Our client (Brookside Dairy Limited) the leading Dairy Company in East Africa has had its presence for over two decades dealing in dairy products; milk, butter, cheese, yogurt, ice-cream and etc. The company owes her success to her creative, determined, dependable and enterprising people and therefore we are sourcing for a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Head Milk Procurement as per the requirements below.

Job title Head Milk Procurement (South Western Region)
Reports to General Manager
Department Milk Procurement and Extension Services

Job Purpose

The Head Milk Procurement will be responsible for milk procurement, extension, production enhancement activities, planning, organizing & monitoring field operations at the milk collection & bulking centers & transportation to the processing plant and related tasks as per agreed guidelines/provisions according to Brookside Limited policy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for milk procurement extension & production enhancement activities.
  • Collect & analysis of milk data & planning for increased volumes.
  • Plan, organize & monitor field operations at the milk collection & bulking centers and transportation to the processing plant.
  • Design motivational programs & incentives to the dairy farmers.
  • Monitor the activities of the farmers’ organizations & training them on clean milk production Practices.
  • Conduct farmers’ meeting from milk catchment areas in Uganda.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly reports and databases as may be required and submitting them to your immediate Mentor.
  • Monitor security of company assets at all MCC & BCC in your area of operation.
  • Monitor recovery of equipment from un-operational MCC.
  • Survey & identifying new potential areas for MCC & BCC.
  • Monitor & organize, review meetings at BCC-Company run/out sourced Agency.
  • Maintain Suppliers’ data from BCC for Farmers’ payment.
  • Implement SOPs at MCC/BCC/Transport level.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time by your immediate supervisor.  

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years in the field of extension activities while organizing farmers’ groups or societies, training the farmers and supervision of primary societies & etc.

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in agriculture with emphasis in animal husbandry or its equivalent or a degree in veterinary science or a degree in dairy husbandry and milk processing from a reputable University.
  • Integrity
  • Excellent Communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Self-motivated and result orientated
  • Ability to use initiative and to multi-task.
  • Ability to train, organize and coordinate.

All suitably qualified candidates should submit their CV and academic documents to talent@strategicengagement.biz NOT later than 11:59PM, 20th June 2020.

Due to large volumes of CVs we receive, we are unable to respond to all the applicants. Only those shortlisted shall be contacted.



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