Agriculture Manager – Nile Breweries Limited

Nile
Breweries Limited, a leading beverage company in Uganda, a subsidiary of
SABMiller, and also recognized as the Best Employer – the second largest brewing
group in the world seeks to recruit highly motivated, results oriented and
dynamic candidates for the post below.
AGRICULTURE MANAGER (2)
DEPARTMENT:
LOCAL SOURCING DEVELOPMENT
Key Responsibilities:
The
ideal candidate should be able to;
  • Manage farming and production
    of local raw materials.
  • Manage and coordinate service
    suppliers.
  • Ensure timely mobilization,
    recruitment and registration of farmers for barley and sorghum growing.
  • Maintain a safe , healthy and
    risk free -working environment.
  • Develop and register farmer
    associations at sub- county, district and regional levels.
  • Ensure that only pure seed
    supplied by NBL is planted by farmers and at the correct seed rate and NOT
    any other.
  • Organize farmer seminars,
    workshops and demonstration farms to coach farmers.
  • Identify the acreage and
    corresponding quantities of inputs that will suffice your area of
    operation
  • Ensure world class
    manufacturing systems are implemented by suppliers
  • Custodian and Dissemination
    of new farming information and technologies to farmers on a timely basis
  • Assist in the recovery of the
    costs of inputs advanced to farmers
  • Coach farmers to manage
    farming as a business on budgeting and production cost calculation to
    estimate financial requirements
  • Manage Research and Development.
  • Cooperative behavior with
    other people.
The ideal candidate should
have;
  • Bachelors of Science in
    Agriculture.
  • 2 years’ work experience in a
    related field
  • Fluent in English and one
    major local language
  • Conversant with
    Agro-chemical, farms machinery and equipment
  • Conversant with cereal
    farming (especially Sorghum and Barley]
  • High energy, integrity and
    attention to detail with a balanced personality self-discipline and drive,
    conceptualizing and innovative thinking, goal orientation and a strong
    output bias.
  • Proactive mindset,
    self-driven, self-starter and with initiative; ability to communicate
    (verbal and written],
  • Go getter attitude and should
    be ready to travel extensively to rural areas.
  • Computer literate
  • Driver’s License
Key attributes required:
  • Supervisory Skills.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Negotiation Skills.
  • Interpersonal Skills.
  • Decision Making and Advisory
    Skills.
  • Training and Coaching Skills.
How to apply:
The
Company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful
candidates. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the
above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should
please send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any),
present position, current remuneration
Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3] Referees plus telephone contact to the undersigned not
later than 16th March 2012 Note: 1) only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
Human Resources Specialist –
Technical, Nile Breweries Ltd., P.O Box 762, Jinja/Uganda

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