afcaThe African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA) is a regional non-profit, non-political professional regional coffee association representing coffee sectors in eleven members countries, namely: Burundi, D R Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Association has its headquarters in Uganda, where the secretariat is hosted.

AFCA seeks to employ a Chapter Secretary for (Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda & Malawi)

Duties and responsibilities;

  • General administration of the AFCA country office and country work plans
  • Plan and execute conferences and workshops for AFCA
  • Custody o AFCA assets and documents
  • Stakeholder relations, member recruitment and customer relations
  • Coordination of AFCA and partner in-country projects
  • Analysis and reporting on general industry issues
  • Any other duties as directed by the Secretariat

Key Competences and Qualifications

  • A University Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Food Sciences, Business studies and management.
  • Good Understanding of the Coffee Industry
  • Minimum of 5 years post university working experience in a busy environment.
  • Career interest in Agricultural Development, Project Management and NGO work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional Suite and excellent email and web management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Willingness to travel around the country and in the region

Individuals who meet the above specifications should submit their applications with relevant academic credentials and a detailed CV having contacts of 3 referees to the:

Executive Director

P.O. Box 27405 Kampala, Uganda

Deadline – 30th April 2015