Deputy General Manager Job Placement – Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited

Job Title:    Deputy General Manager
Organisation:
Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
General Manager
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 Deputy General Manager will provide
support to the General Manager to supervise and provide oversight directly for
all operations of the factory 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.
  • Leading 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 Factory and rating their performance.
  • Receiving and analysing departmental reports for any necessary
    follow up actions] issues and provides appropriate feedback to the
    respective heads.
  • Ensure good custody of the company assets.
  • Ensure and foster good public relations with all stakeholders of the
    company.
  • Facilitating the preparations and organising of shareholders annual
    or special general meetings.
  • Participating where necessary in negotiating the terms of agreements
    on behalf of the Tea Factory.
  • Over sees and approves procurement processes and actions of the
    procurement committee as it exercises its duties.
  • Carryout any other responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by
    the General Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture,
    Engineering, Food Science, Forestry Business Management, Economics or
    Social Sciences.
  • Five years of experience managing / supervising in the Tea Industry
    or Agricultural Production unit.
  • Ability to motivate the workforce to attain maximum productivity.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good industrial and public relations.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good research skills
  • Adequate knowledge of project planning
  • Ability to put in extra hours of work.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be ready and willing to work upcountry.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send in a letter of interest,
detailed curriculum vitae with contacts of three referees and certified copies
of supporting academic and other documents. All applications should be
addressed and physically brought to:
The Office of the
Company Secretary,
Uganda Tea
Development Agency Ltd,
Plot 821 Rubaga
Road, Kampala Uganda.
Deadline: Friday, 25th January 2019
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