Producer Relations Manager job at Pristine Foods Limited

Pristine Foods Limited

Producer Relations Manager job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 10 December 2021

Hiring Organization: Pristine Foods Limited

Job Details:

The Pristine Foods Limited is the first company in East and Central Africa to provide regionally produced pasteurized and homogenized liquid egg products (whole, white and yolk) in chilled and frozen forms as well as egg powder for fortification in foods as a protein enhancer for patients especially malnourished children. Pristine Foods Limited is currently growing its producers network in Mukono and Wakiso districts, and therefore invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Producer Relations Manager within its establishment.
Vacancy: Producer Relations Manager
No. of Positions: 01
Department: Producer Relations Department
Reports to: PFL Managing Director
Duty Station: PFL Offices in Kireka – Kamuli Road

Job purpose:
To establish and strengthen capacity of smallholder producers for sustained and quality egg production. The Producer Relations Manager will oversee all activities of the Producer Relations Department including Extension and Advisory services; Coordination & Management; Efficient Egg Collection; Implementation of MOUs with farmers; Managing of Feeds for Eggs Program; Developing and managing the relationship with Farmers as well as supporting the Monitoring, Knowledge Management and Learning

Key tasks/duties:
1. Responsible for planning, supervising and implementing activities of the producer relations department
2. Ensure timely mobilization, recruitment and registration of egg producers for contracting and timely engagement with emphasis on impact
3. Organize and conduct farmer learning activities and strategies for knowledge management and capacity building
4. Mobilize and strengthen egg producer capacities in the management of feeds and efficient egg production and other relevant trainings on gender, entrepreneurship and basic financial literacy.
5. Conduct data collection and develop reports on the progress relating to sourcing, storage & distribution of feeds as well as collection of eggs from farmers and the related extension services provided
6. Manage and maintain a digital based farmers’ database to monitor access to services and inputs as well as a partners’ database for the management and continuous update of strategic alliances and opportunities for complementarity support
7. Ensure proper documentation at farmer level, bulking centers and department so as to effectively share the correct information for timely payments. Assist the producers in the recovery of costs previously advanced to them
8. Ensure timely monthly reporting based on key indicators and sustainability goal activities

Qualifications and Experience
• The applicant should hold a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Veterinary Medicine or equivalent from a recognized University/Institution. Additional courses in project planning and management is preferred.
• Minimum of five (5) years in a relevant working experience as a Manager or equivalent level of experience from a profitable agricultural business enterprise
• Conversant with growing farmer networks and conducting farming as a business training in poultry and feeds management including gender
• Ability to plan, organize and coordinate the work of staff engaged in producer relations department
• Ability to analyze technical and financial information from the databases and prepare a comprehensive report
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and interactions with different stakeholders
• Ability to observe and maintain confidentiality in performance of duties.
• Good in extension services and records management
• Willingness to work overtime as required with minimum supervision

• High energy, integrity and attention to detail with a balanced personality self-discipline and drive, conceptualizing and innovative thinking, goal orientation and a strong output bias.
• Proactive mindset, self-driven, self-starter and with initiative;
• Ability to communicate (verbal and written) in English and one major local language preferably from Central Uganda
• Go getter attitude
• Computer literacy is essential
• Ability to ride motorcycle with valid driver’s license

Key attributes
• Supervisory Skills
• Communication Skills
• Negotiation Skills
• Interpersonal Skills
• Team work and leadership skills

Age: Twenty-Five (25) years and above

Application procedure

The Company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should send their CV with email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees, letter of application and copies of scanned certificates /testimonials attached as one PDF to  not later than Friday 10th December, 2021 at 11:59 p.m (EAT time). All applications should be sent on mail.

Date Posted: 2021-12-02