UCDA Regional Manager Jobs in Uganda

UCDA Regional Manager Jobs in Uganda



UCDA is established as a public Authority, and its mandate is to promote and oversee the
coffee industry by supporting research, promoting production, controlling coffee quality, and improving the marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to the farmers.


UCDA’s Vision is 'A sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder value for social
economic transformation’ and its mission is “To facilitate increase in quality coffee
production, productivity and consumption”. Its core values are; Leadership, Integrity,
Teamwork, Client Focus, Accountability and Professionalism.

Manage all UCDA operations at the Region in respect to coffee extension, transfer of technologies, quality assurance, market intelligence and information dissemination to stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate, link and liaise with DLGs, Civic leaders, coffee research scientists and
    other coffee development partners and stakeholders.
  • Supervise and give technical guidance to Regional Coffee Extension Officers,
    Regional Coffee Technical Officers, and Monitoring and Evaluation teams.
  • Monitor the implementation of seed and seedlings’ distribution procedures in line with
    the PPDA accredited Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Plan, budget and manage all UCDA resources in the Region.
  • Oversee coffee quality and enforcement of coffee regulations in the Region.
  • Oversee the implementation of programs and activities related to data collection on
    coffee markets and information dissemination to stakeholders in the Region.
  • Liaise with DLGs and implement provision of coffee specific extension programs
    through the single spine extension delivery system.
  • Train and mentor Staff at the Region.
  • Consolidate the region’s field reports and compile monthly reports on outputs and
    impact of UCDA activities in the region and submit them to the Directorate for review
    and
    guidance.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by Management

    Requirements


  • Bachelors Honours degree in any one of the following disciplines: Agriculture;
    Agriculture and Rural Innovation; Agribusiness Management; Agriculture Land Use
    and Management; Agricultural Engineering.
  • Post graduate Diploma or Degree in Agriculture, or Agricultural Engineering, or
    Agriculture and Rural Innovation, or Agribusiness Management, or Agriculture Land
    use and Management, or Agricultural Economics or relevant discipline.
  • At least seven (7) years working experience in an agricultural field, (3) years of which
    should have been at a supervisory level.
  • Ability to strategize and plan for agricultural production and productivity.
  • Leadership skills.
  • People and Communication skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Excellent Computer skills

    How to Apply


    Interested candidates are encouraged to send completed and signed application
    forms, download here, together with their application letters, certified copies of academic transcripts, not later than 2nd September 2019 to;-

    The Board Secretary / Director Corporate
    Services, Uganda Coffee Development Authority, Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road, P.O.
    Box 7267, Kampala (U).


    Electronic Submissions (2MBS in PDF) can be sent to
    ucda_hr@ugandacoffee.go.ug
    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    For more information and job application details, see; UCDA Regional Manager Jobs in Uganda

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