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Production Manager

at Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Management
Currency UGX


Production Manager (Dried fruits and PowderProducts Line)

Organisation: CURAD

Deadline: 30th September 2019


The Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD) is a public-private partnership initiative promoted by Makerere University, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises Limited (NUCAFE), and National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), the University of Copenhagen (UC) and NIRAS International. CURAD is one of the six agribusiness incubators in Africa supported by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa under the UniBRAIN facility with funding from DANIDA.
CURAD is a public-private partnership initiative with the aim of producing innovative young entrepreneurs and agribusiness leaders to champion productivity and profitability of the agricultural enterprises that can spinoff new enterprises. This is an agribusiness innovation incubator geared towards creation of jobs and boosting incomes within the agricultural sector in Uganda piloting with the coffee value chain in the first four years

Key Outputs
i. Crop extension programmes implemented;
ii. Appropriate methods and technologies in agriculture demonstrated to farmers;
iii. Crop pests and diseases identified and reported on and farmers advised on effective biological and
chemical control methods;
iv. Agriculture and related statistical information/data collected and disseminated to relevant
authorities and stakeholders;
v. Demonstration tools and plots set up in various areas;


Planning organizing and coordinating;
Project management;
Knowledge in Agricultural engineering;
Ethics and integrity;
Communication; and
Time management

Experience Requirements

Working experience of at least three (3) years as an Agricultural Engineer in water harvesting, irrigation
and management of farm tools and technology at the level of Agricultural Engineer in Government or
equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

Education Requirements

Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering plus a minimum of a postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture, Farm Planning from a recognized Institution.