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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Agro Promotion Officer Job at MWH - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Agro Promotion Officer

Jobs at:
MWH 

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 17th November, 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Are you a high performing professional looking fora new challenge? Join our team at one of our agro-support centres in Northern (Pader and Kitgum) and Central (Kiboga) regions where we combine sales of quality agro-inputs with up-to-date information, advice and training.
MWH is an impact investor that uses its means and talents to improve live ability in the world. Among other activities MWH runs retail chain of agro-support centres in Uganda. We run our activities in a business manner and we aim at agricultural and economic development of the region. Commercial farmers and smallholders are provided with opportunities that enable them to improve their farm business and livelihood respectively.
Agro Promotion Officer reports to the Manager Agro Development.
Key responsibilities:
  • Professionally run an agro-input shop
  • Provide advice to farmers on the use of agro-inputs
  • Support farmers in transforming their agricultural practice into commercial farming
  • Manage cash, stock and relations (using QuickBooks software)
Core competencies and skills:
  • Passion for selling and sewing customers
  •  Knowledgeable in crop and/or animal production
  •  Honest and hardworking, ready to go the extra mile
  • Eager to learn and develop knowledge and capacities
  •  Good computer skills (Microsoft office)
  • Good team player
  • Able to speak Luo , Runyoro and /or Luganda
Qualification and Experience:
The minimum qualification is a diploma in crop production or animal husbandry with two years’ experience in agricultural extension. Ability to ride and possession of riding license is an added advantage.
Job application procedure
Interviews for selected candidates: 28th —30th November 2017. Start date: 8thJanuary 2018 (Pader and Kitgum). For information call Moses on 0771007304 How to apply: Apply before Friday 17th November, 2017 by sending your application letter and CV only to: dorcus.ayikoru@mwh-trust.com  (do not send scanned copies of certificates or transcripts). Only selected candidates will be contacted.