2 Field Based Agricultural Supervisor Job Opportunities – National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Organization: National
Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Technical Services Department, NAADS.
About US:
National Agricultural Advisory
Services (NAADS) is an organization established under the Act of Parliament of
2001. The Government of Uganda through NAADS is supporting sugarcane production
using an out grower’s scheme arrangement in several districts in Northern
Uganda in partnership with participating District Local Governments, Farmer
Co-operatives and Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd.
Job Summary:  The Field Based Agricultural Supervisor will
ensure technical supervision of all the sugarcane production activities
specified in the contract and provide monthly reports to management through
field based contract management team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out technical
    verification/Inspection of the sugar cane fields from where seed cane will
    be harvested.
  • Receive and inspect the seed cane at the
    factory premises of Horyal Investment Holding Company prior to planting in
    the out growers prepared fields.
  • Supervise the distribution and planting
    of the seed cane in the different areas of location where sugar cane out
    growers are located.
  • Establish and report the acreage of bush
    cleared, land prepared, area weeded, area planted and quantity of
    agricultural chemicals used on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Ensure that all production management
    practices in the participating members fields are conducted to the
    required standard.
  • Preparation and submission of reports in
    line with the specified/relevant activities.
  • Preparation of certificate of work
    completion that will inform the payment decision by NAADS Management.
  • Carry out any other tasks as assigned by
    the contract management team.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the National
    Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Field Based Agricultural Supervisor
    job placement must hold a Diploma in Agriculture with a bias in crop
    production and management. Additional qualification(s) are added
  • Two years of professional experience in
    the field of agricultural extension and working with farmers’/farmer
    organizations who are actively involved in crop production, especially at
    estate level.
  • Experience in plantation agriculture,
    especially sugarcane production.
  • Adult Ugandan.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must have good computer skills (MS Word,
    Excel and Power Point)
  • Demonstrable experience and excellent
    skills in report writing
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the
    ability to work effectively with a range of  institutions and environment.
  • Ability to work for long hours within a
    set-up of competing priorities.
  • Ability to respond timely to issues
    arising at work place and those raised by superiors.
  • Age: Below 45 years 
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications accompanied by a typed resume, copy of National Identity
Card, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials. The
applicant is expected to provide his/her telephone contact(s) as well as names
of three (3) referees stating their respective physical addresses, telephone
numbers and emails. Each applicant is required to specify on the address side
of the envelope, the position being applied for and then submit to:
Executive Director,
National Agricultural Advisory
Services (NAADS) Secretariat,
P.O. Box 25235, Plot 5,
Kyadondo Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.
Deadline:   Tuesday 22nd
October 2019 By 4:30 Pm
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