Several No Experience Coffee Sourcing Officer Job Opportunities – Zoe Recruitment (Coffee Trading Company)

Organisation: Zoe
Recruitment (Coffee Trading Company)
Duty Station: 
Greater Masaka, Kamuli, Buikwe, Mukono, Kasese, Rubirizi, Rukungiri, Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Coordinator
About US:
Zoe Recruitment is
an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute to the transformation of
productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to business/organizations, and
placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then forms the foundation for
sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic growth. They are recruiting
for their client. The company is a coffee trading company with a strong focus
on working directly with farmers and farming communities, often in complex
rural and socio-economic environments. A cornerstone of the company’s strategy
is to engage farming households through the provision of rural based services
and trade via Farmer Hubs. This includes, but is not limited to, training of
farmers on good agricultural practices, certification, and the provision of
inputs and financial services.
Job Summary:  The Coffee Sourcing Officer will achieve
sourcing and quality targets with the ability to organize a workload of
different tasks & responsibilities. Identify, organize opportunities to
source coffee.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Off-season
·        
Mobilize
farmers (prospection, identification, & registration of coffee growers)
·        
Train
farmers on agricultural best practices & sustainability standards
·        
Plan
harvest season (reparation of sourcing area, identification &
implementation of collecting sites, plan volumes with local suppliers)
·        
Gather
internal and external information relevant to the organisation
·        
Accomplish
any other task given by the regional coordinator
On-season
·        
Manage
all activities of the Coffee Sourcing Centre
·        
Provide
accurate & on time reporting to the management
·        
Coordinate
sourcing sites & local suppliers
·        
Manage
the performance of all staff in the CSC
·        
Motivate
employees, solve conflicts, and preserve customer relationship
Control
·        
Accomplish
any other task given by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Rural development
or its equivalent
·        
No prior
work experience required but a demonstrated motivation to lead a successful
career within the coffee industry
·        
Excellent
planning & management skills with the ability to prioritize & respond
to tight deadlines
·        
Excellent
analytical and synthesis skills, at ease with numbers
·        
Excellent
leadership skills, able to encourage & motivate a team
Behavioral Competencies
·        
Hard
worker – Able to work under pressure
·        
Integrity
– honest and has high level of ethics
·        
Dependability
– reliable, responsible, & dependable
·        
Team
work – pleasant with others, displays a good natured cooperative attitude
·        
Confidentiality
– deal with sensitive & confidential matters
·        
Supplier
orientated – focus on discovering and meeting supplier needs
·        
Cultural
awareness – Ability to build relationships quickly & with a wide variety of
people
·        
Computer
Skills
·        
Willingness
to work in the countryside
·        
Motorcycle
driving license
·        
Candidates
with experience working in any of the above districts are encouraged to apply.
·        
Proficient
in both Microsoft Excel and Word
·        
Languages:
Proficient in English, Luganda;
any local language is a plus
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.

For more of the latest jobs, please
visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or
find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *