National Agricultural Advisory Services Field Based Agricultural Supervisor Jobs in Uganda

National Agricultural Advisory Services Field Based Agricultural Supervisor Jobs in Uganda


National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) is an organization established under the Act of Parliament of 2001. The Government of Uganda through NAADS is supporting sugarcane
production using an out grower’s scheme arrangement in several districts in Northern Uganda in partnership with participating District Local Governments, Farmer Co-operatives and Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd. NAADS is looking for competent, committed and qualified Ugandans to fill field based positions to provide technical support in the areas of Agriculture, finance and audit for production of sugarcane under the out grower’s scheme.

The jobs are attainable under an initial eight (8)-months contract period with a possibility of renewable subject to satisfactory performance rating and availability of funding. The successful candidates will be based in Amuru and Lamwo Districts.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out technical verification/Inspection of the sugar cane fields from where seed cane
    will be harvested.
  • Receive and inspect the seed cane at the factory premises of Horyal Investment Holding
    Company prior to planting in the out growers prepared fields.
  • Supervise the distribution and planting of the seed cane in the different areas of location where sugar cane out growers are located.
  • Establish and report the acreage of bush cleared, land prepared, area weeded, area
    planted and quantity of agricultural chemicals used on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Ensure that all production management practices in the participating members fields are conducted to the required standard.
  • Preparation and submission of reports in line with the specified/relevant activities.
  • Preparation of certificate of work completion that will inform the payment
    decision by NAADS Management.
  • Carry out any other tasks as assigned by the contract management team

    Requirements

  • A minimum of attainment of Diploma in Agriculture with a bias in crop production and
    management. Additional qualification(s) are added advantage.
  • Related job experience, age
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in the field of agricultural extension and working with farmers’/farmer organizations who are actively involved in crop production, especially at estate level.
  • Experience in plantation agriculture, especially sugarcane production.
  • Adult Ugandan aged below 45 years.

    Desired qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in supply chain management, business management, public health or a related field with fifteen (15) years’ experience in the areas as described above.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest developments in advancing good/best practices in supply chain management.
  • Proven record of leadership in design and management of Supply Chain programs and experience
    leading projects across a range of intervention
  • types and/or health areas.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 14th October 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; National Agricultural Advisory Services Field Based Agricultural Supervisor Jobs in Uganda

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