Project Manager, Asst. Manager – Cost Accounting, Logistics Officer

Full Time
  • Post Date: July 19, 2021
  • Apply Before: July 31, 2021
Job Description

Job title: Project Manager
Reports to: Head Agri Extension/Head Procurement
Location: Northern Region

Job Purpose: To coordinate activities in the project areas and ensure everything runs smoothly and targets are met

Key Result Areas

  • Expand the project by increasing the farmer base and acreage under organic cultivation in your area and identify areas with great potential for new projects and develop brief proposals for tapping into them.
  • Coordinate all project activities in your designated project area and ensure that they are running smoothly and accountability is made where required.
  • Ensuring that all necessary licenses are obtained in the areas in which the company operates.
  • Ensure procurement of commodities is as per the target and quality standards, specification, protocol, and lowest price both from farmers and traders by updating head office on commodity prices and trends, meeting and adding new traders to the vendor’s list.
  • Manage performance and motivate the field team by setting their targets, doing appraisals, coach, and mentor, identify training needs and give regular feedback to ensure that they are optimally utilized, attain a level of employee satisfaction, and are efficient.
  • Ensure that the manpower required to do the work is available by working with HR to identify and recruit suitable field staff to ensure that work goes on smoothly.
  • Supervise the implementation of the Internal Control System.
  • Ensure that all office equipment is well maintained in good working order and utilized in a cost-effective manner by controlling the movements, and monitoring field-level equipment.
  • Ensure CSR projects are done in a well-organized and effective way by coordinating with HO to implement the project in the villages.
  • Submit daily, weekly and monthly reports to the Head Agri Extension/ Head Procurement on daily activities of the field officers, inventory stock, project cost ( Actual V/s Budget), Procurement Cost (Actual V/s Budget) and Labor Cost(Actual v/s budget)

Education and Professional Qualifications
BSc. Agriculture /Horticulture, MSc. Agriculture /Horticulture

Work Experience
6 years of experience
Age bracket 35-45 years

Desired Profile

  • Experience in organic farming, Contract Farming is a must.
  • Knowledge of preparing organics pesticides and manure
  • Experience in certifications of organic farming projects & processing units

Job title: Asst. Manager – Cost Accounting and Inventory
Reports to: Manager Finance
Location: Kampala, with frequent visits to the North-Iceme in Kole.

Job Purpose
Work closely with procurement, production, quality assurance, and accounts to ensure that costing is done correctly

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze the manufacturing costs, prepare regular daily reports lot wise/ invoice wise considering cost of procurements from various locations
  • Prepare daily cost sheet for production and report for labour, energy, and overhead in production (Batch costing) and also at company level.
  • Variance analysis for inventory and production, identifying areas of improvement, and establish new or adjust existing inventory control procedures and practices for various products.
  • Review standard cost for accuracy maintains and improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation.
  • Prepare and complete production internal cost audits.
  • Recommend cost efficiencies in new product layouts starting from procurements up to the finished goods level.
  • Assisting in SAP implementation, along with future system enhancements.
  • Conduct physical inventories for all locations and monitor cycle count programs.
  • Prepare various financial analyses related to manufacturing costs, inventory, and expense information for various customers as needed for decision-making support. ·
  • Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
  • Monthly Inventory valuation for book closing purposes.

Education and Professional Qualifications
B.Com, BBA with CPA/ACCA completed.

Work Experience
7 years in a busy reputable company preferably manufacturing industry.
Age bracket 30-40 years

Desired profile

  • High integrity
  • Confidentiality/ Responsible
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Working in a team in a multi-culture environment

Job title: Logistics Officer
Reports to: AGM North Operations
Location: ICEME-KOLE District

Job Purpose: 
Oversee the operation processes from procurement to transportation and internal movement to ensure that it all runs smoothly and efficiently. Collate purchase requests from various dept of Iceme and send to Kampala office for converting purchase request to PO. If required logistics officer will liaise with the Store manager to get the material from Kampala to Iceme.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an efficient and transparent supply chain operations and logistics strategy
  • Ensure team efficiency by overseeing all daily operations and ensuring all policies and standard operating procedures are followed so that monthly shipment targets are met.
  • Analyze various processes/applications and recommend process modifications to enhance logistics efficiency.
  • Ensure timely movement of material from farm to factory and inter factory movement from one location to another.
  • Prepare a monthly budget for the dept and ensure it is adhered to while controlling costs by loss and waste monitoring, transit loss, and creating more efficient systems.
  • Get the 3P process implemented with full accountability and control.
  • Report on MIS and maintain records for commodity procurement and the whole supply chain.
  • Maintain high standards of environmental hygiene, health, and safety processes and systems by working closely with the warehouse supervisors.

Education and Professional Qualifications 

  • Diploma / Degree in logistics or supply chain management
  • Experience in logistics compulsory
  • Experience in factory operations is an added advantage.
    35-45 years of age

Work Experience
6 years

Desired profile

  • Experience in supply chain
  • Good business acumen
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Proactive

Send application and CV only to, CC: Deadline: 31st July 2021