Cocoa Operations Manager Job at Agro business Company - Jobs in Uganda

Cocoa Operations Manager

Location:  Uganda


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 January 2021

Hiring Organization  Agro business Company

JOB DETAILS:
On behalf of our client an agro business company, we seek to recruit a highly competent, motivated and professional individual to fill the position of Cocoa Operations Manager Job summary: To ensure the cocoa sourcing of the company .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Effectively oversee buying, production, storage and shipping of Cocoa
• Directly manage all staff in Bundibugyo including quarterly performance reviews and annual professional development plans
• Design and oversee construction and expansion of production facilities
• Further develop systems to ensure sourcing accountability and traceability
• Plan and manage organic certification contracting for over 2,000 suppliers
• Continue development of local sourcing strategy for Bundibugyo district including necessary measures to ensure transparency (i.e. radio adverts, price checking, buyer audits, etc.)
• Compile and review weekly and monthly reports from each local staff member – accounting, procurement, storage, and production
• Liaise directly with customers, investors, donors and development partners
• Work closely with Managing Director to arrange and oversee logistics of sales and deliveries
• Plan and coordinate implementation of any farmer engagement, including training, contracting, certification, and mobilization
• Brainstorm and propose useful and exciting community development initiatives that will benefit both the company and its suppliers

Qualifications and skills
• Degree in Agriculture, business, engineering or development field
• Fluent English
• 5+ years of experience in private sector agricultural business
• 3+ years of experience in cocoa bean quality assessment and management

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree


Job Experience Requirements: 5+ years

Application procedure

Qualified and interested applicants should send their Application, CV and supporting documents indicating names and contacts of three professional referees by email to: recruitment@rcsconsult.net
Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Date Posted: 2020-12-10

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