2 Fresher Junior Coffee Agronomist Job Placements – Kyagalanyi Coffee Limited

Job
Title:           
 Junior Coffee Agronomists (2
Job Placements)
Organization: Kyagalanyi
Coffee Limited
Duty Station: Masaka
and Luwero, Uganda
About US:
Kyagalanyi Coffee Limited was
founded in 1992 when the coffee industry was liberalised and is the oldest
licensed coffee exporter in Uganda. We remain one of the leading green coffee
exporters in Uganda with export volumes of about 400,000 bags a year. We source
high quality arabica and robusta coffees from all major coffee growing areas in
Uganda and are also working with over 12,000 farmers across the country to
improve the yields and quality of their coffee through our sustainability
initiatives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify
    and on-board farmers;
  • Implement
    farmer support programme, including agronomy trainings, farm visits,
    management of demo plots and input supply;
  • Identify
    potential risks and develop action plans;
  • Coordinate coffee mobilization;
  • The
    jobholder will collect data for Kyagalanyi M&E system;
  • Build and maintain effective working
    relationships with KCL staff, local
    partners and stakeholders;
  • Assist with data entry, data analysis and
    report writing.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Degree (preferably BSc) in Agriculture or related
    field;
  • Two
    years’ experience in related field of work (coffee, farmer support,
    certification);
  • Practical
    knowledge and experience with coffee production is highly desirable;
  • Proven experience with running farmer trainings;
  • Previous
    experience in collecting, analysing and reporting data (M&E) in Excel
    and Word;
  • Willingness and ability to work extensively in
    rural areas with farmers;
  • Experience
    in riding a motorbike (license is a must);
  • English
    and Luganda;
  • Personality traits: proven ability to lead by
    example, energetic, enthusiastic, self-drive;
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications via email to: kcl-hr@kyagalanyi.com and should include a
covering letter and CV.
Deadline: Friday 16th February 2018
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