2 Coffee Technical Officers job post at Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

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Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Job Description

Job Category:
Technician jobs in Uganda

Job Location:

Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Years Of Experience

3 years

Job Details

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Job Summary & Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Job purpose:

1. To inspect coffee factories, equipment and factory infrastructure to ensure good manufacturing practices, and to disseminate agro-technical knowledge and skills to coffee farmers, buyers, processors, exporters and roasters for enhancement of coffee quality standards and value.

Key result areas

1. Inspect and evaluate for registration and licensing of coffee buying stores, primary processing factories, wet mills, extractors, export grading factories and roasters.

2. Train coffee buyers and factory personnel (technicians, supervisors, and machine operators) in good coffee processing skills and maintenance of factories.

3. Carry out regular field quality evaluations to determine out turn and screen size distribution of coffee.

4. Disseminate information to stakeholders on factory infrastructure, equipment and new processing technology advances for enhancement of coffee quality.

5. Register coffee buyers, coffee stores, coffee processors, primary coffee processing factories, wet mills, export grading factories, extractors and exporters.

6. Train, advise and sensitize sector participants on good handling, processing and storage techniques for the maintenance of good coffee quality at post- harvest level.

7. Train, technically empower and coordinate extension officers and other organs such as Agricultural Police, NEMA and local authorities in ensuring that coffee harvesting, post-harvest practices such as drying, buying, processing and storage of coffee conform to standards and the coffee regulations.

8. Carry out trouble shooting task forces to assess the performance and compliance of coffee stakeholders to standards and coffee regulations.

9. Maintain a database of inspected, registered and licensed coffee stakeholders in the assigned region

10. Prepare monthly reports on coffee technical extension activities.

11. Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by Management.


Job Qualifications

Qualification, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

Minimum qualifications

1. A Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering OR Mechanical Engineering, OR closely related field obtained from a recognised university.

Minimum experience

1. At least three (3) years relevant working experience in agricultural commodity processing.

2. Membership of a professional body will be an added advantage.

Required personal competences and skills

1. Flexibility to work upcountry.

2. Good communication skills

3. Report writing skills

4. Good time management skills


Application Process

To apply for this job please visit mis.ugandacoffee.go.ug.


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