Regional Manager

at UCDA - Uganda Coffee Development Authority
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 19, 2019
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

JOB TITLE: REGIONAL MANAGER (3 positions)
DIRECTORATE: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
DUTY STATION: UCDA FIELD OFFICES
Job Summary: Manage all UCDA operations at the Region in respect to coffee extension, transfer of technologies, quality assurance, market intelligence and
information dissemination to stakeholders.
Key Result Areas
1. Collaborate, link and liaise with DLGs, Civic leaders, coffee research scientists and other coffee development partners and stakeholders.
2. Supervise and give technical guidance to Regional Coffee Extension Officers, Regional Coffee Technical Officers, and Monitoring and Evaluation teams.
3. Monitor the implementation of seed and seedlings’ distribution procedures in line with the PPDA accredited Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Skills

Ability to strategize and plan for agricultural production and productivity.
Leadership skills.
People and Communication skills.
Report writing skills.
Excellent Computer skills.

Experience Requirements

At least seven (7) years working experience in an agricultural field, (3) years of which should have been at a supervisory level.

Education 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.
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