Fresher Agronomist Jobs – Diageo

Job Title:     Agronomist
Organization: Diageo
Duty Station: Kampala,
AutoReqId: 48449BR
About Diageo:
Diageo is the
world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of
beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include
Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor, Buchanan’s and Bushmills
whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan,
Tanqueray and Guinness.
Job Summary:  The Agronomist provides technical agricultural
extension services and guidance/support to Uganda Breweries Limited’s Local Raw
Material growers and value chain actors to ensure timely delivery of
competitively priced brewing local raw materials in required quantities and
desired quality
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Recruit growers and acreage to deliver agreed
tonnage of cereals and other brewing starch sources (as tasked from time to
time) of desired quantity and quality mainly barley, sorghum, maize and cassava
Provide technical agriculture extension services and
post-harvest handling training to growers of the required brewing cereals and
other brewing starch sources as tasked from time to time
Ensure timely reporting and proper management of
company assets
Implement and operate a safety agenda, risk
assessment with mitigation plans and ensure full compliance of all local and
applicable Diageo policies.
Work closely with relevant stakeholders, partners
and value chain actors to ensure set targets are met on timely basis and carry
out assessments to determine potential yields, adequacy / deficits and storage
Ensure company policies that relate to the
agribusiness operations are fully explained and understood by local government
authorities and community leaders
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Bachelor of Science
degree in Agriculture (preferably crop science)
At least two years’ experience in cereal production
preferably small grain cereals and at least (1) one year experience as an
Agricultural Extension Worker/Research Officer.
Working knowledge of equipment used in the field
planting, spraying and harvesting and post-harvest operations
Knowledge of the legal implications of the crop
contract growing, soil conservation and land tenure systems
How to Apply:
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