CV People Africa Head of Agronomy Jobs in Uganda

CV People Africa Head of Agronomy Jobs in Uganda

Job Specification
Reporting Structure

Reporting To Managing Director / Regional Managing Director

Supervision Of Leaf Growing Manager / Production Manager / Operations Controller / Sustainability Coordinator

Interacts WithForest Technician / Leaf Technician / Data Collectors

Job Description

Evaluates and reviews the overall requirements and human resources, technology and time frames for Agronomy Operations annually .

Translates and devolves the long term plan into the annual operating plan for Agronomy for approval of the Directors and for inclusion into the Annual Operating Plan.

Checks and monitors the implementation of the budget through the Section Heads, reviews monthly expense reports to identify budget variances and takes appropriate action.

Authorizes and approves payments towards service providers and contractors based on quotes and prevailing costs.

Monthly Customer Crop reports submitted to the Managing Director and Regional Office for approval and onward transmission to the Customer.

Builds and maintains relations with Agronomy staff in other Companies (such as LTC and UTS) to ensure sustainable tobacco production.

Oversees the achievement of preset targets and timings for the logistics movements and extraction of green tobacco, and ensures the requisite payment of the above to the farmers.

Manages the field implementation and training of the Leaf Technicians for the use data capture via GMS.

Collects, dispatches and monitors crop samples for CPA testing and compliance via Alert
Promotes and updates awareness on environmental issues and programs

(for example STP Programme)
Monitors the establishment of woodlots with the Forestry Officer.

Candidate Specification
  • Experience 8 years
  • Education Level degree
  • Qualifications degree in Agriculture,
  • Environment and Natural Sciences from a recognized Tertiary Institute
  • Software Ms Office
  • Equipment Laptop
  • Knowledge OfTobacco production Agronomic expertise Budgeting and financial control Government / SRTP / farmer / Customer and stakeholder relationships and the impact to AOU
    Skills To lead A Team,
  • Ability To Plan and Organise work on a monthly, quarterly, bi annual and annual basis
    Personality Innovative, Strong Interpersonal skills and results orientated
  • Other tobacco and agronomic production experience / Member of relevant Environmental/Agronomy/Agricultural Association

  • IndustryAgronomic Production
  • Culture Organisation/Community
  • Gender Profile mixed
  • Age Profile Between 30 and 55 years of age

    Terms and Conditions
  • Employment Permanent
  • Location Kampala, Uganda
  • Remuneration Negotiable

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 23rd June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; CV People Africa Head of Agronomy Jobs in Uganda

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