Makerere University Assistant Farm Manager (Crops), Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (Muarik) Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Assistant Farm Manager (Crops), Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (Muarik) Jobs in Uganda


Key, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Farm Manager in drawing up cropping programmes, work plans and implementing agreed ones. Including timing and proper control of manual operations such as planting, weeding, fertilizer placement, crop protection, harvesting and post-harvest operations as well as proper disposal of crop produce.

  • Assess seed, fertilizer, agrochemical, fuel and material input requirements, and subsequently prepare periodic budgets.

  • Procure and/or monitor procurement and proper utilization of inputs in the Crops Section.

  • Maintain regular and accurate crop, field and labour records and prepare seasonal/periodical cropping reports.

  • Supervise all the staff under the units in the Crops Section/Department.

  • Work with the Institute Management to prepare proposals and reports.

  • And any other duties that may be assigned by the Farm Manager

    Required Qualifications

  • An honors Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from a recognized institution.

    Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience in various fields of agriculture, including managing a farm, outreach and training activities

    Skills/Competences

  • Computer Literate

  • Ethics and Integrity

  • Proven ability to meet timelines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

    Tenure of Appointment

  • Four (4) year contract

    Age Limit

  • Applicants should not exceed 40 years of age on the date indicated as the deadline for submission of applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University Assistant Farm Manager (Crops), Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (Muarik) Jobs in Uganda



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