3 Fresher Field Officer Job Placements – Ibero Uganda Limited

Organisation: Ibero
Uganda Limited
Project Name: NKG
Bloom Project
Duty Station: Mityana,
Masaka and Luweero, Uganda
Reports to: NKG
Ibero Regional Manager
About US:
Ibero Uganda is a
subsidiary of the Neumann Kaffee Gruppe and one of the leading exporters of
high quality coffee, with a processing facility in Kampala. Since 1994, when
the company was founded, Ibero Uganda has been working towards better
integration in the local market, and has become a professional, long term
faithful trading partner in the coffee sector. Over the years, Ibero Uganda has
developed an export operation that has placed us in a privileged position as
one of the most reliable exporters of carefully selected, properly processed
Ugandan Coffee. Our commitment towards the development of the coffee industry
is unwavering and we are proud to share our success in the promotion of Ugandan
coffee.
About NKG Bloom Project:
In line with the
above, Ibero Uganda in collaboration with several partners has set up a Farmer
Financing Unit (FFU) with the view to improve access to fertilizer input for
coffee farmers in Uganda. The objective of the project is to improve farmers’
livelihood through boosting coffee production and better integration of coffee
farmers in the coffee export value chain.
Job Summary: The
Field officers will support this intervention; depot committees being local
farmer organization’s in-charge of supporting coffee farmers, (for instance
through gathering coffee from member farmers and finding better markets for the
farmers). The Field officer will implement the FFU strategy for increasing
fertilizer and cash advance portfolio by ensuring quality data collection. The jobholder
will collect, organize and ensure timely entry of coffee bulking data at the
depot committees into proprietary Ibero (U) ltd mobile systems.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Mentor and train farmers on how to use
    Ibero Proprietary Software
  • Provide technical assistance to
    applicants and active farmers.
  • Advise and inform farmers on the
    fertilizer and cash advances.
  • The Field Officer will propose updates
    on policies, manuals and tools relating to the coffee bulking system.
  • Provide regular reports on coffee
    bulking
  • Organize meetings to educate farmers
    about Ibero Uganda products and services
  • Receive applications for fertilizer and
    cash advances
  • Ensure efficient communication between
    Ibero and the farmer groups


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the Field Officer job
    opportunities should preferably hold a university degrees in agriculture
    and rural development related fields
  • Extensive knowledge in Coffee growing in
    Uganda is an added advantage.
  • Ability to use an advanced mobile
    operating system.
  • Ability to work under minimum
    supervision.
  • Good team player.
  • Demonstrated capacity to document
    processes and outcomes.
  • Good use of MS word, Excel and computer
    literate.
  • Excellent oral, written, and
    interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to spend up to 90 percent of
    work time out of office for field work.
  • Ability to learn how to use various
    technologies as need arises.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to ride a
    motorbike with a valid riding permit is an added advantage
    .
  • Fluent in English and Luganda (will be
    tested)
     
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons should send their applications with an
up-to-date CV and motivation letter to (ibero-ffu-hr@ibero.co.ug). The subject
of the mail shall be: “Field officer {YOUR NAME} {PREFERRED DISTRICT}”
You will be
contacted if your application is retained and details about the location and
date for the next stage of the recruitment process will be communicated to you.
How to do a
motivation letter: A very important part of the application process is the
motivation letter. This is your opportunity to convince us that you would
really like to be a part of the Ibero team.
·        
Tell us
about yourself and your interests.
·        
Explain
why you want to work with us and share your expectations of Ibero as an
employer.
·        
Tell us
what it is about Ibero that aroused your interest.
·        
The
motivation letter must be written in English. To enable us to assess your
application accurately, it is very important that you do NOT: use clichés, send
sample motivation letters or copy and paste information from our website.
Deadline: 31st May 2018
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage of the recruitment
process not later than two weeks after the stated deadline.
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