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Saturday, October 6, 2018

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

Vacancy title:
Technical Extension Manager 

Jobs at:
Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA ) 

Deadline of this Job:
19th October 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

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

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: Technical Extension Manager
DUTY STATION: KAMPALA (with substantial field travel)
Vacancy: 1

Job Summary:
Develop systems, policies, programs, guidelines procedures for all coffee technical extension activities and monitor their implementation.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Honours degree in any one of the following disciplines: Agricultural Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; or any other relevant field.
  • Post graduate qualiļ¬cation in either Agricultural Engineering, or agricultural field, or Project Planning and Management
  • Membership to an Engineers‘professional body will be an added Advantage
  • At least ten (10) years relevant working experience in agricultural processing, or regulatory function, or farm planning, five (5) years of which should have been at a supervisory level.
Competences and Skills
  • Ability to formulate strategies and policies for improved coffee technical extension services delivery.
  • Strong Leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent Report writing skill.

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
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