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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

3 Extension Coordinator Job at Mukwano Group of Companies - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Extension Coordinator

Jobs at:
Mukwano Group of Companies

Deadline of this Job:
10th June 2017

Duty Station:
Lira, Uganda

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Job details:
Job Ref: AKOF – LIRA /EC/26/05/2017
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
Job application procedure
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.