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Friday, September 7, 2018

Crop Assistant (Crop Retail Section) Job at Farm Source Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Crop Assistant (Crop Retail Section) 

Jobs at:
Farm Source Ltd 

Deadline of this Job:
6th September 2018 

Duty Station:
Mukono, Uganda 

Date Posted: 6th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Farm Source Ltd (FSL) is a private limited Firm established in 2006 to provide Veterinary Medicines, Agricultural Chemicals, improved seeds, and extension services. To date, the firm has expanded into six sales outlets and it operates three farms engaged in mixed farming and a nursery bed. Effective 2017, a new business model was developed aimed at turning around the Company into Agricultural production.
FSL now invites qualified and interested persons ready to work with a motivated team to submit detailed applications for the position of Crop Assistant that exists in the Company.

Reporting To: Manager, Crop-Retail
Responsible for: None
Salary Grade: F4
Job Purpose:
To manage Agricultural inputs’ outlets and increase revenue through sale of products

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  1. Manage the daily running of the Sales outlets for Agricultural inputs as per deployment
  2. Ensure Agricultural inputs are sold within strategically agreed time frames while attaining profit levels and stock counts are undertaken
  3. Ensure cash and cash equivalents are banked timely and intact
  4. Market products and sensitize customers and general public and inspire them about use of company products and modern facilities available on market.
  5. Ensure that all goods are properly received into stores, appropriately and put under safe custody
  6. Ensure that goods received are properly categorized, priced, costed as well as proper periodic stock-taking is carried out in a timely manner
  7. Carry out Stock reconciliations such that stock balances are monitored & communicated, necessary stock transfers are done and obsolete stock is identified
  8. Prepare monthly and annual reports on the performance of the outlet
Person Specifications
  1. Minimum of a Diploma in Agriculture or in related discipline from a recognized Institution
  2. Ability to work for long hours
  1. Persuasive and motivational personality
  2. Integrity
  3. Effective communication
  4. Self-driven
  5. Interpersonal and human relations skills
  6. Analytical and judgmental skills
  7. Customer care
Job application procedure
Applications should bear the tittle of the position with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating names and addresses of three referees, one recent passport size photograph, photocopy of the National Identity Card, applicants’ daytime telephone contact and photocopies of all academic certificates.

The applications should be addressed to the Director Farm Source Limited P.O Box 631, Mukono, Kampala or preferably sent via email and should reach not later than Wednesday 12th September, 2018 at 4:00p.m. Applicants who send via email should ensure that attachments are sent as a single document.