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Director Development Services Job at Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Director Development Services

Jobs at:
Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA )

Deadline of this Job:
14th August 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Our Client, Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA ) is established as a public Authority with a mandate to promote and oversee the coffee industry by supporting research, promoting production, controlling the quality and improving the marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to the farmers. UCDA envisions a sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder value for social economic transformation. The Authority’s mission is “To facilitate increase in quality coffee production, productivity, and consumption". In order to achieve its mandate, UCDA is desirous of recruiting motivated, qualified and competent professionals to fill the following vacant position:
Title: Director Development Services
The Director Development Services will report to the Managing Director and will head the Directorate of Development Services. He/she will provide leadership and technical guidance in the development and implementation of policies and strategies for improved coffee production and productivity and for a sustainable coffee subsector.
Minimum requirements
  • Master’s degree in any one of the following disciplines: Crop Science; Soil Science; Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Engineering; Agriculture and Applied Economics;
  • Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in any one of the following disciplines: Agriculture; Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Engineering; Agricultural and Rural innovations;
  • Ten (10) years’ in the implementation of crop production and productivity programs, seven (7) of which should have been at a senior level in the management of a department or program or project responsible for increasing agricultural production and productivity.
Job application procedure
if your qualifications and experience match the requirements any of these roles, please email your application quoting the relevant job title to Executive Selection Division, KPMG at the following email address: esd@kpmg.co.ug.
Your application should be a maximum of 2MB including a cover letter (maximum 1 page) summarizing why you consider yourself particularly well suited for the position, your CV and certified copies of professional/academic certificates.
All applications should be sent via email, clearly stating the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Please visit http://ugandacoffee.go.ug/careers  for more details regarding the vacancies. Closing date for receipt of applications will be 14th August 2017 (Not later than 17:00 hrs Local Time).
Applications will be selected on merit and only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. For any questions regarding the application process please contact Executive Selection Division, KPMG on +256 414 347833, +256 414346294 or +256 414 340 315.