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Thursday, September 13, 2018

20 Field Technicians Job at Uganda Tobacco Services Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
20 Field Technicians 

Jobs at:
Uganda Tobacco Services Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
20th September 2018 

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 12th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


Uganda Tobacco Services Ltd is an Independent Tobacco Sponsoring Company Operating in Uganda-South is seeking to recruit dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the position below:
Position: 20 Field Technicians
Reports to: Zone Manager
Function: Agronomy

Description of Purpose:
Co-ordinate and manage a designated growing zone, of contracted growers (Approx: 200-250) to produce the defined target volume and quality through a sustainable farmer base and agricultural best practices,
Key Result Areas:
  • Farmer selection and registration.
  • Implementation of recommended best practices.
  • Farmer training.
  • Timely & accurate submission of reports on registered farmers’ using agro tech
  • Early reporting of crop estimate deviations from target.
  • Monitor and control issuing and recovery of crop finance in full.
  • Minimum, a Diploma in Agriculture or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Experience in Tobacco Agronomy is an added advantage
  • Valid Motor driving permit
Key Technical Competencies:
  • Demonstrated experience in farmer Mobilization & Supervision
  • Knowledgeable in best agronomic practices and quality standards.
  • Demonstrated leadership and mobilization Skills
  • Knowledge of overall Company policies, and in particular sustainable Tobacco Production
Job application procedure
Interested Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit applications & CV to The Group Human Resources Manager; Uganda Tobacco Services Ltd. P.O Box 72283 Kampala. Or Hand deliver to UTS Hoima Office.