Assistant General Manager – Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited

Organisation: Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited
Duty
Station:
Bushenyi,
Uganda
About
US:
Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited is a smallholder tea company located
in the South Western district of Bushenyi. Igara is a leading black tea
producer that manages this process from the farmer to the markets by
implementing a series of programmes and procedures that will ensure the company
realizes maximum benefits for all stakeholders.
Job Summary: The Assistant
General Manager will support the General Manager in providing oversight of all
operations of the company in the different departments and ensure maximization
of outputs and profits for the benefit of all stakeholders.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Leading in setting targets and coordinate
    the work of different Heads to ensure achievements of those targets.
  • Overseeing the management team in
    developing corporate plans, annual operating plans and budgets as well as
    developing various strategies that unable target to be achieved.
  • Supervising HOD’s at the Tea Factories especially in Buhweju and rate
    their performance.
  • Receives and analyses departmental reports
    for any necessary follow up actions/ issues and provides appropriate
    feedback to the respective heads.
  • Guarantees good custody of the company
    assets.
  • Ensures and foster good public relations
    with all stakeholders of the company.
  • Assists the preparations and organising of
    shareholders annual or special general meetings.
  • Takes part where necessary in negotiating
    the terms of agreements on behalf of the Tea Factory.
  • Manages and approves procurement processes
    and actions of the procurement committee as it exercises its duties.
  • Performs any other responsibilities as may
    be assigned to him/her by the General Manager
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Food Science, Forestry,
    Business Management or Economics.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience
    managing / supervising in the Tea Industry or agricultural production
    unit.
  • Skills in research
  • Detailed working knowledge of project
    planning
  • Good leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Possess the ability to motivate the
    workforce to attain maximum productivity.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good industrial and public relations.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Possess the ability to make decisions
    under pressure
  • Ability to put in extra hours of work.
How to Apply: 
All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, detailed
curriculum vitae with contacts of three referees and copies of supporting
academic and other documents via Email to: igara@ugatea.com.
The applications should be addressed to:
The General Manager,
Igara Growers Tea Factory Ltd,
P.O. Box 110,
Bushenyi. Uganda.
Deadline: Friday, 29th
May 2015
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