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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Project Manager - Horticulture Job at Agricultural Business Initiative Group - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Manager - Horticulture

Jobs at:
Agricultural Business Initiative Group

Deadline of this Job:
13th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1500000 , Minimum: 1050000 , Maximum: 4500000 , Period: MONTH
Organization Background:
The Agricultural Business Initiative Group is a social enterprise with the overall vision to contribute to ‘a competitive and sustainable agriculture and agribusiness sector in Uganda in support of equitable wealth creation in Uganda’. The aBi Group consists of two companies Limited by Guarantee, aBi Development (formerly aBi Trust) and aBi Finance.
The main focus of aBi Development is to increase agricultural production and value addition by extending matching grants and business development services (BDS) to agribusinesses, farmer organizations and intermediaries. The grants and BDS enhance planning and management, production and business infrastructure, and upstream and downstream market linkages of producers and agribusinesses. aBi Finance expands access to business finance for agricultural producers and agribusinesses by offering to Financial Institutions (Fls), financial incentives and infrastructure that make lending to the agricultural sector more attractive and less risky. Under the Financial Services Development (FSD) programme aBi Finance provides matching grants to Fls to build institutional capacity for enhancing the provision of financial services and increase outreach in rural areas. aBi seeks to recruit the following positions:
The Project Manager Horticulture role is responsible for leading aBi in understanding and implementing best practice in Horticulture crops; ensuring that aBi continuously develops new and more effective approaches to have a positive impact on sustainable growth of the agricultural sector in Uganda. The role is also responsible for relationship management and ensuring that managed projects deliver against the goals and targets laid in the results management framework.

Job application procedure
Detailed job descriptions can be downloaded from the aBi website Please send your applications to clearly indicating the position title in the email subject line. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, 13th April, 2019 at 5:00pm. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to disqualification. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.

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