Agri Evolve Uganda Ltd is an agri-business established in 2015, based in the Kasese District. We work in the arabica coffee sector, in partnership with one of Uganda’s leading exporters and operate throughout the Rwenzori region. We are involved in the buying, processing and sustainability of coffee and are committed to increasing the quality and volume of coffee production for local Coffee Farmers. Field work is a key part of what we do, delivering training and support to over 5,000 farmers. This number will increase to 10,000 farmers over the next 3 years. We are involved with delivering the UTZ/Rainforest Alliance certification scheme and currently have 1,000 ceritified farmers in the region but will be expanding to 10,000 over the next five years.
We are now looking to appoint Coffee Agronmists to join our team and are seeking expressions of interest for argronomists at both entry and senior levels.
Entry level. At this level we would expect an applicant to have a Diploma or above in agriculture or a related subject. Some work experience in a related area of work would be an advantage. More important is a positive, enthusiastic attitude to the work we are doing and an ability to learn quickly. A successful applicant will be mature in outlook, and be able to earn the respect of his or her colleagues and the farmers they will work with.
Senior Level. A Senior Coffee Agronomist will hold a degree in Agriculture or a related subject. They will have had significant work experience including experience of the arabica coffee sector. They will be able to demonstrate a proven track record, and will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude to working within the coffee sector. A successful applicant will be responsible for a team of Field Officers and so will be able to demonstrate good management and leadership.
To express an interest in either of these positions, applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, and should include a CV and covering letter. The deadline for applications shall be 16th December 2018, and applications received after this date shall not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Agri Evolve U Ltd promotes equal opportunites in employment. Qualified applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected by local law.