Earn over 1.7m with No Experience as Data Collection Officer at Alliance One USA

Organisation: Alliance One Tobacco
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 1691
Salary: UGX 1,778,346
About US:
With
its global headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Alliance One proudly
claims broad geographic processing capabilities, a diversified product
offering, and an established customer base, which includes all of the major
consumer tobacco product manufacturers. They select, purchase, process, pack,
store, ship, and, in certain developing markets, provide agronomy expertise and
financing for growing leaf tobacco.
As
a leading independent leaf tobacco merchant, Alliance One International
provides worldwide service to the large cigarette manufacturers. Multinational
manufacturers of consumer tobacco products rely on independent merchants such
as Alliance One to supply the majority of their leaf. As a result Alliance One
purchases tobacco in more than 45 countries and serves manufacturers of
cigarettes and other consumer tobacco products in over 90 countries.
Alliance
One’s revenues are primarily comprised of sales of processed tobacco and fees
charged for related services to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products
around the world. They do not manufacture cigarettes or other consumer tobacco
products.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will collect data from Leaf Technicians
    and Area Managers for the trial plots in Alliance One Uganda Operational
    Areas.
  • Responsible for gathering data from individual Leaf
    Technicians and Area Managers, record the information, then key in the
    data into spreadsheets;
  • Personally gather information from the trial plots on
    the data collection sheets provided by the Agronomy Manager.
  • Clean the collected data to remove any wrong
    information or miss-spellings;
  • Under the guidance of the Leaf Area Manager, perform
    basic statistical work i.e. filtering and sorting the data in the way
    required by your Supervisor;
  • Regularly analyze the data gathered; compile summarized
    reports, graphs and tables.
  • Perform supporting activities in the data gathering
    process, such as preparing questionnaires or locating and screening
    suitable interview subjects etc.
  • Maintain confidentiality and be able to work with all
    people of various status to enable proper work relations.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidates for the Data Collection Officer
    vacancy should hold a Diploma in Agriculture. Possession of a Degree in
    Agriculture is an added advantage
  • Possess excellent computer skills, as data analysis and
    other daily jobs will have to be done using computers, especially with
    Spreadsheets and work programs;
  • Good typing and data entry skills;
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and above all
    a team player and result oriented.
  • Demonstrated integrity through actions and behavior;
  • Excellent oral communication skills;
  • Excellent typing skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills and highly results driven
  • Team player
NB: No past work experience is required;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send
their applications by clicking on this link.
Please
upload the following in your application; an updated CV / resume should include
your contact information and three work related references and a one page
statement describing your suitability for the role should be included.
Deadline: 18th March 2015

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