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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

2 Depot Committee Intern Job at Ibero Uganda Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Depot Committee Intern

Jobs at:
Ibero Uganda Limited

Deadline of this Job:
13th October 2017

Duty Station:
Mityana and Masaka, Uganda

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Job details:
Contract Duration: 6 months contract (Renewable)
Reports to: NKG Bloom Regional Manager

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 Uganda coffee.
About NKG Bloom Project:
In line with the above, Ibero Uganda in collaboration with several partners has set up a Farmer Financing Unit (FFU) with the view to improve access to fertilizer input for coffee farmers in Uganda. The objective of the project is to improve farmers’ livelihood through boosting coffee production and better integration of coffee farmers in the coffee export value chain.
Job Summary: The Depot Committee Interns will support the NGK Bloom Project through is intervention; depot committees being local farmer organization’s in-charge of supporting coffee farmers, (for instance through gathering coffee from member farmers and find better markets for the farmers). The Depot Committee Intern will implement the FFU strategy for increasing fertilizer and cash advance portfolio by ensuring quality data collection.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collect and organize coffee bulking data at the Depot Committees.
  • Enter the organized coffee bulking data into Field Buzz
  • Mentor and train Depot Committees on how to use Ibero Proprietary Software
  •  Offer technical assistance to applicants and active farmers.
  • Guide and inform farmers on the fertilizer and cash advances.
  • Propose updates on policies, manuals and tools relating to the coffee bulking system.
  • Send regular reports on coffee bulking in the various Depot committees.
Key Result Areas: Collect, organize and ensure timely entry of coffee bulking data at the depot committees into proprietary Ibero (U) ltd mobile systems
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should possess a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (A-level) or higher.
  • Agricultural knowledge in particular that relating to Coffee growing in Uganda is an added
  • Ability to use an advanced mobile operating system.
  •  Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to be a good team player.
  • Demonstrated capacity to document processes and outcomes.
  • Good use of MS word, Excel and computer literate.
  •  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to spend up to 90 percent of work time out of office for field work.
  • Ability to learn how to use various technologies as need arises.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to ride a motorbike with a valid riding permit is an added advantage
  •  Fluent in English and Luganda
Job application procedure
For the Mityana position:
All suitably qualified and interested persons should bring their printed applications with an up-to-date CV and motivation letter (see below the definition of a motivation letter) to Mityana Enro Hotel on 10th October, 2017, between 8 AM and 9:30 AM. All applicants coming after 9:30 am won’t be allowed to go through the recruitment process. The recruitment process will include testing. The retained applicant will participate in a first training on October 11, 2017.
For the Masaka position:
To apply, all interested persons should send their applications with an up-to-date CV and motivation letter to ( abba@ipcgmbh.com  and copy finance@ibero.co.ug  and procurement@ibero.co.ug.
Subject of the mail shall be: “Depot Committee Intern {YOUR NAME}”
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 clich├ęs, send sample motivation letters or copy and paste information from our website.