15 District Coordinator Job Opportunities – Uzima Chicken Uganda

Organization: Uzima
Chicken Uganda
Duty Station:
Determined based on business needs, Uganda
Reports to: Area Sales Manager or Regional Sales Manager
Start Date: mid-August 2020 or earlier
About US:
Uzima Chicken Uganda
is a social enterprise focused on making smallholder farmers healthier and
wealthier. Uzima Chicken distributes an improved breed chicken that is 4x more
productive than local breeds in terms of egg and meat production, while
requiring the same level of management and care as the local chicken. Rearing a
flock of 10 improved breed chickens can generate a 270,000 UGX net profit
uplift for a smallholder family. With Uzima’s bird, rural households in Uganda
can build income resilience, confidently pay for their children’s school fees,
and introduce larger volumes of animal protein into their daily diets.

Uzima Chicken seeks
to reach every rural household by 2025 and aims to be the leading smallholder-focused
poultry enterprise in East Africa. In the past 2 years of operations, Uzima
Chicken has attracted investments from the AgDevCo and the Bill and Melinda
Gates Foundation.
Job Summary: We
are looking for 15 District Coordinators (DC) who will be primarily responsible
for helping Uzima Chicken find the market for brooded (month-old) SASSO birds
and build out a market linkage network in their respective districts. The
District Coordinators will ensure consistent growth in orders collected from smallholder
farmers in their respective communities while following Uzima Chicken’s
organisational policies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
about positively impacting smallholder farmers in rural areas
/ degree in related fields (e.g., Agribusiness, Agriculture, Animal Production)
OR 2+ years of field experience in the poultry business or any related field
interpersonal and communication skills (local language; English is a plus)
and able to keep clear / accurate sales records
a positive, inspirational attitude while working under pressure
ability to lead, coach, and manage people (particularly farmers / VAs)
to work independently with limited follow up
level of integrity and accountability
work ethics
coordination skills
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates who wish to join us in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to
send their CV, Cover letter and Academic credentials on;
[email protected] while clearly stating their salary expectations. Use
subject line: Application for District Coordinator
Note: All
shortlisted candidates will be required to respond to our short questionnaire.
Deadline: 10th August 2020 (Applications will be received on a rolling
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