Jobs at Africa Development Corps

Job Title: Fruit Marketing Officer

Africa Development Corps (ADC), formerly known as Visions in Action, is an international NGO based out of Washington DC, working in relief and development throughout Africa. Over the past 23 years we have been involved in the implementation of a wide range of humanitarian activities in countries such as Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa and Liberia. In particular, ADC has implemented development and relief programs in the areas of HIV/AIDS, education, youth development and food security.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Seek markets for fresh fruit in Kampala and other cities in Uganda, including hotels, restaurants, and supermarkets.
  • Receive shipments of fresh fruit from Rwanda and distribute them to clients in a timely manner.
  • Negotiate prices, track sales, and account for revenue and costs each month.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a university degree in agriculture or marketing.
  • A minimum of two years’ sales and marketing experience in the agricultural sector.
  • Detailed understanding and knowledge of food markets in Uganda and other East African countries.
  • A Ugandan citizen.
How to Apply for the job: 
Please express your interest by sending an E-mail application to: uganda@africadevcorps.org.
The email application should include a CV, covering letter stating why you qualify for the position, and three references. Please do not include all of your academic certificates in your application. The subject line of the email should read: Application for the role of Uganda Fruit Marketing Officer.

Deadline: 27th May 2014

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