19 District Agricultural Coordinator (Marketing Poultry) Job Vacancies – Q-Sourcing Servtec

Job Title:    District Agricultural Coordinators (Marketing
Poultry)
19 Job Placements

Organization: Q-Sourcing
Servtec

Duty Station:
Uganda

Western Region: Kamwenge, Kibaale, Mubende, Rubanda, Mitooma, Bundibugyo, Rubirizi

Eastern Region: Sironko, Jinja, Luuka, Bugiri, Busia, Kaliro, Namutamba, Tororo

Central Region: Butambala, Gomba, Lwengo, Kayunga

About US:

Q-Sourcing Limited
trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating
in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda,
and South Sudan.

On behalf of one our
clients we are looking for a competent, skilled, and experienced District Agricultural
Coordinators (marketing poultry) to work in the following Districts.

Job Summary:  The District Agricultural Coordinators (Marketing
Poultry) (DC) is primarily responsible for helping the Poultry business find
the market for brooded (month-old) SASSO birds and build out a market linkage
network within their district. To develop market linkage with smallholder
farmers, the DC is accountable for recruitment, selection, appointment, and
management of Village Ambassadors (VA). VAs market SASSO to his/her community
and collect orders for month-old SASSO from smallholders. The DC ensures
consistent growth in orders collected by VAs from smallholder farmers. The
position demands a high level of professionalism, people skills, and intensive
travel across the district. This position is performed with little supervision
and requires initiative, high energy and judgment, and hunger for results. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

VA Recruitment and
Management

·       
Introduce
the Poultry business to key district stakeholders and generate awareness of
organization’s SASSO within your territory

·       
Identify,
train, and manage 40+ Village Ambassadors (one per Parish) in your assigned
district

·       
Recruit
VAs by identifying candidates within each parish through referrals and
networking, interviewing candidates, and selecting candidates with the highest
likelihood of success

·       
Train
VAs on product, technical knowledge, and marketing skills; identify
skill/knowledge gap of VAs and provide continuous training 

·       
Contact
all VAs by phone once per week, and visit each parish in person once per month
to improve relations with VAs and local stakeholders

·       
Ensure
VAs are following appropriate policies and procedures with regards to deposit /
payment collection and documentation of smallholder farmer orders

·       
Remove
and replace underperforming VAs

·       
Serve as
the Poultry business Champion and liaison to local government and stakeholders
(e.g., vet office); develop and maintain strong relationships with key
stakeholders within district 

·       
Ensure
each parish has an active VA, collecting a minimum of 20+ orders per week from
smallholder farmers for month-old SASSO

·       
Manage
VA performance to meet target of 30+ orders per week 

·       
Liaise
with Operations team to coordinate month-old chick (MOC) delivery routes within
your assigned district

·       
Represent
the company on all sector related meetings and regularly participate in farmer
gatherings 

Monitoring and Evaluation 

·       
Maintains
and updates master list of VAs in his/her district.

·       
Holds
regular meetings with VAs within his/her district.

·       
Consolidates
weekly orders from VAs 

·       
Provides
weekly and monthly reports of VA orders and performance.

·       
Make regular
travel in the district to meet and advise VA team.

Key Performance Indicators

·       
of
active VAs (20+ orders per week) appointed in district – target reaching 40
active VAs in district within 5 months

·       
% active
VAs from total VAs on trial / appointed; target 80%

·       
% of
inactive VAs replaced within 1 month

·       
90% of
VAs achieving the weekly targets (30+ orders per week) in his/her parish of
month-old chicks delivered to smallholder farmers

Qualitative KPIs:

·       
Coordination
skills on delivery management

·       
Communication
skills 

·       
Relationship
building skills with key district stakeholders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Diploma / degree in related field (e.g., Agribusiness, Agriculture,
Animal Production) OR 2+ years of field experience in the poultry business or
any related field activities 

·       
Passionate
about positively impacting smallholder farmers in rural areas

·       
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills (local language; English is a plus)

·       
Organized
and able to keep clear / accurate sales records

·       
Carries
a positive, inspirational attitude while working under pressure

·       
Demonstrates
ability to lead, coach, and manage people (particularly farmers / VAs)

·       
Ability
to work independently with limited follow up; entrepreneurial

·       
High
level of integrity and accountability

·       
Strong
work ethic

How to Apply:

All candidates who
meet the criteria outlined as above are encouraged apply under the job vacancy
“QSSU-UCCO-DAC-003-DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL COORDINATORS (MARKETING POULTRY)” at
the link below

Click Here

Rename your CV by
indicating the district applied for example, Ssembatya Moses-Lwengo District
(Name-District)

Deadline: Wednesday 22nd July 2020 by 5:00 pm

NB: Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Q-Sourcing Servtec is an equal
opportunity employer. Any solicitation will lead to disqualification

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