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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Extension Manager Job at Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Extension Manager 

Jobs at:
Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA ) 

Deadline of this Job:
19th October 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Summary
Date Posted: 5th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


JOB DETAILS:
Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA ) is established as a public Authority, and its mandate is to promote and oversee the coffee industry by supporting research, promoting production, controlling coffee quality, and improving the marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to the farmers.
UCDA’s Vision is ‘A sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder value for social economic transformation and its mission is “To facilitate increase in quality coffee production, productivity, and consumption". Its core values are; Leadership, Integrity, Teamwork, Client Focus, Accountability and Professionalism.

In order to achieve its mandate, UCDA is desirous of recruiting motivated and competent individuals to fill the following vacant position.

JOB TITLE: Extension Manager
JOB GRADE: 4
DEPARTMENT: EXTENSION
DUTY STATIDN: KAMPALA (with substantial field travel)
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Vacancy: 1

Job Summary:
Develop and monitor systems, policies, guidelines and procedures for all coffee extension activities, and represent UCDA on all National Coffee matters.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Honours degree in any one of the following disciplines: Agriculture; Agriculture and Rural Innovation; Agribusiness Management; or relevant discipline.
  • Master of Science in in any one of the following disciplines; Agriculture; Agricultural Extensions Education; Agribusiness Management; Soil Science; Crop Science; or relevant discipline.
Experience
  • At least ten (10) years‘working experience in an agricultural field, five (5) years of which should have been at a supervisory level.
Competences and Skills
  • Ability to formulate strategies and policies for improved coffee extension senrices delivery.
  • Strong Leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Strong resource mobilization skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent customer care skills.


Job application procedure
The detailed job descriptions showing the key result areas, qualifications and experience, and competencesand skills required for each role can be tound at www.ugandacoffee.go.ug
interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic transcripts, and telephone contacts and e-mail addresses of three (3) referees not later than 19th October 2018, 5:00 p.m. to;
The Board Secretary / Director Corporate Services, Uganda Coffee Development Authority, Cotfee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road, P.0. Box 7267, Kampala (U). Electronic Submissions (2MBS in PDF) can be sent to ucda_hr@ugandacoffee.go.ug