Xavier Project Chief Operating Officer- Xavier Project's Agricultural Social Enterprise Jobs in Uganda

Xavier Project Chief Operating Officer- Xavier Project's Agricultural Social Enterprise Jobs in Uganda


  • Xavier Project is looking to recruit for the position of 'Chief Operating Officer' to be based in Kampala. We are currently setting the foundation for a maize milling and aggregation social enterprise starting in Rwamwanja, Kamwenge District. This aims to tackle market inefficiencies in the maize value-chain to support both Xavier Project's non-profit activities whilst maximizing benefits to local smallholder farmers. We have raised the capital needed to launch the first phase of the social enterprise. Now we are seeking an especially experienced, skilled and visionary individual to creatively utilise our resources and connections already attained and lead on the development and scaling of this social enterprise in Kamwenge and beyond.

  • The successful candidate is expected to use their entrepreneurial skills to sustain and develop the social enterprise in alignment with Xavier Project’s vision to help refugee’s lead fulfilled and dignified lives. The candidate shall be supported by Xavier Project staff, but will work fairly independently. The candidate will run the first phase of the business which is already fully funded, and investors are looking to the long-term. The investors are keen for someone with initiative to help present plans on how best to develop and scale-out the profit and non-profit elements of the social enterprise, with guidance from Xavier Project staff and partner organizations. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone full of ideas on how to address inefficiencies within the Ugandan agricultural sector and generate profits which can be reinvested into activities to support smallholder farmers and refugee-led organizations.

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Xavier Project Chief Operating Officer- Xavier Project's Agricultural Social Enterprise Jobs in Uganda



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