Scheme Manager job at Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd
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Vacancy title: Scheme Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Agricultural Services & Products ]

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Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
15 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About Us:
Part of Volcafe Group, Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd is Uganda’s oldest licensed Coff ee Exporter, established in 1992. Kyagalanyi produces and exports green Robusta and Arabica (washed and natural) coffee from all major growing areas in Uganda, with the vision of making the coffee business better, together. We work hard towards Volcafe´s ambition to be the world’s best coffee partner, by focusing on partnerships and long-term relationships. With a modern processing facility in Namanve, Kampala, a parchment reception & storage center in Mbale, a storage center in Masaka, and several washing stations in Bugoye, Kisinga, and Mount Elgon, we seek to be our donors and roasters partner of choice. We have sustainable coffee schemes supporting farming households to increase production and improve quality, focusing as well on sustainability topics such as carbon assessment, landscaping, gender, coffee youth teams, child education, and many more. As Kyagalanyi, we also have our own roastery to promote high-quality Ugandan coffees in local and export markets. To ensure we can deliver on our service level to our global network, we are looking to fill the following position below:-
Job Title: Scheme Manager.
Duty Station: Paidha (West Nile)
Department: Sustainability.
Reports to: Sustainability Coffee Value Chain Manager/ Senior Agronomist.

Job Purpose:
The Scheme Manager will be responsible for the setup of the new Paidha Arabica coffee Scheme. He / She will oversee the overall management and performance of the scheme as well as work closely with farmers to increase coffee production and quality commercially and sustainably in the West Nile region.

Main duties and responsibilities
• Set up a new Arabica coffee scheme in Paidha including infrastructure such as a washing station, warehouse, and offices.
• Develop a new RA Arabica coffee Value chain in Paidha of around 2,500 farmers.
• support the design, technical support, and monitoring of partner sustainability projects and initiatives in the scheme’s areas of operation
• Deliver on all scheme-related targets, sustainability, and where relevant commercial.
• Develop and manage working relationships with internal and external partners.
• Ensure compliance of the scheme to international certification standards such as RA, AAA, and C.A.F.E
• Day to day Planning, Monitoring, and Supervision of scheme staff, including Agronomy coordinators and Technical Commercial Assistants.
• Financial and technical reporting to the head office in Namanve
• Budget management and accountability
• Integrate coffee component activities with other value chain/project components including gender, child education, access to finance, environment and certification, client, and partner compliance requirements
• Build a working culture that supports an entrepreneurial approach in the management of the supply chain and implementation of projects within the scheme
• Continuously improve management and implementation based on feedback from staff, farmers, clients, and partners

Required qualifications, experiences, and competencies
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or a relevant discipline
• Minimum 5-7 years relevant work experience in (Arabica) coffee value chains, and in working in the field with coffee farmers
• Strong working experience with the implementation of international certification standards such as RA, AAA, and C.A.F.E
• Sound knowledge of and experience in working with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook
• Knowledge of local language(s) spoken in the West Nile region is an added advantage
• Good knowledge of the West Nile region. Previous working experience in the West Nile region is an added advantage
• Strong management, supervisory and organizational skills
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build positive working relationships
• Sound knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation principles

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All applications should be sent via email to  and should include a cover letter, CV, and copies of qualifications. The deadline for all applications will be January 15th, 2023 at 5 p.m. Any applications received after the deadline date will not be considered. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not heard from us by the 30th of January 2023.
Equal Opportunities Statement
Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd. is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by local law. We also take reasonable steps to accommodate applicants with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.
Solicitation of any kind will not be tolerated and will lead to a rejection of an application. There are no fees required to apply for any role at Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd.
Kampala Industrial & Business Park – Namanve
P.O. Box 3181 / Kampala – UGANDA
+256 (0) 312 265251
+256 (0) 414 230145

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Job Info
Job Category: Environment, Forestry and Agriculture jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 15 January 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 11-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-01-2066
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