Chief Executive Officer Employment Opportunity – Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU)

Job Title:             Chief Executive Officer
Organization:  Uganda
Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Executive Committee
About US:
Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU) is a
member based cooperative with the objective of being the leading producers of
high quality meat and meat products for local and international markets. To
achieve this objective, UMPCU works to establish and maintain best practices
and standards with the involvement of members and other stakeholders. This is
geared to produce value for money meat and meat products through the
improvement of livestock production and productivity, increasing financial
access and inclusion, value addition, marketing and advocating for a fair share
for its members.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
The CEO provides technical support to the Board
by ensuring that Board resolutions are implemented
Develops and recommends to the executive
committee strategies including annual business plans and operating budgets
Organizes on time and attends as Secretary all
Board and Executive Committee meetings
Oversees the drafting of the strategic plan and
its review, and provides strategic leadership to achieve the set goals as laid
out in the strategic plan
The CEO is responsible for creating and
communicating UMPCU’S vision, mission and overall direction and supervising all
the managers and evaluating the success of the organization in reaching its
goals, making sure that each strategic goal is measurable and measured
The CEO ensures that stakeholders are served to
satisfaction and that UMPCU has a good reputation through liaising with other
entities including government bodies on behalf of the Board
Overseeing the financial management of UMPCU,
ensuring that adequate resources are mobilized and effectively and efficiently
used to achieve the organization’s strategic goals

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Masters’ degree in
business/ management or in a relevant discipline from a recognized university
Should have a minimum of seven years working
experience as a CEO in a reputable organization
Qualification in project planning and
management, MBA, or masters in Livestock development is an added advantage
An in-depth understanding of the dynamics of
Cooperatives/businesses is an added advantage
Excellent track record of performance at a high
level management position
Good track record in turning around organization
image and performance into a competitive and vibrant institution able to
command the respect of stakeholders through innovation, change management and
systems building
Knowledge of profit and loss, balance sheet and
cash flow management and general finance and budgeting
Ability to build consensus and relationship
among executives, partners and the workforce
Ability to assess and mobilize funding with
excellent proposal writing skills
Understanding of human resources and personnel
Experience with farmers and animal management is
an added advantage
How to Apply:
Please submit a soft copy of your resume, application
letter, copies of your academic documents and certificates to with a copy to
Deadline: Monday 13th
January, 2020
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