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Friday, July 5, 2019

Field Officer Job at Precision HR - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Field Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Real Estate , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Precision HR

Deadline of this Job:
8th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, July 04, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Our client is a leading company and brand in the FMCG sector in Uganda, and is looking to source brilliant talent. They seek to fill the vacancy of Field Officer and we invite qualified, competent and interested applicantsto apply for the role .

Key Result Areas;
• You will be responsible in assisting the Head Milk Procurement in planning, organizing and coordinating field operations involving Milk collection, chilling and transportation to the main milk plant in Kampala.
• You will ensure that testing of raw milk, grading, chilling, transportation and maintaining hygienic conditions at the Milk Collection Centers (MCCs) and Bulk Collection Centre (BCC) is conducted in conformity to the ISO Standards.
• Maintain that only raw milk of acceptable ISO quality/company standards is ferried to the bcc & received by the BCC Manager.
• Creation and updating of a competitors profile clearly highlighting their names, cooler capacities, milk quantities received, price per liter of raw milk paid to farmers and the competitors market for the raw milk they collect on a weekly basis.
• Liaising with the / Head Milk Procurement on the sensitization of farmers on Clean Milk Production and Productivity Enhancement besides addressing any technical problems that you may encounter.
• Being responsible for the safe custody of the company property and reporting any breakdowns that may occur.
• Controlling and monitoring wastages/losses of milk solids with in bench mark and reconciling on day to day basis the milk purchased and dispatched to the Kampala plant.
• Prepare weekly and monthly reports of your findings and action taken and submitting the same to your immediate supervisor.
• Coordinate with the / Head Milk Procurement and making sure that milk is lifted from the MCCs/BCC on day to day basis.
• As a representative of the company, ensuring harmonious relationship between the company, farmers and the general public within your area
• Scout and recommend to the / Head Milk Procurement areas with milk potential for the establishment of new MCCs or pick-up points in your area.
• Work with BCC In-charge/BCC Manager to identify milk tanker routes to be used when lifting milk from the MCCs.
• Monitor capacity utilization of milk coolers by MCCs and report your finding in the weekly reports to your immediate supervisor.
• Ensure that MCCs/BCCs maintain and update all the relevant records that they are expected to keep.
• Maintain that all MCCs prepare and send the invoices for the milk supplied in the period (1 – 15) and (16 – 30/31) to Kampala on the last day of the period.
• Monitor and report on MCC/BCC equipment inefficiency to your immediate supervisor as soon as it has been reported by the MCC.
• Maintain that MCCs receive SAP quality reports from the BCC for all the milk they have supplied to the BCC on a daily basis.
• Maintain that the MCCs/BCCs have adequate stocks of all the necessary consumable requirements and equipment at all times.
• Follow up the Tax, electricity and water bills of the BCC and ensure that they are immediately sent to Kampala for processing of payment.
• Maintain that service charges from out sourced agencies are billed to the company are verified.
• Responsible for supporting the Manager Quality and Extension to mobilize farmers for training, demonstration activities, farmer field days, and supervision of service provision to farmers.
• Carrying out any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time by your immediate supervisor.

Competences, Values and Abilities;
• Integrity
• Excellent communication skills - written and verbal.
• Self motivated and result orientated
• Good customer care
• Ability to use initiative and to multi-task.
Ability to train, organize and coordinate

• Must possess a Degree in Agriculture with emphasis in Animal husbandry or it’s equivalent or a degree in veterinary science or a degree in dairy husbandry and milk processing from a reputable University.
• Must have a minimum of 3-5 years in the field of extension activities while organizing farmers’ groups or societies, training the farmers and supervision of primary societies and related tasks.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Experience Requirements: 3-5 years

Job application procedure
Interested people should send their detailed CVs only to the email address not later than Monday 8th July 2019 at 23:59 hours.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week from the expiry of the job advert deadline.

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