Chief operating officer
Jobs at:Xavier Project
Deadline of this Job:
25 April 2021
Date Posted: Wednesday, April 07, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Chief operating officer – Xavier Project
Xavier Project is looking to recruit for the position of ‘Chief Operating Officer’ to be based in Kampala. We are currently setting the foundation for a maize milling and aggregation social enterprise starting in Rwamwanja, Kamwenge District. This aims to tackle market inefficiencies in the maize value-chain to support both Xavier Project’s non-profit activities whilst maximising benefits to local smallholder farmers. We have raised the capital needed to launch the first phase of the social enterprise. Now we are seeking an especially experienced, skilled and visionary individual to creatively utilise our resources and connections already attained and lead on the development and scaling of this social enterprise in Kamwenge and beyond. .
The successful candidate is expected to use their entrepreneurial skills to sustain and develop the social enterprise in alignment with Xavier Project’s vision to help refugee’s lead fulfilled and dignified lives. The candidate shall be supported by Xavier Project staff, but will work fairly independently. The candidate will run the first phase of the business which is already fully funded, and investors are looking to the long-term. The investors are keen for someone with initiative to help present plans on how best to develop and scale-out the profit and non-profit elements of the social enterprise, with guidance from Xavier Project staff and partner organisations. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone full of ideas on how to address inefficiencies within the Ugandan agricultural sector and generate profits which can be reinvested into activities to support smallholder farmers and refugee-led organisations.
Job Skills : Not Specified
Job Qualifications : Not Specified
Education Requirement: No Requirements
Job Experience: No Requirements
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
To apply for this position, we would like to ask you to complete and submit this online form. In addition, please submit your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and use your name and the job title “Chief Operating Officer for Xavier Project’s Agricultural Social Enterprise” in the email subject. Please note that only the CVs of long-listed candidates will be read so include the most relevant information from your CV in the application form.
The deadline for submitting the online form and sending your CV is midnight on the 25th April 2021. Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information about our work please visit www.xavierproject.org .
Xavier Project is an equal opportunity employer and therefore does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, colour, origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability. This is a secure form and your application will only be read by Xavier Project’s selection panel for this position and the Xavier Project Human Resources department.
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