_hr@ugandacoffee.go.ug

NB:
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline:  2nd
September 2019

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