Are you passionate about agribusiness, here is an opportunity to seize? Compassionate Women Initiative (CWI), is a project of Global Outreach Uganda and seeks to enhance its income for the implementation of some of its activities. To ensure sustainability and produce maximally, CWI seeks to recruit a farm Manager with the ability to manage a farm producing poultry and crops for the local market. The post will initially be a one-year contract and is renewable depending on prevailing circumstances.

Job Title: Farm Manager (1 Job)

Organization: Global Outreach Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty Station: Wairaka, Jinja, Uganda

Key Duties and Responsibilities

A. Physical Farm tasks

  1. Prepare soil and plants for planting.
  2. Perform transplanting of nursery bed plants for planting.
  3. Cultivate, apply manure, water, and trim plants at the CWI farm.
  4. Irrigates all plants at the farm.
  5. Fumigates and disinfects plants at the CWI farm for pests and diseases.

B. Management

  1. Inspect all areas of the farm for any changes
  2. Supervise the farm workers in their versions task even helping to do the manual labor.
  3. Oversee the farm workers are doing their tasks as required in their PRDs
  4. Lease with the veterinarian and report on when the vet schedules
  5. Responsible for the day to day decisions on the farm in consultation with the MD or Program Manager (II) Asset Management
  6. Insure that all farm equipment is maintained and handled well, feeders, building, equipment, etc
  7. Consulting with MD or Program Manager when there is need to purchase new equipment or replace.
  8.  Team building and communications skills with the farm staff

C. Documentation

  1. Stock taking
  2. Taking Inventory of all farm assists
  3. Preparing Annual Farm Work Plans & Budgets
  4. Reporting on weekly implementation of day to day activities.
  5. Developing Progress reports.

D. Marketing

  1. Marketing all farm products for a fair market price
  2. In coordination with the Accountant insure they are transported to where they are to be sold.
  3. Determine the pricing in consolation with Accountant, MD and Program Manager.
  4. Insuring that all sales are documented on the Sales Log to be turned in weekly
  5. Plan a long-range marketing program annually.
  6. Training of students and guiding visitors who come to see the farm.

E. Public Relations

  1. Sell out the Vision, Mission and values of CWI to our partners, patients and Community.
  2. Handle clients and partners with respect and kindness by using my Christianity to show others Jesus Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  3. The applicant should hold a minimum of a certificate in an agriculture related qualification from recognized institutions
  4. At least two years’ experience as a farm supervisor / Manager working in a farm setting preferably a poultry farm. Key personal competencies and essentials for the role
  5. Demonstrated strong coordination, teamwork, and planning skills,
  6. Ability to function effectively with partners, clients, customers and other staff
  7. Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  8. A good team player
  9. Ability to be mentored but also coach others
  10. Self-driven and Self Motivated How to apply CWI is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates who meet the above-mentioned requirements should send or email their applications, a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic documents to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, Global Outreach Uganda, P.O Box 1764, Plot 33, Lubogo Road, Jinja.

Deadline: not later than 31st July, 2018, 4:00pm.

Contact CWI

Compassionate Women Initiative Office, Uganda
Plot 33, Lubogo Road. Jinja, Uganda
P.O. BOX 1764
Tel: +256 039 323 9572

Signup For Our Newsletter