JOB DETAILS: Kakira Sugar Limited is a leading sugar manufacturer in Uganda. KSL boasts of 2 (two) sugar estates, one in Kakira- Jinja and the other in Kayunga. We seek to recruit dynamic, experienced and competent candidates to fill various vacant positions in the company. Job Title: Deputy Manager - Outgrowers 01 past Job Ref: 2020.07.32/0G-M-OGS-19 Reporting to Manager - Outgrowers and;
Will be responsible for: • Assisting the Outgrowers Manager to plan and monitor the cane registration of sugarcane by Outgrowers farmers in order to achieve the set target of cane supply to the factory. • Following up on cane sampling and pre- harvesting maturity surveys. • Assisting the Outgrowers Manager to regulate and issue cane harvesting permits to meet the set target. • Assisting the outgrowers Manager to plan and regulate the registration and operation of cane transport vehicles. • Checking on the activities of the field staff through joint field visits and conduct random checks. • Following up on crop management and cane supply. • Processing farmer's files for advances for cane harvesting and final payment, • Participating in farmers group meetings and field demonstrations. • Liaising with other sections/Departments of KSW to ensure smooth functioning of the section activities. • Liaising with outgrowers farmers’ association to promote and maintain good relationships with the company. • Ensuring that the general register of all Outgrowers fields is accurately maintained. • Ensuring that the cane inventory is accurately maintained. • Preparing sectional reports and relevant statistics to keep the Outgrowers Manager informed about the activities of the section. • Performing any other duties as maybe assigned by the Outgrowers Manager/Management from time to time.
Qualifications: • Applicants must be holders of A degree in Agriculture plus a post graduate training in relevant field.
Experience: Applicants must have at least eight (8) years' experience in agricultural practices three (3) years of which should be a Superintendent in a big organization.