Job Opportunities at Farm Africa- Project Officers

Job Title: Project Officers
Station: Nakasongola and Nakasere and Luwero.
Responsibilities:
• In liaison with other project staff, to develop an effective and coherent plan for the field work.
• To ensure the effective and successful planning budgeting, management and implementation of project activities on the ground.
• To monitor and evaluate the implementation of the project activities.
• To play an active role as a member of the ISLIP project team.

Qualifications:
• Educated to degree level in a relevant subject e.g. agri-business, agricultural economics,
• At least 3 years professional experience of working with agri-business, marketing and farmer organizations in Uganda.
• Knowledge and practical experience as value chain development and agricultural financing.
• Previous private sector work experience in the agriculture or food industry is desirable.
• Experience of farmer participatory research and the farmer field school approach is desirable.
• Valid motorcycle license and off road motor cycle during experience is desirable.

Send application with a detailed CV and a day time telephone number.
You must disclose your current or past salary, failure to do so will disqualify your application.
Send application by hand, courier, post or email by 18th April 2011.
Mark job reference umber on top left of the envelope.

Send to:
Executive Selection Division
Manpower Service (U) Ltd, 3rd Floor
Social Security House, Plot 4, Jinja Road,
P. O. Box 29696,
Kampala, Uganda.

Email: manpower@africaonline.co.ug.

Project Coordinator Job Vacancy at Farm Africa

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Responsibilities:
• To manage the project in accordance with project documents, work plans and budgets to ensure that work is consistent with FARM Africa’s strategies.
• To line manage the project staff.
• To manage and nurture mutually beneficial partnerships with other stake holders.
• To contribute to the development of FARM Africa policies and strategies related to agriculture.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years senior management experience.
• Knowledge and practical experience of working with farmers groups.
• Previous NGO work experience.
• Knowledge of the development and policy environment in Uganda.
• Experience of agricultural value chains and facilitating market linkages.
• Valid motorcycle license and off road motor cycle driving experience is desirable.
• Experience of the farmer field school approach is desirable.


To apply
Send application with a detailed CV and a day time telephone number.
You must disclose your current or past salary, failure to do so will disqualify your application.
Send application by hand, courier, post or email by 18th April 2011.
Mark job reference umber on top left of the envelope.

Send to:
Executive Selection Division
Manpower Service (U) Ltd, 3rd Floor
Social Security House, Plot 4, Jinja Road,
P. O. Box 29696,
Kampala, Uganda.

Email: manpower@africaonline.co.ug.

Jobs at Farm Africa

Job Title: Project Accountant/Administrator

Responsibilities:
• To ensure compliance with the basic standards contained in the FARM-Africa finance procedures manual.
• To maintain comprehensive up to date project financial records.
• To assist the project coordinator with budgeting reporting and controls.
• To perform routine administrative and logistical tasks.
• To ensure sage custody of Luwero office assets.
• To play an active role as a member of the FARM Africa regional finance team.
• To ensure timely financial reports.

Qualifications:
• Full CPA (U) or ACCA qualifications.
• Project accounting experience.
• Previous NGO work experience is an advantage not a must.
• Compute literacy, MS Office and QuickBooks.

Send application with a detailed CV and a day time telephone number.
You must disclose your current or past salary, failure to do so will disqualify your application.
Send application by hand, courier, post or email by 18th April 2011.
Mark job reference umber on top left of the envelope.

Send to:
Executive Selection Division
Manpower Service (U) Ltd, 3rd Floor
Social Security House, Plot 4, Jinja Road,
P. O. Box 29696,
Kampala, Uganda.

Email: manpower@africaonline.co.ug.

Sales manager for Electrical and hardware products -Job Vacancy

A leading and highly reputed business house [manufacturing and trading] with major presence in East Africa wishes to appoint a senior sales professional to sell all kinds of Electrical and hardware products.

Job Title : Sales manager;
Electrical and hardware products
Location: Kampala-Uganda
Job profile:
Provide leadership in planning and translating the sales and marking strategic plans /performance targets.
Analyze and evaluate sales coverage, market size, competitors’ share and product preferences and spearhead products development.
Formulate and execute promotional strategies viz; exhibitions sales campaigns. Etc.
Producing, analyzing and maintaining all operational and strategic cost benefit analysis and documentation as may be required by the mgt.
Achieving overall sale performance indictors viz; targets, collections volumes and profits establishing and maintaining good customer relations and customer care mgt systems.
Set up constantly review sales credit and collection policy.

Person profile
AGE: approximately 30 yrs, a university graduate and MBA with marketing as a major
5/7 years of related working experience and a proven track record of working in a similar capacity and passion to excel.
Highly energetic and prepared to travel frequently
Excellent selling and negotiation skills.
A good leader, a good communicator and self motivated.
Computer literacy essential

Remuneration:
Flexible for right candidate

To apply:
Email your structured CV [before 11/4.2011]
To impexpdhul@yahoo.com
Post the CV with 2 coloured photos indicating your present pay:
The chief executive
P.O Box 9387, Kampala Uganda

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