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Field Coordinator, Kampala

Last update 2024-05-20
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2134472750
Free
Field Coordinator, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified April 28, 2024

Description

Company Description Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods.

Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world.

Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Job Description Overall responsibility: Implement the country sustainability strategy including Responsible Sourcing (RS) and Stronger Coffee Initiative (SCI) in the field, coordinating with agronomists and field technicians.

Key areas of responsibility Supervise and co-implement the Responsible Sourcing activities in the field including the development, management, and audit of certified supply chains.

Help identify new areas, plan and monitor farmer training activities Take responsibility for the assigned scope, including field technicians, farmers, collectors, and agents in the responsible sourcing networks.

Be the reference point for the rest of the team regarding best practices about responsible sourcing (certified and verified coffee schemes) and sustainable coffee production.

Plan and ensure timely training of field technicians according to relevant certification standards and ensure proper allocation and utilization of assigned company resources.

In collaboration with SCI project manager, ensure proper coordination on the field with external SCI partners active in supporting LDC RS farmers Responsible for the sustainability data management and analysis under the supervision of agronomists and the guidance of the country sustainability manager Ensure that data collected by field technicians are in accordance with SOP, prepare reports and oversee traceability systems Regularly report on the implementation of the sustainability operations to the country sustainability manager and team leader.

Ensure all activities comply with relevant Group Code of Conducts, legal demands and ethical standards.

Perform any other ad-hoc duties as requested by direct manager.

Experience Experience: 2-3 years of experience in sustainability programs including certifications, preferably in coffee.

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferably in agriculture or a related field Languages: In addition to English, reasonable spoken and written Luganda.

Knowledge & Skills Strong knowledge in agriculture, especially coffee agronomy, research, and data analytics Experience in developing certified supply chains (e.g., Rainforest Alliance, 4 C)Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and good knowledge of GIS data management Willing and able to travel on regular basis for field monitoring and implementation of sustainability initiatives.

Riding of motorcycle will be required from time to time.

Sound time and project management stills Exceptional active listening, verbal, and written communication skills Strong research, decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments Ability to work independently and as a team.

Additional Information What We Offer We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer Competitive salary and benefits​​​​​​Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)Pension contributions Access to Training and Development Access to Concierge Partnerships Diversity & Inclusion LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA.

LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives.

We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us Company Description Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods.

Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world.

Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Job Description Overall responsibility: Implement the country sustainability strategy including Responsible Sourcing (RS) and Stronger Coffee Initiative (SCI) in the field, coordinating with agronomists and field technicians.

Key areas of responsibility Supervise and co-implement the Responsible Sourcing activities in the field including the development, management, and audit of certified supply chains.

Help identify new areas, plan and monitor farmer training activities Take responsibility for the assigned scope, including field technicians, farmers, collectors, and agents in the responsible sourcing networks.

Be the reference point for the rest of the team regarding best practices about responsible sourcing (certified and verified coffee schemes) and sustainable coffee production.

Plan and ensure timely training of field technicians according to relevant certification standards and ensure proper allocation and utilization of assigned company resources.

In collaboration with SCI project manager, ensure proper coordination on the field with external SCI partners active in supporting LDC RS farmers Responsible for the sustainability data management and analysis under the supervision of agronomists and the guidance of the country sustainability manager Ensure that data collected by field technicians are in accordance with SOP, prepare reports and oversee traceability systems Regularly report on the implementation of the sustainability operations to the country sustainability manager and team leader.

Ensure all activities comply with relevant Group Code of Conducts, legal demands and ethical standards.

Perform any other ad-hoc duties as requested by direct manager.

Experience Experience: 2-3 years of experience in sustainability programs including certifications, preferably in coffee.

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferably in agriculture or a related field Languages: In addition to English, reasonable spoken and written Luganda.

Knowledge & Skills Strong knowledge in agriculture, especially coffee agronomy, research, and data analytics Experience in developing certified supply chains (e.g., Rainforest Alliance, 4 C)Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and good knowledge of GIS data management Willing and able to travel on regular basis for field monitoring and implementation of sustainability initiatives.

Riding of motorcycle will be required from time to time.

Sound time and project management stills Exceptional active listening, verbal, and written communication skills Strong research, decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments Ability to work independently and as a team.

Additional Information What We Offer We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer Competitive salary and benefits​​​​​​Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)Pension contributions Access to Training and Development Access to Concierge Partnerships Diversity & Inclusion LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA.

LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives.

We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Field coordinator

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