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Monday, February 12, 2018

2 Junior Coffee Agronomists Job at Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Junior Coffee Agronomists

Jobs at:
Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 16th February 2018

Duty Station:
Masaka and Luwero




Job details:
We are looking for position to join our team.
Post: 2 Junior Coffee Agronomists (Masaka and Luwero)
Main duties and responsibilities
  •  Identify and on-board farmers;
  • implement farmer support programme, including agronomy trainings, farm visits, management of demo plots and input Supply;
  • Identify potential risks and develop action plans;
  • Coordinate coffee mobilization;
  • Collect data for Kyagalanyi M&E system;
  • Maintain effective working relationships with KCL staff, local partners and stakeholders;
  • Assist with data entry, data analysis and report writing.
Candidate Specifications
  • Degree (preferably BSc) in Agriculture or related field;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in related field of work (coffee, farmer support, certification);
  • Practical knowledge and experience with coffee production is highly desirable;
  • Proven experience with running farmer trainings;
  • Experience in collecting, analysing and reporting data (M&E) in Excel and Word;
  • Willingness and ability to work extensively in rural areas with farmers;
  • Experience in riding a motorbike (license is a must);
  •  English and Luganda;
  • Personality traits: proven ability to lead by example, energetic, enthusiastic, self-drive;
Job application procedure
All applications should be sent via email to: kcl-hr@kyagalanyi.com  and should include a covering letter and CV. The deadline for all applications will be Friday 16th February 2018 and any application received after that date will not be considered. Please note that due to the large volume of applications only those successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd. is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected by local law. We also take reasonable steps to accommodate applicants with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.