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Coffee Sustainability Manager

Closing: Sep 19, 2022

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Published: Sep 6, 2022 (25 days ago)

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JOB PURPOSE:

Develop systems, programs and guidelines for development of

sustainable, specialty and fine coffee niches in the sub-sector
MINIMUM EDUCATION

1. Master’s degree in Agriculture, or Food Science and Technology, or CoffeeManagement, or Chemistry, or any other related field from a recognizedUniversity.

2. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, or Food Science and Technology, or Coffee

Management, or Chemistry, or any other related field from a recognizedUniversity.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE


1. At least five (5) years’ relevant working experience in sustainability concepts,

sustainable coffee farming systems, in the NGO or private sector, three (3)years of which should have been at a supervisory level.


Responsibilities
JOB PURPOSE:

Develop systems, programs and guidelines for development of

sustainable, specialty and fine coffee niches in the sub-sector
MINIMUM EDUCATION

1. Master’s degree in Agriculture, or Food Science and Technology, or CoffeeManagement, or Chemistry, or any other related field from a recognizedUniversity.

2. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, or Food Science and Technology, or Coffee

Management, or Chemistry, or any other related field from a recognizedUniversity.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE


1. At least five (5) years’ relevant working experience in sustainability concepts,

sustainable coffee farming systems, in the NGO or private sector, three (3)years of which should have been at a supervisory level.


1. Production and certification schemes for sustainable, fine and specialty coffee

 Liaise with the Value Addition Section in planning and strategizing forcertification schemes

 Liaise with specialists and work with them in order to build capacity in Q & R

grading,

 Enhance the visibility of UCDA as a country partner in Q & R grading,


 Manage the certification process for specialty Arabica and fine Robusta,


 Identify groups / coffees that should be certified,


 Identify the logistical support that is needed for certification.

2. Profiling and characterization of Robusta and Arabica coffees

 Advise on coffee and soil sample collection and analysis for coffee

profiling

 Liaise with service providers on chemical and soil analysis


 Study analyzed data on the various samples


 Prepare reports on profiling and highlight the factors affecting quality, and

what needs to be improved

 Assign profiles to the coffees according to the data collected


3. Provide advice to Management on production and market trends for

sustainable coffees

 Compile statistics on the amounts of sustainable coffees traded in seasons

for respective coffee growing areas

4. Centre of Robusta Centre of Excellence


 Collect information about Uganda coffee from farm to cup


 Continue to oversee the maintenance of a coffee library / gallery


 Showcase collected data in a way that tells ‘a coffee story’ about

Ugandan coffee

 Promote Uganda as a Centre of Robusta Excellence


5. Budgeting and planning

 Prepare and present the annual departmental budget, work plans andprocurement plans for Management’s approval.

 Ensure requisitions are initiated in time and according to the timelines

stipulated in the implementation and procurement plans

 Ensure that that budget limits are complied with, and monitor absorption of

funds allocated.

6. Develop training and sensitization programs for different stakeholders along

the value chain on coffee sustainability


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