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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Deputy General Manager Job at Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Deputy General Manager 

Jobs at:
Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited 

Deadline of this Job:
25th January 2019  

Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 256

Date Posted: 11th January 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush

Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited is a leading player in the Uganda Tea Industry. It therefore wishes to recruit a suitably qualified person to a position whose details are set out below:
Position: Deputy General Manager
Reports to: The General Manager
Purpose of the Position:
The purpose of the Deputy General Manager is to provide support to the General Manager to supervise and provide oversight directly for all opeiations of the factory company in the different departments and ensure maximization of outputs and profits for the benefit of all stakeholders.
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Food Science, Forestry Business Management, Economics or Social Sciences. At least 5 years experience managing / supervising in the Tea Industry or Agricultural Production unit.
Key Responsibilities wiil include:
• Leading in setting targets and coordinate the work of different Heads to ensure achievements of those targets.
• Leading the management team in developing corporate plans, annual operating plans and budgets as well as developing various strategies that unable target to be achieved.
• Supervising HOD’s at the Tea Factory and rating their performance.
• Receiving and analysing departmental reports for any necessary follow up actions] issues and provides appropriate feedback to the respective heads.
• Ensure good custody of the company assets.
• Ensure and foster good public relations with all stakeholders of the company.
• Facilitating the preparations and organising of shareholders annual or special general meetings.
• Participating where necessary in negotiating the terms of agreements on behalf of the Tea Factory.
• Over sees and approves procurement processes and actions of the procurement committee as it exercises its duties.
• Carryout any other responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by the General Manager
Skills, knowledge and Competences
• Ability to motivate the workforce to attain maximum productivity.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision
• Good industrial and public relations.
• Stress tolerance.
• Ability to make decisions under pressure
• Good leadership skills
• Good research skills
• Adequate knowledge of project planning
• Ability to put in extra hours of work.
• Good communication skills.
• Must be ready and willing to work upcountry.

Job application procedure
All interested applicants should send in a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae with contacts of three referees and certified copies of supporting academic and other documents by Friday the 25th of January 2019.
All applications should be addressed and physically brought to:
The Office of the Company Secretary,
Uganda Tea Development Agency Ltd,
Plot 821 Rubaga Road, Kampala Uganda.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.