8 Regional Coffee Extension Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

 

Job Title:         Regional
Coffee Extension Officer (8 Job Placements)

Organization: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Regional Manager

 

About US:

Uganda
Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) is established as a public Authority, and
its mandate is to promote and oversee the coffee industry by supporting
research, promoting production, controlling coffee quality, and improving the
marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the
country and payments to the farmers.

UCDA’s
Vision is ‘A sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder value for social
economic transformation’ and its mission is “To facilitate increase in quality
coffee production, productivity and consumption”. Its core values are;
Leadership, Integrity, Teamwork, Client Focus, Accountability and
Professionalism.

 

Job Summary:   The Regional
Coffee Extension Officer will coordinate all districts’ coffee activities for
increasing production and productivity.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Implement and supervise coffee nursery development
programs, distribution of seed and seedlings; and oversee compliance with
distribution procedures, and established standard operating guidelines.

·       
Implement coffee extension programs, in line with the
departmental guidelines.

·       
Promote new technologies which have been developed by
coffee research and disseminate the same to farmers.

·       
Maintain surveillance on coffee diseases & pests and
implement pest and disease control activities,

·       
Liaise with and ensure effective collaboration with local
authorities and other bodies with an interest in matters of coffee development
in the respective districts.

·       
Participate in development of work plans and budgets for
the Region.

·       
Provide technical support in the collection of coffee
production and marketing data, and administering of questionnaires on coffee
matters in the respective area of operation.

·       
Monitor the quality of Coffee at the farm and enforcement
coffee regulations by periodically checking on farmers.

·       
Compile monthly reports on coffee activities in the sub
region.

·       
Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by
Management.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal candidate for the Uganda Coffee Development
Authority (UCDA
) Regional Coffee Extension Officer job should hold a Bachelor of Science (First Class or Upper
Second class) in Agriculture, or Agribusiness Management or Agriculture
Extension or related field from a recognized university.

·       
At least three years of working experience in
Extension-related discipline in local government, private sector or NGO.

·       
Valid driving and riding permits.

·       
Flexibility to work upcountry.

·       
Good communication skills.

·       
Team Work Skills.

·       
Interpersonal skills.

 

How to Apply:

All
candidates are encouraged to send their applications online at the link below.

 

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NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 28th August 2020

 

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