Programs Manager Employment Opportunity – Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU)

Job Title:             Programs Manager
Organization:  Uganda
Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Chief Executive Officer
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:  
Livestock Management
·       
Coordinate the livestock by ensuring the
synergies and common lessons are captured and shared between development
partners; demonstrations farms, farmers and other stakeholders
·       
Support the profitable function of all UMPCU
Livestock Resource Centers (LRCs) as demonstration farms using participatory
stakeholder approaches.
·       
Prepare a customized TOR and work plan for each
demonstration units and selected sub county cooperative/cluster in
collaboration with members
·       
Ensuring that participating farmers sign an
“equitable working” agreement with UMPCU including agreement on
in-kind contributions by each lead farmer/enterprise
Financial Management
·       
Together with the Accountant, review, establish
accounting and financial systems for UMPCU in compliance with partner/statutory
regulations, policies and procedures
·       
Document, maintain and ensure compliance with
finance and administration polices for the entire organization
·       
Review, develop and establish UMPCU procurement
plan, ensure proper procurement policies are in place and followed
·       
Manage all the banking transactions, including
payments using the mobile money system
·       
Maintain a robust payroll system including
tracking benefits and allowances, ensuring compliance with all applicable tax
laws and reporting requirements
·       
Review, analyze, present and submit periodic
financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly
and annual financial statements
·       
Manage cash flow and forecasting, including
preparing and submitting funds request to partners/stakeholders
People management
·       
Undertake regular staff performance appraisals
and evaluations, capacity building, planning and leave scheduling
·       
Participate in the recruitment processes within
UMPCU
·       
Review, develop and establish a personnel reward
system



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a degree in veterinary
medicine
·       
A minimum of four years of working experience
with livestock especially cattle
·       
Must have a good understanding of animal
nutrition and feeding
·       
Good knowledge of animal health and diagnostics
·       
Must be registered with the Uganda Veterinary
Board
How to Apply:
Please submit a soft copy of your resume, application
letter, copies of your academic documents and certificates to
applications@ugandameat.ug with a copy to admin@ugandameat.ug
Deadline: Monday 13th
January, 2020

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